WEMSA Mental Health Monthly Webinars

Register below for each webinar that you would like to attend.

Active WEMSA Members can receive CAPCE Continuing Education for each webinar by completing the following tasks:

  • Attend the live webinar for the entire session

  • Complete the Course Survey


CE Certificates will be emailed within 2 weeks of the webinar to attendees who complete the required survey.

Course Surveys will close after 2 weeks of the webinar date.

Suicide in Wisconsin Data Presentation

In this presentation, participants will learn about Wisconsin suicide and suicide related data and the four broad strategies for prevention outlined in the report, Suicide in Wisconsin: Impact & Response (2020). Strategies include 1) enhancing protective factors, 2) increasing access to care, 3) best practices in prevention in health care, and 4) enhancing data surveillance and program evaluation. Participants will learn how to support people with lived experience of suicide including attempt and loss survivors. National and statewide resources for a variety of settings and populations will be provided. Participants will learn about opportunities for suicide loss support personally and self-compassion resources. There will be time for Q&A and open discussion.

Presentation Learning Objective:
1) Participants will learn about current data and prevention strategies in the WI state suicide prevention plan.
2) Participants will gain confidence in communicating with people experiencing thoughts of suicide.
3) Participants will learn about resources for people with lived experience of suicide (thoughts, plans, attempts, and/or loss) and for first responders and helping professionals supporting people with lived experience of suicide.


Date and Time:

September 13, 2022, 7:00:00 PM

Brain Exercises and Grounding Techniques for Yourself, Colleagues and Those

Presented by The Wellness Co-Op, Inc. more info at www.thewellnesscoopwi.com

The Wellness Co-Op is a Wisconsin-based nonprofit organization that provides mental wellness services to law enforcement, military, veterans, first responders, and their families through non-traditional approaches. We are qualified professionals (our licenses say so!) experienced in aiding first responders and military personnel in their careers and personal lives. Trained experts also meet with the families of those who protect and serve our communities.

Physical wellness is crucial for your overall health and wellbeing. This includes exercise, sleep, nutrition, and more. Physical exercise is good for your heart. Did you know aerobic exercise is also good for your brain? To fully optimize brain function, we will discuss enjoyable exercises to stop recycling old habits to rewire your brain. We will explain and practice grounding techniques and other tools for you to use for yourself or guide others through to optimize the brain for every situation.


Date and Time:

October 11, 2022, 6:00:00 PM