As part of National Suicide Awareness Week, Illinois State University will host a screening of the film To Write Love on Her Arms at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, in the Bone Student Center, Circus Room. The event is free and open to the public.

The film is based on the true story of a young girl who struggles with addiction and abuse. The movie portrays the value of genuine friendships and a journey of recovery; and presents a vision of hope, healing, and redemption.

To inspire those suffering from mental illness, there will a Wall of Hope displayed at the movie screening. Students can write messages or take pictures on the Quad to be included in the Wall of Hope.

The event is sponsored by the University Program Board. For more information, call 438-8814.