Senator Mike Regan, Senator Lisa Baker, Congressman Dan Meuser & Congressman Cartwright to Lead Roundtable Discussion on Veterans Suicide

State Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland & York), State Senator Lisa Baker (R- Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne & Wyoming), U.S. Representative Dan Meuser (R-Berks, Carbon, Columbia, Lebanon, Luzerne, Montour, Northumberland & Schuylkill) and U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike & Wayne) will host a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. 

They will be joined by federal, state and county officials from the Wilkes-Barre VA, Pennsylvania Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs along with county Directors of Veterans Affairs.

The group will discuss federal, state, and local efforts to combat Veterans Suicide and how best to enhance coordination moving forward.  This is the third of several Roundtable Discussions that Senator Regan plans to hold in his capacity as Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee.

WHAT: Roundtable Discussion on the issue of Veterans Suicide featuring public officials and federal, state and local agencies and organizations.  The event is free and open to the public. 

WHEN:  Thursday, August 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, 1111 E. End Blvd, Wilkes-Barre (2nd Floor Recreation Room)


Nate Silcox (Senator Regan), 717-787-8524

Jen Wilson (Senator Baker, 570-675-3931

Steve Perry (Congressman Meuser), 202-225-6511

Melvin Felix (Congressman Cartwright), 202-225-5546

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