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May Mental Health Awareness Month resources

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and MIAD is committed to the health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff. Below is a list of MIAD and Milwaukee community-based wellness resources.


Mental health and counseling support: MIAD students can contact for assistance with non-clinical mental health or counseling support if they are feeling upset, overwhelmed or stressed or if they are struggling balancing school with work, personal issues or medical situations.

Marquette University Counseling Center: MIAD partners with Marquette University to provide MIAD students free, confidential short-term counseling with a licensed professional, as well as with a new online mental health tool called SilverCloud.

View full list of MIAD health and wellness resources.


  • Alternatives to calling the police for situations including housing, LGBTQ+, mental health, crime and more. Learn more.
  • Low-cost or free mental health resources in Milwaukee. Learn more.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) local resources in southeast Wisconsin. Learn more.
  • PrideFest Health and Wellness digital directory with local and statewide resources. Learn more.
  • Milwaukee County Crisis Line: 24 hrs/day, 7 days a week. (414) 257-7222


Photography alum featured in Madison, WI solo exhibition

Photography alum Sarah Stankey ’13 shares the vulnerable and traumatic experience of 90 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in her new exhibition “What to Expect,” hosted by Madison’s Arts + Literature Laboratory as part of the Bridge Work Madison program.

NSP: Fine Arts students exhibit at TASK Creative

Twelve New Studio Practice: Fine Arts sophomores took their art out of the classroom and exhibited work locally at TASK Creative as part of Adjunct Assistant Professor Grant Gill’s course “Singularity & Multiplicity.”


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