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Combating Veteran Suicide: Milwaukee

Combating Veteran Suicide: Milwaukee

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Brookfield Conference Center

325 S. Moorland Road

Brookfield, WI 53005

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Suicide Prevention & Awareness Forum

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Join the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs for a mental health and suicide prevention forum. At this event, attendees will learn about issues facing BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Wisconsin veterans.

This event will run from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Check in will begin at 8:15 a.m.

Breakouts are designed to educate about issues facing veterans and offer solutions as well as, resources for assistance. Sessions include discussions about military sexual trauma, homelessness, and women veterans issues.

Trainings are included in this day to give attendees the skills necessary to potentially take immediate action to help the people surrounding them. The VA is providing information on community de-escalation training and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs is offering Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) suicide prevention training.

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