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Children’s Wisconsin in Milwaukee launches child mental health awareness campaign

September 10, 2020

Aug 6, 2020 By Ashley Hommer WSAW https://www.wsaw.com/2020/08/07/childrens-hopsital-in-milwaukee-launches-child-mental-health-awareness-campaign/ Children’s Wisconsin in Milwaukee launched the ‘Shine Through’ campaign Thursday to address the mental and behavioral health challenges kids face. According to a news release, the campaign highlights the hospital’s plan to detect mental health needs sooner, improve access to services, and reduce the stigma around the more »

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How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/August-2020/How-Early-Intervention-Impacted-My-Life I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was too tired, but because I was too sad. It was during a time in my life when I was coping with a lot: My parents more »

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U.S. Senate Passes The Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Improvement Act

8/7/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/U-S-Senate-Passes-the-Commander-John-Scott-Hannon-Veterans-Mental-Health-Improvement-Act On August 5th, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, S. 785, bipartisan legislation focused on efforts to reduce veteran suicide and improve mental health outcomes through improved access to care, better diagnostic tools and increased oversight of VA programs.

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September 2020 Membership Drive!

September 1, 2020

Become a Member! This September 2020 we are hosting our first ever membership drive! This September, you can win prizes, receive newsletters, access discounts on events, and, most importantly, help those affected by mental illness! When you become a NAMI Member, you support us at the national, state, and local levels. A membership is not more »

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Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division receives over $6.4 Million in Grants

August 11, 2020

August 3, 2020 Milwaukee Community Journal https://communityjournal.net/milwaukee-county-behavioral-health-division-receives-over-6-4-million-in-grants/ MILWAUKEE – (August 3, 2020) – Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division (BHD) received over $6.4 million in state and federal grants to enhance and expand mental health services offered in collaboration with local community partners. For nearly a decade, BHD has engaged in efforts to transform its service delivery model more »

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