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Sen. Bigham to Announce Legislation Guaranteeing Confidentiality for First Responders in Peer Support Activities
March 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
St. Paul, Minn. – Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) will announce legislation for the 2020 Legislative Session to guarantee confidentiality for first responders in peer counseling or debriefing. The measure comes in response to an increase in the number of first responders facing mental health stress from critical incident responses experienced on the job.
What: Press Conference for Guaranteed Confidentiality for First Responders in Peer Support Activities
Who: Senator Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove)
Representative John Huot (DFL-Rosemount)
Attorney General Keith Ellison
Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington
Cottage Grove Police Officer Mike Vandervort
Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry
South St. Paul Mayor Jimmy Francis
NAMI Minnesota Executive Director Sue Abderholden
Where: Capitol Press Conference Room
When: Wednesday, March 11