"We did it on the Stewartstown Road so people could be seen out and about. Walking is good for your physical and mental health, and talking is good for you mental health, so it's a good positive thing for people. It's about trying to get as many people to do that as possible.

"We're saying to people that if they have any worries then just share them and talk about them and you'll feel a lot better for it."

He added: "It was good to see so many people taking part in and we're going to try to do more things around suicide prevention throughout the year."