NAMI Northwoods is an affiliate of NAMI, a non-profit organization that provides support, education and advocacy throughout the Marathon, Lincoln and Langlade counties in Wisconsin on behalf of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

NAMI Northwoods is an affiliate of NAMI, a non-profit organization that provides support, education and advocacy throughout the Marathon, Lincoln and Langlade counties in Wisconsin on behalf of individuals and families affected by mental illness.

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Wisconsin Governor’s 2019-2021 Proposed Budget by County

From Crystal Hester, MSW - Public Policy & Advocacy Director - NAMI Wisconsin Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services (DHS) have created county fact sheets that show how the Governor's budget invests in the people of you community. There is a fact sheet for each of Wisconsin's 72 counties. These fact sheets will answer your questions ...
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Wisconsin Legislators Set to Scrap Medicaid Expansion Proposal

From Crystal at NAMI Wisconsin: NAMI Advocates - Please see the first story in the Wisconsin Health News regarding Wisconsin Republican's plan to scrap the Medicaid expansion (reprinted below). They plan to meet to vote on Thursday, May 9th. Ironically this is the same day that we are hosting our advocacy day so we will have 150 NAMI advocates at ...
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May 4, 2019 – Mental Health Awareness Workshop

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sponsored by NAMI Northwoods Hosted by St. Anthony Spirituality Center 300 East Fourth Street - Marathon https://sarcenter.com/retreats-and-events/ To register, call 715-443-2236 or e-mail info@sarcenter.com >> or click here to register online << Come for one or more of the following sessions - each session will include time for Q&A. Lunch is available for $15. When ...
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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Training Planned for 2019

An Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) is a traumatic experience prior to the age of 18. The more ACE's an individual has, the higher their ACE Score and the greater their risk for long-term health and behavioral consequences. There is hope for healing, however. Start by understanding ACE's and their effects with a FREE Wisconsin ACE Interface training. To understand the ...
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NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference 2019 Changes Location

Due to unforeseen renovations at our previous venue, the 2019 NAMI Wisconsin Annual Conference will instead be held at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant  Energy Center Way, in Madison Wisconsin on April 26th-27th, 2019. Our conference schedule and dates will remain the same. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Clarion Suites and ...
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NEW! Wausau Peer Support Group – 4th Wednesdays

The NAMI Peer Support Group offers support in a safe, caring environment. The group is led by trained facilitators who have moved forward in their own recovery journey with the support of their peers. This informal meeting meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 4:00 PM, and begins with a 10-minute educational discussion and then on to an ...
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Merrill Family Support Group – 2nd Wednesdays

Please join our Merrill Family Support group that will meet at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Merrill on the 2nd Wednesday of each month beginning on September 13th. The group will meet from 6-7pm. Hope to see you there! ...
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Wausau Family Support Group – 4th Monday

NAMI ~ Wausau Family Support Group Location: Marathon County Public Library ( 300 N 1st  Street, Wausau 2nd floor meeting room)  Date: 4th Monday of the month Time:  7:00 - 8:00 p.m. The Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. The hallmark of a NAMI support group is leveraging the collective ...
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