Mental Health in Milwaukee, WI

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Healthcare at a Glance in Milwaukee, WI

U.S News ranks the top hospitals in the Milwaukee area as Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Aurora Medical Center Grafton. One of the largest healthcare systems in the area is Aurora Health Care, serving eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 150 primary and specialty care clinics. Aurora Health St Luke’s Medical Center includes Aurora Spine Program, a 24/7 on-site heart care team, a bilingual spanish-speaking cancer clinic, orthopedic care, and more. Children’s Wisconsin is the main children’s hospital in Milwaukee, and ranked #1 in the state. Aurora Health includes one of the largest free clinics in Wisconsin, Aurora Walker Point Community Clinic, offering urgent, preventive, speciality, and mental health care for immigrants, refugees, underinsured, or uninsured. Veterans in Milwaukee have access to Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, which includes 196 hospital beds, outpatient clinics, a 113-bed nursing home, and a mobile clinic. There are two medical schools in Wisconsin, one of which is in Milwaukee, Medical College of Wisconsin.

Mental health FAQS

What is a mental health provider?

Mental health providers are trained to help you manage and care for your emotional and behavioral wellbeing. These providers can include a variety of mental health professionals, commonly including psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health counselors, and family and marriage counselors. An important distinction can be that a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who is trained to diagnose and treat mental illness with prescription medicine. A psychologist and other counselors typically have a masters degree, and are trained to treat through counseling. Whichever provider you choose, a mental health provider can be a crucial component in your overall health journey.