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Two Wisconsin Mothers Navigate Teen Mental Health Supports

Katherine, a Polk County resident whose name has been changed to protect the privacy of her children, and her 18-year-old son have seen several therapists at different times, navigated school supports and crossed state lines for an inpatient program in order to address his anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.

Lawmakers Consider How Wisconsin’s Mental Health Policies Could Improve

State agency representatives and mental health advocates testified Tuesday about how Wisconsin could improve when it comes to addressing mental health issues, asking lawmakers to consider supporting different policies and additional investments, including certain items proposed by Gov. Tony Evers for the upcoming biennial budget.