East Central Wisconsin Task Force on Veteran Suicide Prevention

Contact:  Marissa Mielke, MSW,  VA Community Engagement & Partnership Coordinator, Email: marissa.mielke@va.gov Location: VA Appleton Community Based Outpatient Clinic

We are developing actions in these four focus areas.

Public Health Messaging


monthly meeting of veteran 

service organizations in Waupaca County, discuss veteran issues and outreach opportunities




a monthly meeting of veteran service organizations in Outagamie County, discuss veteran issues and outreach opportunities

 Clinical Services For Veterans 

Monthly meeting of Clinical providers in the Brown County area discussing suicide related issues within their agencies and outreach events

 Research & Policy

Change the Culture

We are collaborating with the Research Project with the Medical College of Wisconsin and the War Memorial Center on a grant from Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin. Check out and share the Public Awareness Campaign at:


Also help us build the Gun Shop Project and Safe Gun Storage Program: Live Today – Put it Away!