RAISING AWARENESS AND HOPE IN THE COMMUNITY

Increase your understanding of suicide, its prevalence and the risk factors for specific populations, and acquire tools for prevention, assessment and intervention.

$75, Summit Registration, includes refreshments, lunch and materials  

Summit Location: La Crosse Center | South Hall | 300 Harborview Plaza | La Crosse, Wis.
Awareness Event: Riverside Park | La Crosse, Wis.

Who Should Attend:

  • Psychologists
  • Social workers and counselors
  • Teachers
  • School guidance counselors
  • Clergy and pastoral care
  • Law enforcement officials
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Medical assistants
  • Youth leaders
  • Student service personnel
  • Interested/affected community members

The QPR (question, persuade, refer) prevention tools will be taught throughout the Summit, www.qprinstitute.com

For more information and to register: Continuing Education, 608.785.6504 or conted@uwlax.edu

In Partnership:

La Crosse Area Suicide Prevention Initiative 

UW-La Crosse Continuing Education/Extension

2014 Suicide Prevention Summit Sponsors

Mayo Clinic Logo




Gundersen Medical Foundation Kaitlin's Table Fund Logo Logistics Health Incorporated




joe was just joe foundation logo

La Crosse County Logo

La Crosse County
Human Services

2014 Suicide Prevention Summit Planning Committee Members

Nikki Balsamo, Viterbo University
Tim Blumentritt, B.S.W., Mayo Clinic Health System
Henry Greengrass, Ho Chunk Nation Youth Services
Vicky Gunderson, Community Participant and Parent Advocate
Jeannie Hanley, Ed.D, UW-La Crosse Student Affairs Administration
Christine Hughes, M.S.W, Mayo Clinic Health System
Mike Knapp, LCSW, VA Medical Center, Tomah
Geri Mulliner, R.N., Gundersen Health System Behavioral Health
Tracy Noyes, UW-La Crosse Continuing Education and Extension
Robyn Ludlum, La Crosse County Human Services
Matthew R. Poje, M.A., L.P.C., Logistics Health Inc.
Jenny Root, B.S., CIRS, Great Rivers 211
Lindsey Severson, COTA, Community Member
Judy Shoults, Community Member, Mental Health Coalition Board
Laura Lee Stigen, Community member

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