September is National Suicide Prevention Month
You are not alone. The YMCA has resources to help you or a loved one through a difficult time in their life. Please click the link below for more information and resources.
Know the Five Signs
The Change Direction of Mental Health Campaign educates individuals on the signs that someone is struggling with their mental health. We all experience stress. Sometimes we can cope with our stress well, and other times we could use help. There is an abundance of resources, tools, and support to help ease our stress and struggles; we have provided multiple for you to check out below. The five signs of suffering resource will help you identify when someone you know – or yourself – may need help. If you’ve identified someone needing support, share any of these resources with them or contact our mental health team to get connected.
Washington & Ozaukee County Resources
Below you can find our Community Resource Directory for health needs in Washington and Ozaukee Counties. This document includes crisis resources, community-centered mental health resources, clinical mental health resources, housing resources, and food resources. The 2-1-1 line or the COPE line listed in the document can help you locate resources specifically for your needs.
Guide to Navigating Your Mental Health Care
For more information on how to obtain mental health care, finding providers, navigating insurance and much more, check out this great resource!
This directory includes national resources for mental health needs, including those specifically for: suicide prevention, the LGBTQ+ community, the BIPOC community, the Deaf community, veterans, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, addiction support, food support, and shelter needs.
These additional resources can be used for a non-traditional way of information, education and support related to your mental health. Check out the different podcasts, books, and apps that may be beneficial for your mind.