SSM Health Dean Medical Group is one of the largest integrated health care delivery systems in the country. Our network consists of more than 60 clinics in south-central Wisconsin, SSM Health Davis Duehr Dean Eye Care, insurance provider Dean Health Plan, and pharmacy benefits company Navitus Health Solutions. Approximately 500 physicians provide primary, specialty and tertiary care in the clinics. The system serves more than 400,000 health plan members.

Below you will find several advocacy organizations in your area. Please feel free to reach out if you need support, education or want to get involved as an advocate for yourself and community. You will soon have the opportunity to participate in Project RockSTARR and have a donation made in your honor to one of organizations below. If you want to know more about Project RockSTARR, please go HERE.

SSM-DMG Local Advocacy Organizations:

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Your local NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders work in communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy, and support group programs.

For over 40 years, NAMI Dane County has provided essential education, support and advocacy to people affected by mental illness. We are committed to eliminating stigma and ensuring people get the support and information they need.

NAMI Dane County
United Way Building
2059 Atwood Ave Fl 4
Madison, WI 53704-6608
Phone: (608) 249-7188

NAMI Wisconsin, Inc.
4233 Beltline Hwy
Madison, WI 53711-3814
Phone: (800) 236-2988

MHA is a powerful voice for healthy communities throughout the nation and offers information, referrals, and resources for individuals living with any type of mental illness. One of MHA’s services includes online screening, which is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible.

Mental Health America of Wisconsin (MHA) is an affiliate of the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including:

  • Prevention services for all
    •  Early identification and intervention for those at risk
    •  Integrated care and treatment for those who need it
    •  Recovery as the goal

MHA of Wisconsin
600 W. Virginia St, Suite 502
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 276-3122 or (866) 948-6483 (toll free)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) changes lives, saves lives and impacts lives, through education, peer support groups and advocacy for those diagnosed with a mental health illnesses and empowers their family and friends to embrace their independence, advocate for improved services, and to love them for who they are.What makes us unique is the fact that we are peer based and lead. What this means is that all of our meetings and all of our leaders are members or caring friends and family of members.

DBSA Watertown WI is a free support group for sufferers of depression and bipolar disorders, ages 18 and up.   Members learn from each other, sharing their feelings, experiences and coping skills, and offering hope in a safe and confidential environment. Free educational handouts are available.

DBSA Waterton, WI
MEETINGS: Park Hill Apartments
Meeting Room, 1st Floor
1121 Highland Avenue
Watertown, Wisconsin
Phone: 920-206-4642,  Noon – 6  P.M.

This list only includes those advocacy organizations that The STARR Coalition is affiliated with.  If you know of other advocacy organizations that could be included in this list, please contact us at  Thank you!