Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s dementia, and it’s often left to loved ones to become part- or full-time caregivers. Most of these caregivers provide unpaid care, and also juggle other jobs and responsibilities. MemoryCare.com was founded to provide support for caregivers who feel overwhelmed and isolated, as well as those in the early stages of memory and cognitive impairment.
MemoryCare.com’s mission is to support older adults living with memory impairment and their families by using the latest, data-driven research and collaborating with memory care experts to provide resources that are accessible to all who are in need. Whether you are in the early stages of memory or cognitive impairment or care for a loved one in the later stages, MemoryCare.com has tools that can help.
The Addiction Resource Council, Inc. is committed to serving the residents of Waukesha County by providing alcohol and other drug prevention education, intervention, assessment, referral services, as well as leadership for collaboration among institutions, organizations and community-based agencies. Their agency provides assessment and referral services to Waukesha County’s communities as the designated agency for the Intoxicated Driver Program (OWI), as well as one of only two Waukesha county agencies offering the evidence based education and self referral program Prime for Life for underage drinking citations. Their version of that program is called, ‘Stop and Think.’
Looking for a high-quality rehab center in Wisconsin for yourself or someone you love? Rehabs.com contains a wealth of knowledge on private executive clinics and can help you find the clinic that’s right for you. These substance abuse treatment facilities can help anyone break free from drugs, no matter whether the addiction is to Opium, Chlordiazepoxide, alcohol or any other street or prescription drug.
The goal at DrugDangers is to keep the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently on the market. As an online resource sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, DrugDangers strives to provide accurate, relevant medical information all in one place.
The Alcohol Awareness Council is dedicated to informing the public about the use and abuse of alcohol. You will find the latest alcohol research, studies and statistical data, brought to you by government agencies, academic institutions, news sources and awareness organizations. You will also find a wealth of alcohol-related resources, support groups, and help lines for those struggling with alcoholism.
Headquartered in Southeastern Wisconsin, IMPACT’s family of services helps preserve and restore the stability of individuals, organizations and workplaces leading to an improved quality of life for our entire community. IMPACT Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services includes consultation and referral for people concerned about alcohol or drug use. IMPACT also provides assessments for clients with a legal or license-related offense.
WVRC is dedicated to providing patients, clients and primary veterinarians with the highest quality emergency and specialty veterinary medical care. We are partnered with WVRC for our free Pet Loss Support Group which meets the first Tuesday of the month at our Elm Grove location.
With a commitment to excellence, dedication to service, and respect for each life they touch, Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists provides skilled and compassionate care to referring veterinary colleagues, clients, and their pets. .We are partnered with Lakeshore for our free Pet Loss Support Group which meets on the third Tuesday of the month at their Glendale location.
Women For Sobriety, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. It is, in fact, the first national self-help program for women alcoholics.
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Your Choice-Live is a drug and alcohol awareness program for our youth, presented by young adults who share their personal experience with the choices they each made regarding drugs and alcohol during their own school days. Some of our young speakers made a personal choice to stay out of harm’s way at a time when just saying no seemed almost impossible. Some of our speakers found themselves trapped in a cycle of addiction. Our mission is to reach our youth before the drugs do with the knowledge and skills to make the best choice, and the resolve to remain substance free.
Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is respected nationwide for its treatment of eating disorders, substance abuse and addiction, and mood disorders. Treatment is holistic, individualized, and nurturing. Our integrated treatment programs prepare women and their families to move forward to a new, productive phase of their lives. We champion the life inside of every resident — in her strengths and weaknesses, with her skills and deficits, and ultimately in the power of her recovery from disease.
Rosecrance is a private not-for-profit organization offering behavioral health services for children, adolescents, adults and families throughout the country. With more than 20 locations in the Chicago and Rockford areas, Rosecrance offers comprehensive addiction services for adolescents and adults, including prevention, intervention, detoxification, inpatient and outpatient treatment, experiential therapies, dual-diagnosis care and family education. Rosecrance also offers high-quality, efficient and effective outpatient mental health services for children, adults and families through a variety of programs. Rosecrance serves more than 14,000 families each year.
Stressed, anxious or depressed? Abusing drugs or alcohol, or having a hard time controlling anger? Whether this describes you or someone you know, Aurora Behavioral Health Services can help. They offer complete mental health treatment options, provided by highly trained professionals in a caring, confidential manner to meet individual and family needs.
The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling provides resources, public awareness and education on pathological and problem gambling disorders while maintaining stritct neutrality on the issues of legalized gambling.
As the largest provider of disability-related services to individuals with disabilities and their families, Easter Seals offers military and veterans systems of care with viable options to support and augment current reintegration efforts. Easter Seals is leveraging, integrating and building community capacity through federal, state and local resources to meet specific needs through information, services, supports and community resources. For more information on military and veteran services offered through Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin, please contact us.
For active military families and veterans, there are many resources available to help with the transition of moving. Many military associations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations are equipped to help families in the military with specific moving needs. While some focus on finding available housing, others focus on helping children get acclimated to a new environment. Still other organizations help family members or veterans find a job. Also, each branch of the service usually has further assistance for relocations. While it can be stressful and overwhelming, these organizations try to make it as pain-free as possible. The resources included on the link below will help the next move or relocation to go as smoothly as possible. Whether military families are needing help with getting the family dog moved or are needing to know how their health plan might be affected by the move, these resources will be sure to help.
Hopeline through Verizon is committed to helping the nearly one in four women, one in seven men and more than 3 million children in the United States affected by domestic violence. They’re doing their part to end this epidemic by collecting no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories and turning them into support for domestic violence organizations nationwide. Through HopeLine, they’ve donated hundreds of thousands of phones and awarded millions of dollars in cash grants to our partner agencies. Wireless phones and technology serve as a vital link for all of us. They’re also an especially safe and reliable way for domestic violence victims and survivors to reach emergency or support services in times of crisis and stay connected with employers, family and friends.