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Less is More: Slow Down & Connect

Mindful Mondays

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Less is More: Slow Down & Connect

Rachael Lewinski, Director of Wellness & Marketing

This week's practice is inspired by a brief yet profound article Two Keys for Living Slowly and Connected by Danae Smith of This Wondrous Life. The simplicity of these two pieces truly demonstrates a "Less is More" philosophy that can help us slow down and connect more deeply to ourselves and our lives.

Nourishing Healthy Habits with Mindfulness

Mindful Mondays

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Nourishing Healthy Habits with Mindfulness

Rachael Lewinski, Director of Wellness & Marketing

Let's take a moment to practice being mindful of our ways of thinking, habits, emotional responses, and relationships. When we take time to slow down and reflect on the way we react to things in our lives, it can give us better insight into whether we want to continue these habits that may produce unwanted and unhealthy results.

Message from our Executive Director: Summer 2020

Mental Health Matters

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Message from our Executive Director: Summer 2020

Julie Preder, Executive Director

Over the last few months, our world has faced many hardships due to our global pandemic. Each day we learn more about COVID-19 and the impact not only on our physical health but on our mental health. One in five individuals already experience a mental health condition, and with the current state of public health, we are experiencing an increase in anxiety, depression, and suicide ideation...

Freedom comes with Mindfulness

Mindful Mondays

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Freedom comes with Mindfulness

Rachael Lewinski, Director of Wellness & Marketing

Freedom is on our minds these days as we come out of our very unique 4th of July 2020 weekend this year. It inspired me to reflect upon how mindfulness encourages freedom within our minds, bodies, and lives. 

Improving Youth Mental Health in Schools with the PATH Program

MHA in the News

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Improving Youth Mental Health in Schools with the PATH Program

Brianna Heusterberg, Director of Strategic Programming/PATH Coordinator

Partnering with Mental Health America in Sheboygan County (MHA), Lakeshore Community Healthcare (LCHC), and Ozaukee Community Therapies LLC (OCT), Providing Access to Healing (PATH) is a United Way of Sheboygan County (UWSC) initiative that places licensed professional clinicians in the school setting to increase access to care for students throughout Sheboygan County. 

Mental Wellness Tips during COVID-19

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Mental Wellness Tips during COVID-19

Rachael Lewinski, Director of Wellness & Marketing

Now it is imperative to be focused on our mental wellness. With so many fears, uncertainties, threats to the safety of ourselves and loved ones, and anxiety-producing situations happening daily, we cannot deny the importance of our collective mental health.

Tele-health Therapy during COVID-19

Mental Health Matters

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Tele-health Therapy during COVID-19

Trisha Erpelding, Director of Education & Advocacy

To say that there's a lot going on in the world right now would be a big understatement. We are all trying to figure out our "new normal" as we come to terms with what life looks like for us now and in the near future due to coronavirus. We are all trying to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe and healthy. I knew, as someone who struggles with anxiety...

Dealing with Difficult Emotions

Mindful Mondays

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Dealing with Difficult Emotions

Trisha Erpelding, Director of Education & Advocacy

For many of us, it can be hard to find time to fit mindfulness practice into our day. Add in the difficult emotions and experiences that life gives us, and it can seem downright impossible to practice staying in the present moment. Who wants to stop and be present with tough emotions? Why would we want to face the feelings that we try so hard not to think about when life hands us a painful moment?

13th Annual There is Hope: Sponsors Announced

MHA in the News

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13th Annual There is Hope: Sponsors Announced

Rachael Lewinski, Director of Wellness & Marketing

"Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal." -Rumi

One can never really know the darkness someone faces. With the recent and public losses of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain and local community members by suicide, I hope you take a moment to read this article that helps us understand how we talk about suicide matters...

Sheboygan Service Club chooses MHA as 2018 Partner Charity

MHA in the News

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Sheboygan Service Club chooses MHA as 2018 Partner Charity

Rachael Lewinski, Director of Wellness & Marketing

The Sheboygan Service Club is again planning for its upcoming Charity Ball Fundraiser on November 10, 2018. Together with SSC, we are looking forward to celebrating this year of service and supporting local organizations. We are honored to be chosen as the 2018 Partner Charity!

Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce 2018 Non-Profit of the Year

MHA in the News

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Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce 2018 Non-Profit of the Year

Rachael Lewinski, Director of Wellness & Marketing

The 2018 Sheboygan County Chamber Champions Gala was held on February 20, 2018 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. Over 670 people attended to celebrate the "best of the best", as the Chamber says. Mental Health America in Sheboygan County was nominated along with...