Posted at 1:20 p.m. on July 22, 2019
The Brillion News
MARSHFIELD – State Representative Joan Ballweg,, R-Markesan, Chair of the Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention, has announced the fourth public hearing for the 15-member task force to be held July 29, 2019.
Representatives from the National Farm Medicine Center, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension have been invited to present.
The hearing will open up for public testimony following invited speakers. Details on the public hearing: Monday, July 29 at 12 p.m.; Robert F. Froehlke Auditorium Laird Center for Medical Research, Marshfield Clinic 1000 N Oak Avenue, Marshfield, Wis. For anyone unable to attend, your thoughts and opinions can be shared by contacting the Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention at https://legis.wisconsin.gov/2019/committees/assembly/suicideprevention/contact-us/.
The Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention is tasked with evaluating our state’s current suicide prevention efforts, identifying new opportunities to target at-risk communities, increasing awareness for evidence-based programs and protocols and investigating new treatment and prevention options.
If you or someone you care about needs help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text the Wisconsin HOPELINE at 741741.