Tag: Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee

Katie Posthuma-Bain & Her Petition to Install Barriers on the Hoan Bridge

Annually in Milwaukee, at least one known suicidal death occurs on the Hoan Bridge, according to Katie Posthuma-Bain, who started a petition in January 2018 on change.org to install barriers on the Hoan Bridge.  It’s hard to miss the Hoan Bridge when driving in Milwaukee. The large yellow arches are beautiful to drive under as…
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May 11, 2018 0

Opinion – The Politicization of Mental Health: How to Break Down the Stigma & the Silence

  Katie Posthuma-Bain shares her thoughts on the politicization of mental health. Suicide. An impulsive decision that often results in death. In Milwaukee, jumping from the Hoan Bridge may not be the way most suicide attempts take place, but the annual average of one known death, according to Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee, is still one…
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May 10, 2018 0

A Profile of Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee

Creating Awareness One QPR Training at a Time Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee is a coalition of volunteers who represent local suicide prevention agencies, as well as the general community with its mission  to reduce the number of attempted and completed suicides that take place within the community. They do this by facilitating community collaborations, raising awareness,…
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April 24, 2018 1