Suicide Prevention Summit 

Thursday, September 22, 2022 • Student Union, UW-La Crosse 
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Central Time

Awareness Event:
Wednesday, September 21, Riverside Park, 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

Tim Blumentritt, B.S.W., Care Center
Julie Dietz, B.S.N, La Crosse County Health Department
Cassandra Fanelli, Clinical Therapist, La Crosse County Human Services
Karen Fryseth, Peer Specialist, Gundersen Health System
Christine Hughes, M.S.W., Gundersen Health System
Amy Kuester, CRS, Great Rivers 211
Vincent Loera, M.S.W., APSW, Mayo Clinic Health System
Deb Mahr, R.N., Kaitlin's Table
Jenny Root, CSW, La Crosse County Human Services
Colleen Sibert, AGNP-C, Tomah VAMC
Maria Towle, M.S.W., APSW, SAC-IT, Stein Counseling & Consulting Services LTD
Erica Volden