Every hour, six Americans die in violent incidents at home, in school, on the streets. Thousands who survive violence suffer emotional and physical scars. Do we need earlier – and better – mental health treatment to prevent violence?
5th Annual Collaboration with the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin and UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Each forum is taped in front of a studio audience for later broadcast on Milwaukee Public
Television, Channel 10.1.The forums are free and open to the public. Bring your lunch and a friend. Join the discussion by asking a question of the guests.
FORUM DATE AND TIME: April 7, NOON
WHERE: Milwaukee Turner Hall, 2nd Floor, 1034 N. 4th Street
With host DENISE CALLAWAY, Business and Community Partnerships Coordinator, Milwaukee Public Schools
And with guests –
ROB HENKEN, President, Public Policy Forum and Former Milwaukee County Director of Health and Human Services
CLARENCE JOHNSON, MA, Director, Holton Youth and Family Center-Violence Prevention Initiative, Medical College of Wisconsin
SHERI JOHNSON, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Co-chair, Violence Prevention Initiative, Medical College of Wisconsin; Former State Health Officer, Wisconsin Division of Public Health
THOMAS REED, JD, First Assistant Wisconsin State Public Defender, Milwaukee Criminal Trial Office; Board of Director Member, Milwaukee Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Steering Committee Member, Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force
CAN’T ATTEND? Milwaukee Public Television will broadcast this forum on Channel 10.1, Friday, April 8, 10PM, and Sunday, April 10, 9AM.
QUESTIONS? Deidre Martin, Director, 414-272-1733×4, [email protected] www.4thStreetForum.org