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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 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 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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Bridging the Gap: Mental Illness Recovery

Bridging the Gap, a rally for mental health recovery held Wednesday night at Gifford Elementary School, offered the audience stories of hope for people who have a mental illness. They learned about Matt Juzenas, a professor who has clinical depression, Deja Williams, a college student who has schizophrenia, and Jeremy Chavez, a lawyer who represents people who have mental […]