In just over a year, Derell went from struggling with behavioral issues to meeting with legislators in Washington, D.C., to help improve access to mental health care.
Our director of mental and behavioral health recently shared kids’ success stories with legislators in Madison in support of Assembly Bill 192.
As part of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Kids in Crisis" series, this story explores the need for better access to mental and behavioral health for children and discusses the practices that are already in place.
On April 17, 2019, more than 1,000 people descended on Madison to meet with lawmakers during the annual Wisconsin Hospital Association’s Advocacy Day.
A coalition of Milwaukee organizations has been awarded a $5 million, five-year grant to implement a Milwaukee County Healthy Start Program that will support maternal-child health for African American women.
Based on the work of Dr. Lynn Sheets, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin announced a new bill that would help reduce cases of infant abuse in the United States.
Whether you’re a patient family, someone who provides care to kids or, like me, both, we have a serious responsibility to kids in Wisconsin. We must proactively communicate with those in power who will make decisions related to the health of children.
It was a chilly November afternoon in 2017 and then 16-year-old Unique once again found herself in the Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. In fact, over the last few years of her life, Unique was going to the Emergency Department once or twice a month.