Dane County Department of Human Services (DCHS) released their 2019 budget request. NAMI Dane County provided written comment and public testimony to the County Board of Supervisors.Read More
The $15,000 investment will enable NAMI Dane County to expand the CIT program so that more officers receive the tools they need to do their job safely and effectively.
Dane County doesn’t need a larger jail. It needs greater investment in community-based mental health treatment.Read More
One of the things that really struck a chord with me was that the participants of the training were there voluntarily; they understand the need for change in the jail system and they are doing their part to begin that change.Read More
Three NAMI Dane County staff were certified during an 8-hour course that provided education on how to further develop the skills of coordinating, hosting, and facilitating local Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) and Crisis Intervention Partner (CIP) trainings.Read More