About WISE

WISE is a nationwide coalition of organizations and individuals promoting inclusion and support for all affected by mental illness by advancing evidence-based practices for stigma reduction efforts.

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WISE Executive Committee

Dr. Ricardo Anderson

Chair of WISE, Instructional Connections. Academic Coach

Ellie Jarvie

Lead Advocate, Disability Rights Wisconsin

Mary Madden

Executive Director NAMI Southeast WI

Barbara Moser, MD

Mindful Self Compassion Instructor, Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee, Member and Partner

Thomasina Jenkins, LCSW,CSAC, ICS

Clinical Assistant Professor and Field Liason Helen Bader School of Social Welfare UW – Milwaukee

Mark W. Powless

General Manager, Oneida Nation

Mary Neubauer

Consultant to Mental Health America of WI, Secretary Milwaukee County Mental Health Board

Rogers Community Learning and Engagement staff supports the work of WISE

Anne Ballentine

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Emily Jonesberg, MSW, LCSW

Program Manager

Alison Wolf

Operation and Development Manager

Hanna Maechtle

Training Specialist

WISE Partners

Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI

American Heart Association, Milwaukee, WI

Appleton Public Library, Appleton, WI

Aurora Family Services, Milwaukee, WI

Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI

Character Counts, Mental Health Committee – Port Washington school District, WI

City on a Hill, Milwaukee, WI

Coalition for Children’s Mental Health, Milwaukee, WI

Compassion MKE, Milwaukee, WI

Convergence Resource Center, Milwaukee, WI

COPE Services (Ozaukee County), WI

Data You Can Use, Milwaukee, WI

Dry Hootch, Milwaukee

Illinois Institute of Technology – Dr. Patrick Corrigan

Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach (CURTO), Marquette University

Children’s Wisconsin

Christian Family Solutions, WI, MN, FL, ID, MI, NE

Concordia University, Mequon, WI

Cultivate Mental Wellness Ozaukee and Washington County Partnership

Disability Rights Wisconsin
Ex Fabula, Milwaukee, WI

Finding Your Fairytale – Angela Kupper, Milwaukee, WI

Gathering on the Green, Mequon, WI

Giving Voice to Depression Podcast, Milwaukee, WI

The Institute of Trauma and Trauma Informed Care, Buffalo, NY

Kentucky Department of Public Instruction, Commonwealth of Kentucky

LaCrosse Mental Health Coalition, WI

Latino Health Coalition, Milwaukee, WI

LGBTQ Community Center, Milwaukee, WI

Medical College of Wisconsin

Mental Health America Lakeshore Sheboygan, WI

Mental Health America Wisconsin

Mental Health Task Force of Milwaukee County, WI

Mental Health Task Force of Polk County, WI

Milwaukee Center for Independence, WI

Milwaukee Public Schools, WI

MIRACLE (Mental Illness Raising Awareness with Church and Community Leaders Everywhere), Milwaukee, WI

Multicultural Trauma and Addiction Treatment Center of Wisconsin

NAMI Dane County, WI

NAMI Chicago, IL

NAMI Fox Valley, WI

NAMI Southeast WI

NAMI Racine, WI

NAMI WI

New Concept Self Development Center

Nicolet Federated Library System, WI

North East WI Mental Health Connection

Nurturing Diversity Partners, Milwaukee, WI

Office of Children’s Mental Health (OCMH), WI

Ozaukee Family Services, WI

PATH School based mental health program, Sheboygan, WI

Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee, WI

Prevent Suicide WI

REDgen, Shorewood, WI

Resilient Retreat, Sarasota Florida

Rogers Behavioral Health, WI, PA, TN, FL, CA, GA, IL, MN, CO, WA

Samaritan Family Wellness, Glendale, WI

Sebastian Family Psychology Services, Milwaukee, WI

SCPMH – School Community Partnership for Mental Health, Milwaukee, WI

Shorehaven Behavioral Health, Brown Deer, WI

Southwest Wisconsin Behavioral Health Partnership Community Action Program

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness Coalition of Portage County, WI

The Jed Foundation, Los Angeles

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

UWM Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Veteran Peer Support at Medical College of Wisconsin

Core El Centro, Milwaukee, WI

Wellpoint Care Network, Milwaukee, WI

WISH (Wisconsin Safe & Healthy Schools) Center, CESA (Cooperative Educational Service Agency), Wisconsin

Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System

Wisconsin Family Ties (WFT)

Wisconsin PATCH Program

Wisconsin Peer Specialists

Wood County Mental Health Matters Coalition, WI