The Mental Health Awareness Fund is at work in Door County and has provided support to the following in our community:
The STRIDE program provides mental health services, utilizing licensed, quality mental health providers in Door County school districts through a collaborative mental health model.
Friends of Gibraltar, who collaborate with Gibraltar School’s secondary guidance department and community organizations to address the mental health needs in the secondary school with the development of several programs – including art, nature, and animal therapy.
Write On Door County’s Health & Healing Conference, which features workshops that cover a variety of mental health and wellness issues including, but not limited to, navigating trauma and addiction, holistic support, writing to heal, neurodivergence, word medicine, yoga, and nature bathing.
The Challenge Day program provides a powerfully positive experience in social-emotional learning for community leaders, school staff, and high school students at Gibraltar, Sevastopol, and Sturgeon Bay High Schools.
Jak’s Place, a drop-in social and resource center in Sturgeon Bay for people who are affected in any way by mental illness, their families, and friends and allies in the community.
The Door County Mental Health Focus Group’s community events “Empowered Voices Save Lives,” “The Developing Brain” and a screening of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” as well as logo design for branded outreach.
The Door County Partnership for Children & Families, “Youth Mental Health First Aid Training.”
Gibraltar High School’s “Decide to Rise” speaker event, helping youth begin the stigma-free conversation about mental health and suicide prevention in school.