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)

Ronald Lampert Named New President & CEO of Journey

Journey Mental Health Center is delighted to announce Ronald (Ron) Lampert as new President & CEO. Ron was selected after an extensive six-month selection process involving more than 100 candidates.

A seasoned veteran, Ron has over 30 years experience in the mental and behavioral
health field. Ron LampertMost recently, he served as vice president of health strategy and development at Chicago-based Thresholds. Ron brings substantial experience to Journey in change management, contract negotiation, generating new business, program innovation, community-based service, managed care, creating collaborations, and strategic thinking and planning.

“We looked for a proven leader who can move the current initiatives forward and has the skills to lead in the ever changing health care world five to 10 years from now,” said Jim Christensen, Journey board chair. “Ron has shown he works collaboratively and, above all, has an unwavering commitment to helping the people we serve.”

Ron was trained in emergency psychiatric care and crisis intervention at the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history and a Master’s Degree in social work administration.