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Racine County Community Resource Directory

The Racine County Eye has compiled a helpful Community Resource Directory to provide assistance when someone is in need of available resources. This directory contains resources such as emergency resources, abuse resources, advocacy support, consumer needs, education, employment help, food resources, financial assistance, healthcare, housing, parenting, mental health, transportation, and veteran services. Racine County is […]

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Reliable Information on Health Topics

Comprehensive library of national resources Looking for information on health topics of all varieties? Look no further! RacineCountyFamilyResources.com has an online library of 30,000 peer-reviewed and easy to read on a variety of topics such as: Physical health, i.e. pain, allergies, asthma, cancer, sexual health, diabetes, digestion, and more Recreation, fitness, and exercise Healthy eating, […]

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Need help? Racine County website connects you to local resources

RacineCountyFamilyResources.com is a new website to Racine County with a full-service directory of local resources, 30,000 peer-reviewed health articles, and a mental health referral pathway! Let us help you find what you are looking for! Here are some direct links for you! Looking for food resources in Racine? Go here. Need a good housing resource […]

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Wisconsin Behavioral Health Providers receive telehealth grants over $2.5 million from DHS, Evers

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) in conjunction with Governor Evers, has recently awarded more than $2.5 million dollars to 27 providers for community behavioral health services across the state of Wisconsin. This initiative is taking place in counties around the state including both Racine and Kenosha. The finances that have been awarded will […]

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“Every Brilliant Thing” Presented by Over Our Head Players

Over Our Head Players are welcoming guests back into the theater for live performances. This Friday, Every Brilliant Thing opens at the Sixth Street Theatre in downtown Racine and will run for three weekends in November. Directed by Cody Ernest, Every Brilliant Thing is a “humorous and inventive look into depression and mental illness.” Reflecting […]

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Medical examiner alerts community after 2 suspected overdose deaths within the past week

Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall reminds the community of the dangers of drug use following a pair of suspected overdose deaths last weekend. These cases, both involving adults in the City of Kenosha, came just weeks after the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department reported responding to six nonfatal overdose cases in a six-day period. There […]

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Dial or text 988 for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline has officially launched in the United States. This new three-digit number allows people needing help to get connected to mental health help. Those in need can receive free and confidential support. Those experiencing suicidal, mental health, and even substance abuse crises can utilize this resource by calling or texting […]

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Bridget Munson named Executive Director for NAMI of Racine County

RACINE — Racine County has appointed Bridget Munson to be the Executive Director for the local branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 2300 De Koven Ave. Due to Munson’s background in marketing and passion for mental health advocacy, she was a standout candidate in NAMI’s search for Executive Director. NAMI Board of […]

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Experts Say Youth Need To Rebuild Connections

MADISON – Wisconsin’s youth need to rebuild personal connections that were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, say experts at the state Department of Health Services (DHS). The DHS Office of Children’s Mental Health on Tuesday released a fact sheet called “Rebuilding Peer Connections” that details what the state’s communities, schools, parents and policymakers can do […]