The Suicide & Crisis Lifeline’s 988 hotline marked its one-year milestone this month.
Yes. A national poll asked lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning people age 13 to 24, “How have recent debates about state laws restricting the rights of LGBTQ young people impacted your mental health?”
Removed from home, deeply traumatized, foster children often need counseling. But even with activist foster parents, it can be hard to get.
Trauma, abuse and mental health problems can make people more vulnerable to violent extremism.
Families and schools alike are scrambling to get the mental health care their children need to thrive. Providers are stretched thin. What’s going on?
Jail safety advocates want Sheriff Denita Ball to meaningfully engage about conditions and protocol.
In the weeks after Stanford University soccer goalie Katie Meyer, 22, died by suicide last March, her grieving teammates were inseparable even when not training.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services flagged several violations, and dozens of calls to West Allis police concerned patients assaulting other patients or staff.
Yes. As of January 2023, an ordinance banning licensed mental health practitioners from using conversion therapy on minors was in effect in 14 Wisconsin cities: Appleton, Cudahy, Eau Claire, Glendale, Kenosha, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Shorewood, Sun Prairie, Superior and West Allis.
Wisconsin should regionalize mental health crisis services, experts say. A legislative stalemate has stalled funding.
Groups seek to destigmatize mental illness and highlight resources.
Grothman wants to bottle up the bill to expand treatment alternatives and diversion programs to people with mental illness, but the bill could still pass over his objections. That’s because, aside from Grothman, the idea has overwhelming support.