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Burlington High School, NAMI to host ‘Ending the Silence,’ a suicide prevention presentation on March 2

BURLINGTON — Burlington High School (BHS) is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on March 2 to host “Ending the Silence,” a presentation on suicide prevention. NAMI Racine County NAMI Racine County provides education, skills training, and support for youth who have a mental illness or are experiencing mental health challenges. These […]

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10 Domestic Abuse resources in Southeastern Wisconsin

  Are you or someone you know experiencing domestic abuse? Navigating the route to receive help can be a daunting task. Perhaps you’d like the information to local resources to be able to further assist someone in need. In Southeastern Wisconsin, community agencies, nonprofits, and programs are available to assist you or your loved one’s […]

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10 ways to manage mental health during the holidays

Talking about mental health has become less stigmatized, especially since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic. Stress, anxiety and depression are something no one wants to experience during the holidays. However, far too often, the symptoms of these conditions overwhelm people. The holidays can be difficult due to financial troubles, the loss of loved ones, […]

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NAMI presents local candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 5

RACINE — A Legislative Advocacy Candidate Forum is planned for this Wednesday evening by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine County Chapter. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Racine Public Library, 75 Seventh St. “It’s really important to bring awareness of these issues,” said Bridget Munson, NAMI Racine County executive director. […]

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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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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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NAMI Racine County Family Support Group Meets Tonight

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine County offers a support group for adults with loved ones living with mental illness. Family Support Group is peer-led and free to attend. Meetings are the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at their Racine office, located at 2300 DeKoven Ave. Attendees can either join […]

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Compassionate Peer Support and Training, LLC offers help to people battling mental health issues

Co-support group facilitators Lynelle Saunders and Luann Simpson experienced first-hand the power of peer support. After many years working with and supporting people with mental illness their passion for making peer support services available to everyone led them to open Compassionate Peer Support and Training, LLC. Compassionate Peer Support and Training (CPSAT) is dedicated to […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

NAMI of Racine County and the Racine Friendship Clubhouse honor Mental Health Awareness week. They are doing so by planning a week full of events. Mental Health Awareness Week is Oct. 5 to 9. Celebrating Mental Illness Awareness NAMI of Racine County provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected […]

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NAMI presents mental health speaker series

NAMI Racine County is beginning a monthly virtual speaker series that will cover various elements of mental health including self-care during COVID-19, suicide prevention, and much more. The speaker series will be the third Wednesday of each month, beginning today, July 29, at 6 p.m. Tonight’s topic will be LGBTQ mental health with panelists from the […]

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NAMI Psychologist Offers 25 Mental Health Wellness Tips For Quarantine

Image Credit: Total Shape, Stick to a routine. Go to sleep and wake up at a reasonable time, write a schedule that is varied and includes time for work as well as self-care.Dress for the social life you want, not the social life you have. Get showered and dressed in comfortable clothes, wash your face, […]

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NAMI Seeks Nominations For Compassionate Community Award

Do you know someone or know of an organization in the community that deserves to be recognized for their work making Racine County a more compassionate Community? If you do, NAMI Racine County wants to recognize them, so we created the Compassionate Community Award.The Compassionate Community Award was created to recognize an individual or organization […]

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NAMI Racine County

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Statements Mission: NAMI Racine County provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. Vision: A compassionate community where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives. Please provide a paragraph or so about what your organization […]

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NAMI Racine County to Host Mental Health Candidate Forum in October

During the first full week in October for Mental Illness Awareness Week, NAMI Racine County, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Racine County, will host a candidate forum addressing mental health policy issues. NAMI Racine County, in partnership with the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition, is proud to sponsor a Mental Health Candidate Forum on […]

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