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Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Announces Community Priorities in 2018 Budget Narrative
June 16, 2017 – After a lengthy and public process, the Milwaukee County Mental Health Board (MCMHB) today posted the 2018 budget narrative for the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division (BHD). The narrative provides a detailed description of the organization’s proposed budget. The planning process this year provided more opportunities than ever before for the public to contribute ideas to shape BHD’s budget. Release available soon.
Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Medical Staff Elected to Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Executive Council
May 22, 2017 - Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division today announced its staff’s election to the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Executive Council for the 2017 – 2019 term. Dr. Tony Thrasher, Medical Director of Crisis Services is being elected the Milwaukee Chapter President. Dr. Clarence Chou, Psychiatrist is being re-elected APA Assembly Representative. Dr. John Schneider, Chief Medical Officer is being elected President-Elect of the WPA. Download release.
Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Hosts Community Conversation About Mental Health Services
May 12, 2017 - - Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, the Milwaukee County Mental Health Board and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division collaborated to host a community conversation about mental health services on Thursday, May 4. The conversation aimed to gather feedback from the participants about their experiences with and opinions about mental health services in Milwaukee County. Download release.
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Wisconsin Health News: Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Campaign Challenges Candidates to Remember Why They Became Nurses
The Behavioral Health Division holds conversations with the community to gain insight for a new behavioral health center on Milwaukee’s north side. Read more from:
Light and Unite Red
The Behavioral Health Division launches a campaign with 25 area partners to empower the community with live saving information about substance use. Read more from:
Mental Health Care Reform
Every day, the Behavioral Health Division serves some of Milwaukee County's most in-need population. Read more about their person-centered, trauma-informed approach and how its reducing stigma and improving outcomes for our community from: