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PA Suicide Prevention Task Force Public Listening Sessions

Date: November 08, 2019
November 15, 2019: 10 am`` - 12 pm
November 20, 2019: 10 am - 12 pm
December 05, 2019: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

On May 29, the Wolf Administration announced the creation of a statewide Suicide Prevention Task Force. The goal of this task force is to bring together state agencies with differing responsibilities and constituencies to inform a comprehensive, statewide suicide prevention plan.

Suicide does not discriminate, and all ages, genders, regions, and socioeconomic statuses may be affected. Because of this, the task force is seeking public input on their ideas for suicide prevention, education around mental health and suicide, and how to dispel the stigma around suicide and mental health.

Public listening sessions will take place around the commonwealth beginning in September through November. Sessions are currently scheduled for:

Thursday, November 7 - 5:30-7:30 p.m. – This event in Pittsburgh has been rescheduled to Thursday, December 5 and the rescheduled location will be announced in the near future.

Friday, November 8 - 10 a.m.-12 p.m. - Slippery Rock University, 102 Robert M. Smith Student  Center, 1 Morrow Way - Slippery Rock, PA   

Friday, November 15 - 10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Radnor Township Building -  Radnor, PA       Delaware County 

Wednesday, November 20 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  – State College Municipal Building – State College, PA    Centre County

You can register for the listening sessions here.

Please complete one registration per participant from your organization or family. If you would like to speak, please indicate that on your registration. Additional details on locations and parking will be sent ahead of each event.


Thank you for your support of Pennsylvanians affected by suicide,


Secretary Miller