Welcome to Journey Mental Health Center

formerly mental health center of dane county

Welcome to Journey Mental Health Center. We are a nonprofit agency located in Madison, WI providing comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services to residents of Southern Wisconsin. Your visit here is the first step on the journey to recovery for yourself, a relative, friend, neighbor, or co-worker.

Need Services? Call:(608) 280-2720
General Reception:(608) 280-2700
Central Fax:(608) 280-2707

24 hr Crisis Services: (608) 280-2600 (Emergencies Only)
Servicios De Emergencia Las 24 Horas Del Dia: (608) 280-2600 (Solamente Para Emergencias)

Save The Date For Upcoming ‘Dreams’ Event!

Planning for this year’s Journey Mental Health Center major fundraiser, “Dreams,” has already begun!  Check out our new logo and save the date for this important fundraiser – 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2016 in the DeLuca Forum at the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery.

Your support is needed to create our silent auction. We are looking for donated items such as gift certificates to local restaurants, salons, movie tickets, golf packages and more!  Please contact Pamela St. Amant at 608-280-2425 or at pamela.stamant@journeymhc.org. You may also contact Margo Fochs at 608-280-2630, or at margo.fochs@journeymhc.org.

Look for more information from Journey on the event here and on our Facebook page. Thanks to our major sponsors Smart Motors, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and Johnson Bank.

Robin Lickel Wins Journey ‘Bright Idea Of The Year’ Award

Robin Lickel, Chemical Abuse Specialist II in Outpatient Services, received the 2015 Journey Mental Health Center “Bright Idea of the Year Award” at a ceremony on Jan. 29, 2016.

RobinL8Robin received the February 2015 “Bright Idea of the Month Award” for her suggestion to put nameplates on doors. The nameplates help staff and consumers find offices more efficiently.

“This is an idea that promotes a welcoming environment and a positive first impression,” said President and CEO William Greer.

PHOTO: Robin (front right) received her framed certificate and a cash award on Friday, Jan. 29.

Journey CEO Recipient Of Prestigious Award

Journey Mental Health Center President and CEO William Greer is the recipient of the Jeffrey Erlanger Civility in Public Discourse Award. Mr. Greer received the award Dec. 1 at Madison City Hall.

The award honors Jeffrey Clay Erlanger, an advocate for civility in Madison politics. He served on the City of Madison’s Economic Development Commission. He served as chair of the Commission on People with Disabilities; chair of the Board of Directors of the Community Living Alliance; and ran for the Madison Common Council in 2002. He held a number of other significant positions in the community. One of his greatest accomplishments was his successful push for the accessible taxicab service in Madison today.

PHOTO: William (center) with Pam and Howard Erlanger, at Madison City Hall on Dec. 1, 2015.

Check Out Journey’s 2014 Annual Report For Accomplishments, Statistics

How much do you know about Journey Mental Health Center?  Did you know Journey treated 11,108 people in 2014 and 71 percent were for adult mental health needs? Did you know we assessed 2,129 individuals in our OWI Assessment Program.

Screen Shot 2016-01-31 at 3.24.15 PMThese statistics tell one side of the story. The other stories are about the individuals we serve. Read of one particular individual, “Andrew,” a consumer in our Ujima Program.

Learn more about Journey in our 2014 Annual Report.

 Read About Journey Staff In ‘Impact’

Check out the Journey Mental Health Center staff in our latest staff publication, “Impact,” Journey’s bi-annual staff newsletter.

Screen Shot 2016-02-01 at 4.03.03 PMIn this issue, we highlight our Facilities Department. The three member department is responsible for maintaining our buildings, inside and out. We also are proud to feature Nurse Manager Diane Schmidt, Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Erica O’Reilly, Organizational Resources Manager Lisa Lizak and our Family Preservation Program.