Milwaukee Resources

Mental Health America of Wisconsin

Category:Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse (AODA), Helplines/Hotlines, Mental Health Services, Support Groups, Youth and Family Services
Intake Procedure:Referral required, Self-referrals accepted, Walk-ins accepted
Primary Clients Served:Adults, Families, Women with Children
Type of Payment Accepted:Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare, Comprehensive Community Services, Free - Limited services
Locations:

600 W. Virginia St., Suite 502,
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 276-3122
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Description:

Mental Health America of Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives through education, advocacy and support.

Strong Families Healthy Homes Program: The Strong Families Healthy Homes Program (SFHH) consists of programs and services committed to nurturing and supporting the recovery, strengths and resilience of families when the parent(s) and/or caregiver(s) live with mental illness. These programs are strength-based, family-driven and follow a recovery model of service and a belief that healthy family bonds create natural supports for sustaining wellness. Contact the Program Manager for additional information or referrals at (414) 336-7984 or by email.

Community Outreach and Education: Contact the Program Manager for more information at (414) 336-7970.

Information and Assistance: Takes calls and e-mail from the general public, mental health consumers, family members, and professionals with questions about issues related to mental health, mental illness, and community resources. Call (414) 276-3122 or email info@mhawisconsin.org.

Legislative Advocacy: Keeps people informed about proposals in Congress and the Wisconsin Legislature related to mental health. MHA serves on several mental health committees, including the Governor's Council on Mental Health, Wisconsin United for Mental health, and the MHA Council of Wisconsin.

Survivors Helping Survivors Support Groups: Groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. There are two groups offered in the Milwaukee area. Call the SHS Coordinator for more information at (414) 276-3122 or (414) 336-7970.

Website:www.mhawisconsin.org

Last Updated: 5/10/2017 | Profile update request