N.E.W. Mental Health Connection

Connecting stakeholders and resources to improve the mental health of our community

We are ...

  • A membership organization, open to individuals and organizations who align with our mission and vision
  • A self-sustaining, accountable organization that focuses on consumers of mental health services and moves our community forward

Our mission:

Lead the collaboration of community stakeholders to create and continuously improve an exceptional mental health system of care

Our vision:

A community that is mentally well and stigma-free

Mental Health Awareness Month Kick-Off [in place of NEW MHC Member Meeting]

NEWMHC new logoInstead of the regularly scheduled May 2017 members meeting, NEW MHC Connection members are invited to join us to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month 2017 and launch MyConnectionNEW.org!

When: 7:30 - 9 a.m., Thursday, May 11, 2017
Where: Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, Room C190 ABC
Park and enter at Entrance 15

We are excited to unveil our community’s new mental health and substance abuse service navigation website – myconnectionnew.org, created in partnership with United Way Fox Cities 211.

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
07:30 to 09:00

2017 Oshkosh 5K for Mental Health and Suicide Awareness

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NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) Oshkosh and Community for Hope of Greater Oshkosh, Inc., are collaboratively announcing the 6th annual Oshkosh 5K for Mental Health & Suicide Awareness. This joint effort for creating awareness about Mental Health Issues and Suicide has been a great event for Mental Health and Suicide Awareness drawing in over 1000 people last year. The event will be held Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at Oshkosh North High School.

Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/Oshkosh/Oshkosh5KforMentalHealthSuicideAwareness

Download flyer: [Click Here] 

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 07:30

DBT Skills for Providers and Suicidal Patients - Day 2

This two-day training provides a practical approach to supporting suicidal patients within health and behavioral health systems using evidence-based strategies from Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Suicidal patients are also often impacted by substance abuse, chronic pain, internal judgment, and losses in their lives and can use additional skills to manage these experiences. Training given by Dr. Ursula Whiteside, PhD, CEO of NowMattersNow.org and Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington.

Date: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
08:00 to 16:00

DBT Skills for Providers and Suicidal Patients - Day 1

This two-day training provides a practical approach to supporting suicidal patients within health and behavioral health systems using evidence-based strategies from Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Suicidal patients are also often impacted by substance abuse, chronic pain, internal judgment, and losses in their lives and can use additional skills to manage these experiences. Training given by Dr. Ursula Whiteside, PhD, CEO of NowMattersNow.org and Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
07:30 to 16:00

Therapist, Sexual Assault Crisis Center, Fox Cities, Inc.

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Job Title: Therapist
Location: Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities, Inc., and will require some travel within Outagamie and Calumet Counties
Reports To: Executive Director

Position Description

This is a part-time 20 hours/week, temporary position. The start date is May 15, 2017, and anticipated end date is October 6, 2017.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes assessments and determines the needs of clients….
  • Provides individual, couple, group and family therapy….
  • Consults with and provides clinical consultation to other professional staff….
  • Provides crisis intervention, assessment and crisis management services….
  • Confers with other agencies or institutions serving clients to monitor and coordinate services.
  • Maintains appropriate case records….
  • Participates in community events and meetings as necessary.
  • Participates in grant writing….
  • More….

Trauma Informed Symposium

April 11 & 12, 2017

Best Western Waterfront Hotel, Oshkosh, WI

2017 Trauma Informed Symposium - Healing Trauma in Youth and Adults is a two-day event featuring practical, informative seminars and keynotes for professionals and community members responding to trauma in all life stages.

Featuring Dr. Vincent J. Felitti, one of the world’s foremost experts on childhood trauma. Leading the charge in research into how adverse childhood experiences affect adults, he is co- principal investigator of the internationally recognized Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, which famously revealed a powerful relationship between our experiences as children and our emotional, physical and mental health as adults.

Register now at www.traumasymposiumwi.com

Date: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (All day)

Early Childhood Mental Health Seminar

Learn about evidence-based practices for children and families, enhance your understanding of early childhood mental health, and build regional partnerships.

Location: UW-Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center
Sponsor: Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health, NE Region Chapter

Updates: https://www.facebook.com/WIAIMHNE/

Contact: Kim Liebhart, IMH-E liebhart08@gmail.com 

Date: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 (All day)

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