New Social Media Pages

We are happy to present, along with the new website, new social media pages for the project. You can now find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, as well as a YouTube page. Just use the links at the top of our website to visit these other outlets.

Welcome to the Wisconsin Substance Use Disorder Website

The mission to increase access to culturally sensitive, language appropriate and accessible SUD treatment/recovery services for persons who are Deaf/deaf, hard of hearing or deaf-blind and to reduce communication, language, cultural, and other barriers to such services.

What is this program about?

IndependenceFirst Wisconsin Statewide SUD Project Services that seeks to improve SUD (Substance Use Disorder) services for persons who are Deaf/deaf, Hard of Hearing or Deaf-Blind.


Partner With Us!

WORKSHOP- NO COST to YOU! If your agency is interested in having our staff Coordinator come to your place and provide a “How to work with Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind”, workshop, please contact us for information on availability and instructions! We can also provide additional tools such as “What is Assistive Listening, TTY, Relay Services” including “How to work with Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind”. Our coordinator is very committed to providing presentations for the state of Wisconsin.

What a great opportunity! This is NO COST to you AND we provide the interpreting services for you. All we need from you to coordinate your agency’s workshop with a list of several possible dates that work for you. Once confirmed, you will let others know!