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The 1st Annual Motorcycle Ride for Healthy Minds benefiting NAMI Waukesha

Join us on Sunday, September 7th for the inaugural Motorcycle Ride for Healthy Minds benefiting NAMI Waukesha.  


50 mile ride begins at Hal’s Harley Davidson1925 S. Moorland Rd, New Berlin


Registration 9:30 am– 10:45 am        Ride Departs 11:00 am 


Ride ends at Albanese's Roadhouse

2301 Bluemound Rd, Waukesha


Early Registration: $20 per rider $10 per passenger

Early Registration ends September 3rd


Ride for A Healthy Mind Early Registration Tickets

Includes burger, fries, and soft drink at Albanese’s Roadhouse after the ride and an  “End Stigma Now” bandanna. 

All proceeds benefit NAMI Waukesha’s support, education, and  advocacy programs for individuals and families affected by mental  illness. This event will raise funds and awareness for mental health in conjunction with the NAMIWalks in Waukesha event that will be held Saturday, September 20th.



Car riders are welcome!

For questions or more information please contact Andrea at 262-409-2742 or



Join us on Saturday, September 20th for NAMIWalks in Waukesha 2014! NAMIWalks in Waukesha brings together hundreds of individuals to celebrate mental illness recovery, to honor those who have lost their lives to mental illness, and to help raise funds, combat stigma, and promote awareness. There is no registration fee for this event and all are welcome join. Participants are encouraged to collect donations from family members, friends, co-workers, and business associates and all Walkers raising $100 or more will receive an official NAMIWalks t-shirt.

When:  Saturday, September 20th

                Registration Begins at 10:00 am

                Walk Begins at 11:00 am


Where: Frame Park Picnic Shelter

701 E. Moreland Blvd

Waukesha, WI


Don’t delay register today by clicking on the NAMIWalks tab on the left hand side of this page! If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact Andrea at 262-409-2742 or .



NAMI Waukesha Announces Survivors Helping Survivors Support Group 

Have you recently lost a loved one to suicide? Your feelings of grief, sadness, shock, isolation, anger and guilt may seem overwhelming. You may wonder if you will ever recover. These are normal responses. There is help from others who, like you, have experienced this tragedy. They want to help you recover and, most of all, they want you to know that you are not alone.

Survivors Helping Survivors is open to all family members and friends of a loved one who has completed suicide.  There is no need to register, no fee and you are welcome to attend as often as you would like. 

 Survivors Helping Survivors will be held on the 4th Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:30 pm at the NAMI Waukesha Offices located at 217 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 300, Waukesha, WI 53186. For more information please contact NAMI Waukesha at 262-524-8886.

NAMI Waukesha Announces Weekly Mood Disorders Support Group 

NAMI Waukesha is excited to announce a new support group, The Care Connection. The group will support individuals wrestling with Bi-Polar, Depression, ADHD, Schizophrenia or any other diagnoses. The focus of the group is to support everyone affected by mental illness. This includes the person diagnosed (Consumer) and, Family and Friends.

At each meeting everyone benefits from hearing about the experiences, challenges and successes of both groups during a combined session.  The meeting then splits into three separate groups: Consumers; Young Adult Consumers; Family and Friends.  This format provides everyone with a confidential, safe environment in which to discuss the difficult issues they face and develop ways to cope with them.  

The Care Connection will meet every Tuesday evening from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Vercelli Building, on the grounds of St. William Catholic Church located at 440 N. Moreland Blvd. in Waukesha. For additional information, please contact NAMI Waukesha at 262-524-8886 or call Peter Castator (414-915-8540), Michael Wycklendt (262-751-9231) or Mary Weisman (262-506-8751). Information is also available at

NAMI Waukesha proudly receives funding from United Way of Waukesha County

United Way of Waukesha County

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