IMPACT 2-1-1 is a free, confidential local resource directory, available both online or by phone. IMPACT 2-1-1 offers resources in many categories, including healthcare, emergency food or shelter, legal services, recreation programs, job training, and mental health and substance abuse services, to name a few.
NAMI Greater Milwaukee is a community-based, self-help, support, education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with mental illness, their families and those touched by mental illness.
Mental Health America of Wisconsin (MHA) is an affiliate of the nation’s largest and oldest community-based network dedicated to helping all Americans live mentally healthier lives. Click here for MHA’s Milwaukee County Resource Guide.
Addiction Resource was created to help people struggling with substance abuse and to provide support to their loved ones.
Emergency Preparedness Resources:
Launched in February 2003, Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.
http://readywisconsin.wi.gov/ The goal of the national campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation. ReadyWisconsin is our state’s counterpart to the national campaign. The project localizes the citizen preparedness message with information, materials and resources customized to Wisconsin’s state, regional and local emergency preparedness landscape.
A Weather-Ready Nation: Society is prepared for and responds to weather-dependent events. The site includes, among other things, educational and informational materials related to a broad range of potential weather events.