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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.

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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.

Wall of paintings
Patient Stories Feb 14, 2019

For young survivors of violence, Project Ujima uses art to help them heal

Nicole Sweeney Etter Writer

For more than two decades, Project Ujima’s work has been driven by a singular goal: to stop the cycle of violent crimes that takes a toll on far too many of Milwaukee’s children, families and neighborhoods.

Integrated behavioral health
Patient Stories Jan 16, 2019

How Integrated Behavioral Health is bringing pediatric psychologists into the pediatrician’s office

Katie Lott Writer

At four neighborhood primary care clinics, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is piloting the Integrated Behavioral Health Program, which brings behavioral health therapists and pediatric psychologists into the primary care setting.