Rogers Memorial Hospital, a specialty provider of behavioral health treatment services is partnering with area organizations like Mental Health America of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Family Ties to help provide resources for parents and children. In light of recently publicized news stories, it’s important to remember that these organizations are available to help children and families who have been impacted by tragedy. Children or adults with existing mental health concerns can be triggered by these events and those who have displayed symptoms may do so in this context.
If you are concerned that your child or adolescent has been traumatized by an event like the recent Sikh shooting in Wisconsin, we recommend the resources provided by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network or National Institute of Mental Health.
Should counseling or treatment be required, we encourage parents or individuals to contact:
- Mental Health America Wisconsin for connections to area outpatient child and adolescent therapists through their online provider directory. http://www.mhawisconsin.org/search-therapists.aspx or Call: 414-276-3122 or 866- 948-6483 (toll free)
- Mental Health America Wisconsin also offers a support group for youth on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to provide peer support for individuals who have experienced the sudden death of a loved one, for more information download this flier.
- Wisconsin Family Ties which provides parent peer support for those parenting a child with mental illness. Call: 608- 267-6888 or 800- 422-7145 (parents only please) firstname.lastname@example.org
Rogers Memorial Hospital provides intensive outpatient, acute inpatient and residential services for children, teens and adults with severe anxiety and other mental illnesses. Rogers mental health experts offer media-related interviews to educate and support the general public. http://rogershospital.org/newsroom