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3 Great Tips to Help Maintain Your Mental Health During the Holidays

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful. You might feel anxious about attending a work party this time of year. Perhaps the thought of opening gifts without a certain loved one is causing you to feel overwhelmed. If you are someone who struggles with disordered eating, family dinners might trigger unwanted behaviors. Financial stress […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Wisconsin Submits Plans to Support Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that Wisconsin will receive nearly $50 million in additional funding from the federal government to address mental health and substance use needs. The funding—part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law in March—will add $24.6 million to mental health services and $22 million to substance use […]

Posted inCommunity, Health, Local news, Non-Profits, Parenting

Children’s Wisconsin Opens State’s First Walk-In Mental Health Clinic

MILWAUKEE – Children’s Wisconsin on Tuesday announced the opening of the Craig Yabuki Mental Health Walk-in Clinic, 8915 W. Connell Court, Milwaukee, the first facility of its kind in the state. The clinic’s licensed therapists, social workers, and clinic assistants are available to see patients from 3 to 9:30 p.m. through this Friday. The clinic […]

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At Work with a Mental Health Disability

Society’s Assets is proud to join the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and many other organizations in celebrating the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. To raise awareness about disability employment issues, Tricia Lewis, Director of Independent Living Services at Society’s Assets, shares her story. “I am a person […]

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Youth mental health in crisis; Walgreens Expressions Competition offers positive outlet

DEERFIELD, Ill – High school students are invited to submit their entries in Walgreens’ 12th Annual Expressions Competition. The topic of mental health has become synonymous with children and the role the COVID-19 pandemic has played in their emotional well-being. One tried-and-true way to help process and work through mental health struggles is through artwork. […]

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Office of Children’s Mental Health Focuses on Improving Quality of Life for LGBT Youth

Office of Children’s Mental Health Director Linda Hall today announces the publication of a new fact sheet, Improving Quality of Life for LGBT Youth, and details what our communities, schools, parents, and policymakers can do to make a difference. Highlights  Compared to the general population, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) youth experience higher rates […]

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Steil to Hold Virtual Children’s Mental Health Forum

Bryan Steil will hold a virtual Children’s Mental Health Forum on Thursday, August 6 at 10 a.m. CT. Steil and local, state, and federal panelists will bring attention to issues surrounding children’s mental health, ending the stigma, learning best practices, and understanding COVID-19’s impact on children. Last year, Steil held a Children’s Mental Health Forum […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Health

Here’s Your 1-Stop-Shop for Racine County Mental Health Resources

Finding help for Racine County mental health resources when times are tough can be a daunting task. Need information on where school food pickups are? Are you having a difficult time paying your rent? Are you struggling with isolation and stress? For these and several other needs you may have, RacineCountyFamilyResources.com is the spot for […]