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988 Wisconsin Lifeline received nearly 92k contacts within the past year

The 988 Wisconsin Lifeline is celebrating the accomplishment of successfully extending support to Wisconsinites in the form of mental health and substance use support via phone and online resources. From July 2022 through June 2023, the 988 Wisconsin Lifeline received 91,834 contacts to the service This came following the July 16 transition made last year […]

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DHS Awards Racine County $243,107 and Kenosha County $365,214 for Opioid and Stimulant Treatment Services

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has announced that $8 million in grants have been awarded statewide for opioid and stimulant treatment services. Among that, $243,107 has been granted to Racine County and $365,214 to Kenosha County. Through this DHS grant distribution, over 4,000 people throughout Wisconsin will have access […]

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Minority Health Month 2023 celebrated by DHS Office of Health Equity

MADISON — During National Minority Health Month this April, the State of Wisconsin is reaffirming its commitment to improving health outcomes for Wisconsin’s communities of color. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), including the Office of Health Equity, joined Gov. Tony Evers and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health […]

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