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Thursday, September 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Friday, November 06, 2015 9:00:00 AM

BooksBack to School Toolkit available from Mental Health America

"The 2015 Back to School Toolkit is designed for MHA Affiliates, advocates, and organizations of all types to use with parents, youth and school personnel to raise awareness of the importance of talking about mental health. "

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Bullying Awareness Day - September 23

Established to bring attention to the harmful affects of bullying in the school setting. Bullying may negatively impact a student's connection with school, their engagement with the curriculum, and their overall ability to learn. Bullying prevention is critical to building a school environment conducive to learning and where students feel safe at all times. Observed annually on Wednesday of the fourth week in September. [Source: WI DPI]  Click on "Learn More" to read about DPI's Safe Schools program.

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National Suicide Prevention Week September 7-13, 2015Prevent Suicide Wisconsin Unveils New Suicide Prevention Strategy

The Wisconsin Suicide Prevention Strategy 2015 (WSPS) was unveiled at the annual Prevent Suicide Wisconsin (PSW) conference in April. Local suicide prevention coalitions and others interested in suicide prevention are asked to consider how they can align their efforts to this new strategy.


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.

 

 

WUMH Current Focus Areas
 

"Mental Health in the Emergency Department" "Mental Health in the Workplace" "Bullying Prevention Efforts"

 

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