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Research shows those who have disclosed aspects of their mental illness frequently report a sense of personal empowerment that enhances self-esteem and promotes confidence to seek and achieve individual goals." - Patrick Corrigan

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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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