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Community Event: The Role of Forgiveness in Suicide Prevention

Updated: Mar 13, 2023


Prairie du Sac, WI - The Farmer Angel Network and Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation are partnering to offer a community event featuring Tim Markle, author and founder of the Forgiveness Factor, discussing The Role of Forgiveness in Suicide Prevention.

Sauk County and specifically the Sauk Prairie area have seen far too many deaths by suicide in the last few years. Mental health has also been identified as one of the top five priorities in the 2022-24 Community Health Needs Assessment conducted by Sauk Prairie Healthcare for our local communities. These organizations are partnering on this event to help build our community, offer fellowship and education on the role of forgiveness in suicide prevention. Both organizations prioritize breaking the stigma around mental illness and are working to prevent suicide.


Join us Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Sauk Prairie Healthcare, 260 26th St., Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. Register for this free event at farmerangelnetwork.com/events.


Life is hard. We wish we were able to roll with the punches. We wish we could just hang-in there or just let it go. But it's hard. Forgiveness, when we learn what it is and what it isn't, can help us deal with our past and move into our future. It can help protect our mental health, change how we interact with the world, change how we deal with pain and resentments. Let's learn the basics of forgiveness and how to begin applying forgiveness principles.


Mr. Markle combines research with lived experience to bring a unique perspective on forgiving in an unforgiving world. He lives in Stoughton, Wisconsin, and has been featured locally on Life 102.5 FM radio, and throughout the state and nation at conference, churches, wellness events and community events.


About Farmer Angel Network

Farmer Angel Network is a grassroots effort to serve as a model of how thriving rural communities appreciate and celebrate agriculture through fellowship in order to decrease the stigma of mental health and serve to promote the health of its farming community as an asset to the wellbeing all within the community. Based in Sauk County, Wisconsin, the network includes farmers, healthcare workers, veterinarians, Sauk County Health Department, Sauk County Land and Water Department, Extension Sauk County, church members, and many others from the Sauk County community. The group’s efforts have been featured in the media locally, nationally and internationally. More info available at farmerangelnetwork.com.


About Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation

The Foundation’s mission is to foster and steward charitable giving to support the vision of Sauk Prairie Healthcare and advance the health of our communities. One of the ways they do this is through offering and supporting education. Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation supports mental health first aid training in our local communities. You can help! Please consider making a gift to the Foundation saukprairiehealthcare.org/give.


For more information about the event, contact:

Farmer Angel Network

608-370-4680




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