All dates for 2019 are tentative and subject to change.

Awareness Event:

Tue., September 17, 2019 | 6–7:30 p.m.
Location:  La Crosse, WI


Wed., September 18, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: La Crosse, WI

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

Who should attend:

Social workers and counselors
School counselors
Clergy and pastoral care
Law enforcement officials
Medical assistants
Youth leaders
Student service personnel
Interested/affected community members

In partnership:

La Crosse Area Suicide Prevention Initiative
UW-La Crosse Continuing Education/Extension

Suicide Prevention Summit Planning Committee Members

Nicole Balsama, Community Member, La Crosse Dance Center
Jaimie Basina, CSW, La Crosse County Human Services
Tim Blumentritt, B.S.W., Care Center
Julie Dietz, B.S.N, La Crosse County Health Department
Vicky Gundersen, Community Participant and Parent Advocate
Jeannie Hanley, Ed.D., UW-La Crosse Emeritus
Christine Hughes, M.S.W., Mayo Clinic Health System Behavioral Health
Riley Hunter, Community Member
Amy Kuester, CIRS, Great Rivers 211
Deb Mahr, R.N., Kaitlin's Table
Geri Mulliner, R.N., Gundersen Health System Behavioral Health
Jenny Root, CSW, La Crosse County Human Services
Judy Shoults, Community Member
Maria Towle, MSW, APSW, SAC-ITInclusa

Suicide Prevention Summit sponsors:

Kaitlin Table Logo
Joe was Just Joe Logo
Mayo Clinic Health System Logo
Mini Donut Foundation