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Beating the Holiday Blues

November 3, 2020

  If you want to give a gift that is truly memorable this holiday season, please consider donating to bring hope to the community that NAMI Wisconsin serves! Learn more

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Vote 4 Mental Health

October 22, 2020

Your #Vote4MentalHealth Matters From health care to the economy to criminal justice and more, mental health touches many of the issues that you might care about the most. When you cast your ballot, you #Vote4MentalHealth, whether you realize it or not. Across the country, people are voting on mental health in 2020. Every elected official more »

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Kids Mental Health Video!

October 15, 2020

Let’s Talk About Mental Illness is a new fun and engaging video made for elementary age kids to start the conversation about mental illness! After watching the video with your children or class, check out our free downloadable worksheets below to continue learning about mental illness. Download Worksheets Download Coloring Sheets To order complimentary stickers, please more »

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Suicide Rate In Wisconsin Increased 40 Percent From 2000 To 2017

October 8, 2020

September 15, 2020 By Elizabeth Dohms-Harter Wisconsin Public Radio https://www.wpr.org/suicide-rate-wisconsin-increased-40-percent-2000-2017 Between 2000 and 2017, suicide rates in Wisconsin increased by 40 percent — a statistic that is on par with national trends — according to a report by a collection of organizations focused on reducing and preventing suicides. Produced by the Department of Health Services, Mental Health more »

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Yellow tulips to be planted in Whitewater for mental illness

Oct 7, 2020 Pam Chickering Wilson Daily Jefferson County Union https://www.dailyunion.com/yellow-tulips-to-be-planted-in-whitewater-for-mental-illness/article_c26b85d9-d6a0-5174-8658-46ee12e952ff.html Always prevalent but “swept under the rug,” mental illness only has risen during this time of pandemic and high unemployment. But the longstanding human tendency to hide mental illness and avoid talking about it does nothing to address the problem and actually discourages people more »

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