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 08/27/2015 - The OTHER DOOR Calendar of Events for September 2015 is available. Beginning September 1, 2015, we will no longer be open on Saturdays. The AA noon meetings group will continue. Also beginning September 4, 2015, we will again be having our Friday Night Community Meals at 5:00 PM. Labor Day Open House is September 7, 2015 at 12:00 PM. See the calendar HERE... For more information, contact John Cox at email address: email@example.com.
Posted 08/18/2015 - Baldwin Joins Introduction of Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, joined a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing the Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act, a bill to continue and improve programs that help states and local communities in suicide prevention, helping children recover from traumatic events, mental health awareness for teachers and other individuals, and assessing barriers to integrating behavioral health and primary care. Read the article HERE...
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.
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
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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."