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Keep the Change

IMPACT is committed to changing lives, for good. Our family of services helps restore the health and productivity of individuals, organizations and workplaces leading to an improved quality of life for our entire community.

IMPACT 2-1-1 is a central access point for people in need. During times of personal crisis or community disaster the free, confidential helpline and online resource directory make it easy for residents to get connected to information and assistance.

IMPACT Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services includes consultation and referral for people concerned about alcohol or drug use.

IMPACT Awareness raises community consciousness about risky drinking and promotes healthy lifestyles with the stop drinking [SO MUCH] milwaukee campaign.

IMPACT Workplace Services provides consultation, training and employee assistance programs to foster a healthy and productive work environment.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Marijuana Experimentation Heats Up in Summer

Summer; teens; alcohol; drugs; marijuana; IMPACT;

Each day during the Summer, an average of 6,300 teens try marijuana for the first time – 40 percent more than the rest of the year.

Research shows that teens with unsupervised time are three times more likely to use marijuana or other drugs. Unsupervised teens are also more likely to engage in other risky behaviors such as underage drinking, sexual activity, and cigarette smoking than other teens.

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After the Flood: Next Steps

Flood Response, 2-1-1 @ IMPACT

Last week’s record rainfall meant that thousands of families had their lives interrupted by traffic jams, loss of power and in many cases – loss of property.  Many wondered where to turn.

As clean up efforts continue, 2-1-1 @ IMPACT is responding to calls from people in the community who are wondering what their next steps will be.  2-1-1 @ IMPACT is a free, 24-hour, 7-day-per-week information and referral hotline that responds to well over 140,000 calls per year.  In just one day, the hotline saw the call volume grow to 500% over the norm with flood-related calls.

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2-1-1 @ IMPACT ASSISTS MILWAUKEE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN DOCUMENTING THE SCOPE OF FLOOD DAMAGE

2-1-1 @ IMPACT, Flood Response

2-1-1 @ IMPACT ASSISTS MILWAUKEE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN DOCUMENTING THE SCOPE OF FLOOD DAMAGE

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