The start of a new year is a great time to get involved with Milwaukee’s mental health initiatives. Check out these long-term projects and special events.
Free Long-term Mental Health Programs
People living in Milwaukee have access to several free mental health programs, including:
- Access Clinic – This clinic in Wauwatosa provides medicines and therapy referrals.
- Psychiatric Crisis Line – This hotline is available 24/7, and it provides immediate emergency counseling and referral information.
- Psychiatric Crisis Service and Admission – This service in Wauwatosa provides assessment, crisis intervention and medications.
- Southeast Wisconsin National Alliance on Mental Health – This organization offers resources, support groups and advocacy services.
- Pathfinders – This group offers comprehensive mental health care and support for children, teens, and young adults, emphasizing sexual abuse victims.
- Walker’s Point Youth and Family Center – This organization provides counseling to runaways and their families.
- Warmline – This peer-support line offers non-crisis answers.
Mark Your Calendars
There are many upcoming special events you will want to attend in Milwaukee. You may also wish to contact the organizers to see if they need some volunteer assistance. Giving back to the mental health community will help you feel better and make a positive impact on the lives of others.
- 12 Primary Inner Strengths of Resilience – Learn how to rely on 23 strengths to make you more resilient during this event on January 8 at Keller Williams – Milwaukee Lake Country in Hartland.
- Saukville Chamber After the Holidays Party – This party on January 12 at Messina’s will help raise funds for those who cannot afford mental health care.
- The Hormone Connection – Learn more about the role of estrogens and testosterone in your mental health during this class on January 18 at Christ Evangelical Church in Pewaukee.
- I Matter – Study the role of self-confidence in your overall mental health at this workshop on February 7 presented by Workshop Architects.
- ULC Winter Symposium 2022- Head to Mount Mary University to attend this March 5 symposium to learn how trauma can affect your everyday mental health, even if it is not a mass trauma event.
- REDgen & USM Present Dr. Lisa Damour: Thriving in Uncertain Times – On April 7, 2022, you will want to hear Dr. Damour discuss childhood mental health at this symposium at Mellowes Hall on the University School of Milwaukee campus.
- Trauma Doesn’t Have My Voice – This special youth event at the City of Light Church will sign light on coping with stress in childhood.
- Wellness Training – This one-day class held on multiple dates will introduce you to essential concepts in work, so head to Third Word to learn more.
Join the fun at these events. You will be warmly welcomed and come away with tips for improving your mental health.