The Center offers support groups for all ages of those who have lost a loved one to suicide, those who have attempted suicide, and for family members. We offer presentations for schools in helping students cope and know warning signs of suicide. We also offer training for educators, healthcare professionals, police, and others.
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Mission Statement:

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preventing suicide through proactive education, training, emotional support, collaboration, and intervention.

Vision Statement:

Our vision is compassion, readily accessible, barrier free, and sustained support for any individual or entity in need while free of any mental health stigma.

Center Hours:

Monday to Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday to Sunday: closed

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About Us

The Center for Suicide Awareness is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit headquartered in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. In 2010 Barb Bigalke founded the Center and serves as the Executive Director. The Center for Suicide Awareness is dedicated to preventing suicide through proactive education, training, emotional support, collaboration, and intervention. The vision of the Center is compassionate, readily accessible, barrier free and sustained support for any individual or entity in need, while free of any mental health stigma.

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What We Do

The Center for Suicide Awareness brings help, hope, and resources to families and individuals in our communities through programs that reach others where they are at and when they need it most. Of the many Center programs and initiatives, bringing HOPELINE, the text-based emotional support service, to all of Wisconsin, has given individuals across our state free emotional support anytime, from anywhere by simply texting: HOPELINE to 741741.

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Events

The Center for Suicide Awareness brings awareness and help to many individuals coping with suicide, a loss from suicide, and educating many about suicide. With our many events and programs that we put on throughout the year we can bring awareness to suicide. Check out our events and as always if you would like to help click on “Get Involved” above and fill out a Volunteer Application. We could not do what we do without the many amazing volunteers that come along side us in our suicide prevention efforts! We would love to have you too!

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