[UPDATED March 13, 2020]
Mark your calendars! The Annual Conference 2020 will be held Friday, April 17 – Saturday, April 18, 2020 At the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, WI!
[UPDATE: As of March 13, due to concerns for public health regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, NAMI Wisconsin has elected to reschedule the Annual Conference 2020. The conference will now be held on Tuesday September 29th through Wednesday September 30th, 2020 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake,more » Read More
The census actually has a big impact on mental health. In this video, NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. shares why the census matters to people affected by mental health conditions:
Federal, state and local governments distribute funding and make decisions about resources based on the population counts from the census. This includes resources for people with mental illness, such as housing, Medicaid and transportation. Having enough funding for programs and services for people with mental illness depends on the government having correct information.more » Read More
It may sound strange to start an article on financial access to mental health care with the credentials that different mental health providers have, but that is where consumers need to start in choosing a mental health provider.
Below there is a list of mental health provider categories along with their credentials.Psychiatrists
Psychiatrists are medical doctors so you will see the initials M.D. after their names. Perhaps partly because of how few psychiatrists there are,more » Read More