Suicide Prevention

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Raising Hope and Awareness: National Suicide Prevention Month and Week in September 2023


In a world that often seems to move at an unrelenting pace, taking time to address pressing issues is crucial. National Suicide Prevention Month, observed in September, and National Suicide Prevention Week, spanning from September 10 to 16, 2023, are moments dedicated to promoting understanding, fostering hope, and spreading awareness about mental health and suicide [...]

Raising Hope and Awareness: National Suicide Prevention Month and Week in September 20232023-08-29T10:57:33-05:00

Talking to a Friend About Suicide


If someone you love seems distressed, you must reach out to them. Approximately one in five people think about suicide at some point in their lives. One of the reasons that people contemplate suicide is that they believe they are alone and have no one to talk to about their problems. [...]

Talking to a Friend About Suicide2023-07-31T15:28:39-05:00

Can the Weather Affect Your Mood?


The weather may be to blame if you have been feeling emotional lately. Therefore, before making decisions, consider what the weather is like outside. While most weather events can and may negatively impact your emotional health, the weather can also help you feel more optimistic. Seasonal Affective Disorder Many people [...]

Can the Weather Affect Your Mood?2023-06-02T16:42:37-05:00

Black Suicide Rates Climb


In Milwaukee County, black individuals had the highest suicide rate in 2022, according to data released by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office. This follows a national trend that experts with the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health. Factors Causing Black Suicide There are three overwhelming reasons that blacks commit a higher rate [...]

Black Suicide Rates Climb2023-01-13T13:16:15-06:00

What to Do If Your Child is Having A Mental Health Crisis


According to Suicides in Wisconsin Impacts and Responses, released in September 2020, suicide rates in the state increased by 40% between 2000 and 2017. While most suicide deaths were male, females were more likely to seek help at an emergency room. Parents, if you are concerned about your child, it is vital to know [...]

What to Do If Your Child is Having A Mental Health Crisis2023-02-21T11:29:50-06:00

National Suicide Prevention Week Sept 4-10, 2022


This week is National Suicide Prevention Week in the U.S. If you are in a crisis, call or text 988 or text TALK to 741741. Click here to reach an informative site by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention that shows the observances being held across the county and in local communities & how you [...]

National Suicide Prevention Week Sept 4-10, 20222022-09-07T10:54:16-05:00

Suicide Prevention Awareness Events in Greater Milwaukee September 2021


Suicide prevention month is observed in the US each September. Here are a number of events being held throughout Greater Milwaukee to help raise awareness about suicide prevention. Friday, Sept 17th / 6:30 pm: Veterans Journey Home Move Screening and Dinner at the War Memorial and Art Center. Get details and register to attend this [...]

Suicide Prevention Awareness Events in Greater Milwaukee September 20212021-09-15T14:37:22-05:00

July 24th- Celebrate International Self-Care Day


July 24th- International Self-Care Day On July 24th, we celebrate International Self-Care Day. This day was established in 2011, and the focus is on the awareness of the importance of self-care and empowering people with the knowledge and ability on how to be active participants in their own wellness. There are many health-related [...]

July 24th- Celebrate International Self-Care Day2020-07-20T19:41:05-05:00

Greendale Against Bullying-What is bullying?


Greendale Against Bullying What is Bullying? American Behavioral Clinics has partnered with Greendale Against Bullying. On March 22nd they had a rally to show the movie Bully, listen to former Packer Gilbert Brown and talk about how to defeat bullying. Dr. James Winston gave a speech to the 400 people who had come to take [...]

Greendale Against Bullying-What is bullying?2022-05-26T15:54:39-05:00

Group Therapy Sessions


Advantages of Group Therapy During group therapy, patients meet in a small group with others who may relate to their current condition. Depending on the size and nature of the groups, the setup of group therapy will vary. Typically, groups may have as many as 12 people or as little as 4 people. Groups meet [...]

Group Therapy Sessions2022-05-26T10:34:12-05:00