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September is the 25th Annual Recovery Month

This celebration promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. The theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out,” encourages people to speak up about these disorders and the reality of recovery, and promotes ways individuals can use to recognize behavioral health issues and reach out for help.Learn More

Two doctors and a nurse, dressed in scrubs, looking at a medical chartMental Health in the ED Bibliography

As part of our goal to improve emergency medical care to persons with a mental illness diagnosis, we have created a Bibliography of research pertinent to the care of persons with a mental illness in the emergency department.

Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin (2007-2011) Report Released

An average of 724 people have died by suicide in those five years.

"The information will be helpful to promote and use evidence-based interventions, programs, and policies to improve mental and behavioral health issues and interpersonal relationships. One example is a model called “Perfect Depression Care,” which is being promoted by DHS in partnership with Mental Health America of Wisconsin (MHA)."  [Press Release]

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"Mental Health in the Emergency Department" "Mental Health in the Workplace"

 

Wisconsin United for Mental Health is a broad and diverse coalition of citizens dedicated to working collaboratively to eliminate the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness. Our initiatives promote mental health awareness and education with a wide variety of target audiences, e.g. media, employers, hospitals, and others.  The goal is to expand awareness, improve inclusion and use of best practices in multiple environments and systems, and build linkages to support recovery.

 

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