Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force

The Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force is committed to being a leader in identifying issues faced by all people affected by mental illness, facilitating improvements in mental health services, giving consumers and families a strong voice, reducing stigma, and implementing recovery principles.

The Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force provides a forum wherein different sectors of the mental health delivery system come together to address and resolve issues of interest to all people affected by mental illness.  The Task Force was formed in 2004, in response to a crisis in inpatient psychiatric services that exposed major gaps in Milwaukee’s system of mental health care, as documented in the Critical Juncture Report. The Task Force members include consumer groups, advocacy organizations, providers, law enforcement, and other community stakeholders.  Click here to view a list of current Mental Health Task Force Steering Committee members.  The Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force has a sizable list of accomplishments in the community.

 

The materials for 2017-2018 membership to the Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force are available online!  Click here to view the membership letter.  Click here to download the membership form.

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Monthly General Meetings

  • October 10, 2017
  • - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • November 14, 2017
  • - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • December 12, 2017
  • - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force general meetings are held monthly on the second Tuesday of each month from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at IndependenceFirst located at 540 S. 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI (414) 291-7520.  Please respect the request to attend the meeting fragrance free.

The meetings are open to the public and involvement is encouraged from all sectors of our community.

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Latest Advocacy & Alerts

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

“Something to Think About” Series

Here are some resources to review relating to the Something to Think About series:

The Little Misunderstood Mental Health Effects of Racial Trauma (powerpoint)

The Little Misunderstood Mental Health Effects of Racial Trauma (article) 

Historical Trauma Chart

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Updates

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Materials from 2017 Forum: Building Bridges Towards Authentic Inclusion

Agenda and Packet

Karen Avery Award handout

Welcome Powerpoint

YWCA Powerpoint

Historical Trauma Powerpoint

Historical Trauma Chart

American Dream Game

Trauma and Social Location Slide

MHTF 3 Year Plan

MHTF Membership Form

MHTF Directory Form

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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Materials from Briefing on 2018 Proposed County Budget Requests

These are the materials from the August 8th briefing on proposed county budget requests:

Budget Advocacy Resources

Department Presentations on 2018 Budget Requests

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