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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.

 

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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. 

 

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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.

 

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Milwaukee County kicks off Mental Health Month, encourages conversations about mental illness

April 27, 2017 -  The County’s Behavioral Health Division (BHD) will launch a month long campaign designed to foster conversations about mental health care, reducing stigma and breaking down barriers for individuals to seek support.

 

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County Executive Abele Announces Launch of Additional Public Hearings, Online Feedbakc for BHD

March 1, 2017 -  Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced that the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division (BHD) is expanding the number of ways the public can provide input on the organization’s 2018 budget. These include public comment and online feedback opportunities. 

 

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Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Elects New Officers

Feb. 23, 2017The Milwaukee County Mental Health Board (MCMHB) today elected three board officers to additional, one-year terms.

 

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Campaign Challenges Candidates to Remember Why They Became Nurses

Feb. 13, 2017 - The Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division (BHD) today launched an unprecedented recruitment campaign for mental health nurses. In the face of local and national nursing shortages, and more significant shortages in mental health care, BHD’s campaign challenges candidates to apply only if they have what it takes to care for the most underserved populations. 

 

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Announces Prevention Effort Against Substance Abuse

Jan. 23, 2017 - Light & Unite Red Campaign brings community together to share drug and alcohol facts, engage in prevention, encourage treatment and support recovery. 

 

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