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Date: 4/18/2019 1:18:04 PM

HOPES Award Winners Announced

2019 HOPES Award Winners

The HOPES Award is presented annually at the PSW Conference to an individual or organization who has demonstrated exceptional dedication to suicide prevention in Wisconsin. The HOPES Award is dedicated to Helping Others Prevent and Educate About Suicide, a group of suicide loss survivors who spearheaded Wisconsin’s suicide prevention efforts for 19 years.

debbie-community-of-hope.jpgCommunity for Hope of Greater Oshkosh, Inc.

Community for Hope has dedicated itself to initiating best practice and evidence-based programs in suicide prevention for the past 18 years in Winnebago County.  Community for Hope is the only organization serving Winnebago County for the sole purpose of suicide prevention, intervention, and grief support. Community for Hope is led by Debbie Peters, Executive Director.


shel-selfie.jpgShel Gross

Shel has been an integral partner in building capacity to develop Wisconsin’s current suicide prevention infrastructure. He has been a leader in convening key stakeholders to ensure all statewide and local efforts are aligned and has been a resource and mentor to many in the suicide prevention community. 

Read more about this year's winners >>

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