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NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference 2020 Breakout Sessions Announced

January 13, 2020

We are thrilled to announce our tentative Workshop Schedule for our Annual Conference 2020. Attendees will have the opportunity to choose between 36 Breakout Sessions on a wide array of topics about mental illness from a consumer, caregiver, first responder, and provider perspective. Please register for the conference at www.NAMIWisconsin.org/annual-conference  To download the full workshop more »

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Farmers’ Despair Pushes States to Act

January 9, 2020

December 9, 2019 By April Simpson The PEW Charitable Trusts https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2019/12/09/farmers-despair-pushes-states-to-act On most days, therapist Becky Kopp-Dunham counsels farmers and other clients across 10 North Dakota towns from her home office on a crop and cattle farm in Morehead, Minnesota. With a reliable internet connection and videoconferencing service, Kopp-Dunham can inform and treat patients in more »

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Wisconsin mental health experts support 3-digit crisis line

December 12, 2019 11:11 pm By Michelle Alfini WKOW https://wkow.com/2019/12/12/wisconsin-mental-health-experts-support-3-digit-crisis-line/ MADISON (WKOW) — As the FCC works to transition the suicide prevention hotline from a 10-digit number to a 3-digit number, Wisconsin experts voice their support, though they said that change needs to come with additional resources. In an emergency, every second counts which is more »

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6 Ways You Can Help A Loved One On Their Healing Journey

Dec. 26, 2019 By Shainna Ali NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2019/6-Ways-You-Can-Help-a-Loved-One-on-Their-Healing-J Take a moment to consider all the people in your life: your coworkers, friends, family. At any given time, 1 in 5 of these individuals is living with a mental health condition. You may have noticed them struggling, but if you’re not a trained mental health professional, you may not have more »

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NAMI Board Of Directors Names Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. As New Chief Executive

Dec 18 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2019/NAMI-Board-of-Directors-Names-Daniel-H-Gillison-Jr-As-New-Chief-Executive NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness and their families, today announced the appointment of Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer effective January 21, 2020. “On behalf more »

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