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Derell with his mom, Etta, and Dr. Nick Young
News Jul 16, 2019

Milwaukee’s youngest champion for mental and behavioral health for kids

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

Teen being seen by a doctor
Patient Stories Jul 03, 2019

How five questions can help save a troubled teen's life

Katie Lott Writer

Since 2018, all kids age 11 and up are given the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions screening when they come to our Emergency Department.

Racine School and Children
Patient Stories Jun 13, 2019

Advocating for better mental health care in schools

Tracy Oerter, MS Director

Our director of mental and behavioral health recently shared kids’ success stories with legislators in Madison in support of Assembly Bill 192.

Good reads that support mental and behavioral health
Tips Jun 04, 2019

Good books that support mental and behavioral health

Nicole Sweeney Etter Writer

Childhood can be a trying time — for kids and parents alike. Fortunately, there are plenty of great books that can help families navigate common challenges.

Children
News May 23, 2019

Kids in Crisis: Provider shortage can mean long waits for mental health help

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

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.

Cady depression screening main
Patient Stories Apr 22, 2019

Cady’s story: How one teen fought anxiety

Katie Lott Writer

Screening for depression in Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin primary care clinics is helping catch teens’ mental health concerns early.

Pile of newspapers
News Apr 11, 2019

Project Ujima helps mother deal with grief

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

After a homicide, families of the victim are left to grapple with many unexpected challenges.

Outside of Children
News Mar 26, 2019

Kohl’s donates $5 million to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to enhance mental health services

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

Kohl’s announced a $5 million gift to help launch a multi-year mental health strategy to improve mental health services for Wisconsin kids and their families.