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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 […]

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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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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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Need help finding mental health, food or shelter resources? Here’s how

https://youtu.be/FteRDvZLMFg Times are tough, but they don’t have to be. Racine County Eye is kicking off a twice-a-month video series called Racine County Speaks, a program about organizations that help. In our first episode, Hollie White, the project coordinator for Improving Children’s Mental Health Through School and Community, talks about how Racine County Eye residents […]

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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 such […]

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Do you want reliable information on health topics?

Comprehensive library of national resources Looking for information on a variety of health topics? 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 exerciseHealthy eating, weight managementInfant […]

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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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Get Connected to a Therapist or Medication Management Professional

The National Council for Behavioral Health found that the most significant root cause of the mental health crisis is the lack of access to mental health services. Often people run into a variety of barriers when trying to get connected to a therapist or medication management professional. In some communities, the resources themselves are not […]

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Here’s one-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 […]