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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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Ending the Silence: NAMI and United Way host virtual event to destigmatize mental illness on May 10

RACINE – NAMI Racine County, together with United Way Racine County, are hosting Ending the Silence, a virtual event designed to destigmatize mental illness. Prepared especially for Mental Health Awareness Month, this event will be held on May 10, from noon until 1 p.m. This event is interactive and open to the public. There will […]

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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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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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“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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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 […]