Rep. Ballweg Announces July Suicide Prevention Task Force Meeting

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 can be found below:

Monday, July 29th

12:00 PM

Robert F. Froehlke Auditorium
Laird Center for Medical Research
Marshfield Clinic
1000 N Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI

If you are 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.