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Suicide Prevention Summit 

Thursday, September 19, 2024
8:45 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
Student Union, UW-La Crosse

521 East Ave North | La Crosse, WI 54601

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


  • Psychologists
  • Paramedics
  • Nurses
  • Medical assistants
  • Social workers and counselors


  • School counselors
  • Teachers
  • Youth leaders
  • Student service personnel


  • Law enforcement officials
  • Clergy and pastoral care
  • Interested/affected community members

Tim Blumentritt, B.S.W., Care Center
Karlene Buckmaster, CSW, Social Worker, La Crosse County Health Department
Christine Hughes, M.S.W., Gundersen Health System
Kirsten Krueger, MSEd., Tellurian, Inc.
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
Maria Towle, M.S.W., LCSW, CSAC, Stein Counseling & Consulting Services LTD