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Date: 1/24/2017 11:00:46 AM

WUMH E-News January 2017

Mental Health Resources discussed at the last WUMH Quarterly Meeting (November 4, 2016)

GrapeVine Nurses

  • Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation trains nurses to go into Wisconsin communities and educate women about health issues including healthy relationships, mental health, and the healthy aging brain

The Wisconsin First Step website has expanded the MCH (Maternal Child Health) Hotline (

  • Searchable database
  • Expanded behavioral health/mental health for children and youth categories:
    • Support & Education for Families
    • Physician Based Psychiatric Services
    • Mental Health Screening and Assessment
    • Counseling/Therapy
    • Crisis Mental Health
    • Alternative Therapies


WISE Resources

Healthcare Coordinators - This page includes a link to a PowerPoint presentation about how WISE trains and encourages other to decide if they want to share their story.

"Moving Towards Stigm-free Health Care" video and discussion guide


Honest, Open, Proud (HOP)

HOP is a multi-session, 6 hours group-program facilitated by pairs of trained leaders with lived experiences.  Topics covered in the program include:
1. Considering the Pros and Cons of Disclosing.
2. Learning different, relatively safe ways, to disclose.
3. Writihng and telling your story.



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