Awareness Event

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
6–7:30 p.m.

Location:  Myrick Park, La Crosse, WI

Suicide Prevention Summit

Thursday, September 17, 2020
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Location: Student Union,
UW-La Crosse, 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 Extended Learning

Suicide Prevention Summit Planning Committee Members

Nicole Balsama, Community Member, La Crosse Dance Centre
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
Jane Hulke, Community Member
Amy Kuester, CRS, Great Rivers 211
Deb Mahr, R.N., Kaitlin's Table
Geri Mulliner, R.N., Community Member
Jenny Root, CSW, La Crosse County Human Services
Judy Shoults, Community Member
Deb Stelmach, Driftless Recovery Services
Maria Towle, MSW, APSW, SAC-IT Inclusa and AMS
Tim Vodak, Community Member