Mental Health: Healthy Living

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is working to reduce the impact of mental illnesses on Wisconsin’s citizens and communities.

Good mental health is an essential component of good physical health. Here are some steps from that individuals can take toward better mental health.

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Join the "Safe Person" campaign! Let others know you offer a no judgment zone. "Safe Person" campaign members commit to uphold seven promises.

Learn the seven promises and get a decal to show your commitment.



Support is Available

Community Programs

Peer Run Respites

Peer Run Respites are for individuals living with mental health or substance use concerns. There are locations in Appleton and Madison. Each location offers a safe, supportive environment during times of increased stress or difficulty.

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a leading cause of death—and it's preventable. Get resources to save lives.

Last Revised: September 10, 2018