NAMI Wisconsin News
NAMI, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), released a groundbreaking new report, Preparing for the Unimaginable: How chiefs can safeguard officer mental health before and after mass casualty events.
NAMI was started by a group of extraordinary women. And now, 100 women are making history now and helping write NAMI Wisconsin’s next chapter! 100 Extraordinary Women are helping to launch NAMI Wisconsin’s new youth initiative, Raise Your Voice.
The time is here yet again—join us in Elkhart Lake for the Annual Conference 2016, Connecting Heart to Heart! Not only do we get to spend our time at the charming and premier Osthoff Resort, but we have an impressive lineup of speakers and workshops for you this year.
NAMI’s vision drives our policy priorities: that all people affected by mental illness should have the opportunity to experience resiliency, recovery and wellness.
Over the next two years, FOX Sports Supports, the charitable branch of FOX Sports, will partner with to raise mental health awareness across the country. Together with the Positive Coaching Alliance, NAMI was selected by FOX Sports employees to be an organization of choice for its charitable resources.
While passionate and devoted, mental health advocates don't always know how effective their stories can be in encouraging legislative action. This training, which is structured to meet the needs of different learning styles and is adaptable to various advocacy issues, is designed to provide those skills.
NAMI is excited to announce the release of its newest report, State Mental Health Legislation: Trends, Themes and Effective Practices.
2016 is off to a great start for Julianne Carbin and the crew at NAMI Wisconsin! Carbin, NAMI Wisconsin's Executive Director, was named one of Brava Magazine's Women to Watch for 2016! We could not be happier for all that she has helped the organization accomplish.
1 in 5 youth have or will have a serious mental illness but far too many suffer in silence. The delay between onset of symptoms and intervention is 8-10 years. This lag is largely due to the lack of mental health support and education that is provided for youth and their families.
#GivingTuesday began in 2012, and connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. And NAMI Wisconsin wants to be your non-profit of choice during your Giving Tuesday celebration.
This is your chance to weigh in on your favorite Healing Art Show pieces! You must cast your vote by October 12! The following awards will be presented to one of the finalists in each category.
October 4 through October 10, 2015 is Mental Illness Awareness Week.
It is also a perfect time to take the “StigmaFree Pledge” launched by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) earlier this year. The pledge involves three basic steps that can be found at www.nami.org/stigmafree.
Written word comes alive when it is spoken and when it is heard. And we want you to speak your mind for mental wellness! Mental wellness allows people to realize their full potential, cope with daily stresses, be productive and make meaningful contributions to the community.
NAMI Wisconsin is seeking proposals from qualified professionals, experts, peers and leaders in the mental health field for the statewide Annual Conference 2016!
NAMI Wisconsin is seeking applicants for the 9th Annual Healing Art Show! Are you an artist who also lives with a mental illness? Do you use art as part of your mental health recovery? If so, we want you to apply for the Healing Art Show!
In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Campbell was a leading African American journalist and novelist, and a national spokesperson for individuals and families affected by mental illness. She died in 2006.
We recently received news that our state NAMI organization was selected by the NAMI Board of Directors to receive the national Multicultural Outreach Award, an award that honors effective efforts to ensure that ethnic, cultural and other minorities are a strong, vital and valued part of the NAMI family.