Local Stigma Busters
Posted 01/31/2015 - One-on-One with Patty Duke. The Oscar winner talks about faith and her struggles with bipolar disorder. Read the PDF article HERE...
Posted 12/11/2014 - La Crosse police used negotiations and less-lethal force to coax an armed suicidal man into surrendering after a 2½-hour standoff. Read the article HERE...
Posted 10/20/2014 - Change Minds on Mental Illness, featuring local mental health advocate and award winner Aaron Rasch. Read the article HERE...
Posted 10/01/2014 - Ultrarunner Rob Krar talks openly about severe depression. Read the article HERE...
Posted 08/18/2014 - What We Can Do About Depression. By Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI Medical Director. Read the article HERE...
Announcements and News
Posted 07/22/2015 - The Mental Health Coalition welcomes Katie Drury to the Board of Directors! Katie is the Manager of the Health Service Center at Logistics Health, and brings much experience to the mental health community. She is on the Board of Directors page HERE.
Rebuilding for Learning
Posted 07/22/2015 - Join us for the 5th Annual Rebuilding for Learning! This year's theme is Continuing our Journey as a Compassionate and Responsive Community. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015, 7:30 am - 1:30 pm at the La Crosse Center, for our on-going collaboration between the City of La Crosse, the School District of La Crosse, La Crosse County, and many other community organizations. Please RSVP by Monday August 3, 2015 to Sharon Jindrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608.789.7654. Download the PDF HERE... For more information, go to http://www.lacrossepartnersinlearning.org
Posted 03/25/2015 - The Mental Health Coalition welcomes Aaron Rasch to the Board of Directors! Aaron is the State coordinator of Peer Run Organizations (PRO) at Independent Living Resources He can be seen on the Board of Directors page HERE. Welcome Aaron!
Mini Donut Half marathon and Mini Mile Honor Walk
Posted 06/04/2015 - This is the inaugural year of the Mini Donut Half marathon and Mini Mile Honor Walk event to take place on the Great River Trail. The event is on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7:00 am. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness on suicide and mental health. This is a fund raiser for the local 'Joe Was Just Joe Foundation'. For more information or to volunteer or register, please go to http://www.minidonuthalfmarathon.com.
Human Trafficking Presentation
Posted 05/18/2015 - Houston County Public Health to give presentation on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in Caledonia concerning human trafficking. See PDF flier HERE...
Shining Star Event Slideshow
Posted 05/16/2015 - View the Shining Star Event Slide Show from May 11, 2015 HERE...
Posted 05/06/2015 - Lt. Avrie Schott talks about helping man down from Cass St. Bridge. See Channel 8 video HERE...
Shining Star Event
Posted 05/05/2015 - Mental Health Coalition honors life-saving officer, volunteer at the Shining Star Event. See La Crosse Tribune Article HERE...
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"Imagine a community that is unafraid of mental illness. Imagine a place where a conversation about it is met with compassion, without whispering. That is our vision."