When Chrissy Barnard faced a mental health crisis and most needed care, law enforcement handcuffed her, placed her in the back of a patrol car and drove her five hours to Wisconsin’s only state-run mental health facility for the general public.
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Wisconsin Students Are Struggling With School Anxiety and Social Skills
In the past month, as the Yabuki Mental Health Clinic at Children’s Wisconsin witnessed an influx of patients, the manager of the clinic has pointed out that there has been an increase in school anxiety, school avoidance, anxiety in general.
Addressing Mental Health in Children One Step at a Time
Mental illness in children is on the rise as experts say that isolation, disconnection from school and friends, household financial stresses, illness in the family, and the death of loved ones have made children’s mental health concerns worse, especially during the pandemic.
Mental Health Funding is a Priority for Wisconsin
In the entire state of Wisconsin, there is only a pocket of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) programs.