2020-2021 Call for Applications
Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training

Deadline Extended: Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training Applications now due June 2, 2020

We are extending the deadline for applications for the Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training to Tuesday, June 2, at 4:00 pm. The application narrative and Organizational Self-Study must be submitted via email to Cara Hansen at cara@mhawisconsin.org.

The Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training, previously scheduled for June 18-19, 2020, will be rescheduled for a later date, most likely in August. More information on the rescheduled dates and timeline will be coming soon. Be sure to watch for updates via the PSW e-newsletter.


Mental Health America of Wisconsin, with support through a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services/Division of Care and Treatment Services, is inviting applications from eligible entities to participate in the 6th Annual WI Zero Suicide Training and subsequent learning community.

Please see the Call for Applications for eligibility, training description, expectations, and more. 

Download Call for Applications

Timeline and Submission Process 

Application released

Monday, February 3, 2020

Applicant Teleconference

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm CT

Application and Self-Study Due

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Applicants notified of their status

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Zero Suicide Training conducted


Final Organizational Self-Study Due

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Notification of Changes:
Any changes or updates to the application or instructions will be communicated through the Prevent Suicide Wisconsin listserv. If you are not signed up to receive e-newsletters through the listserv, you can do so at: https://www.preventsuicidewi.org/e-newsletter.


Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training Applicant Call

MHA of WI hosted an Applicant Call on March 11 to review elements of the application and answer questions from interested organizations.

 Watch/listen to the call recording>>

Please contact MHA for any questions:

Leah Rolando, Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator: leahr@mhawisconsin.org

Brian Michel, Director of Prevention Services: brian@mhawisconsin.org

MHA phone: (414) 276-3122


MHA of WI Suicide Care Trainings

In collaboration with Mental Health America of Wisconsin, the Behavioral Health Training Partnership is pleased to offer suicide care trainings for mental health professionals and health care providers supporting individuals who may be at risk of suicide. These four unique training opportunities are made possible through grant funding from the Department of Health Services to promote best practice and evidence-based techniques in recognizing, assessing and managing suicidal thoughts and behaviors.