Mental health


Wisconsin Woman Struggled With Her Mental Health for a Decade. Now She Hides ‘Little Hearts’ to Help Others.

The hearts, with encouraging messages attached, are now appearing as far away as Connecticut. Learn how you can join the movement!

‘Be Kind’: How You Can Join the Two-Word Movement Taking Over One Wisconsin Town

You can't go far without seeing the words "Be Kind" somewhere in Sauk Prairie... There's a serious, special, and potentially LIFE-SAVING reason for that.

‘Thanks a $10 Million!’: Gov. Evers Pledges Major Money to Support Wisconsin Veterans

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced the state is committing $10 million to help veterans adjust back to “normal” life, both immediately and in the long-term. Find out where that money will go, and how you can help, too.

First-of-Its-Kind Universal Health Care Referendum on the Ballot in Rural, Red Wisconsin County

Voters in Dunn County, which includes the town of Menomonie in western Wisconsin, will have a chance to weigh in on a very important, albeit unusually progressive, question this November: Should the United States provide universal health care?

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman; childhood photos provided by Garland Hampton and Dominee Meek)
Sentenced to Prison as Minors, These Two Men Want Kids to Get Help With Trauma Sooner

About 90% of children who commit crimes have significant trauma histories, according to a state trauma-informed care coordinator. But the system is not set up with treatment and rehabilitation as priorities, explained childhood trauma survivors and experts. Wisconsin’s governor wants to change that.

A photo of a quarantined boy wearing a protective mask as he looks through a window. The pandemic is prompting an increase of anxiety and depression in children and teens. (Getty Images)
Ongoing Pandemic Causing Mental Health Issues for Many Teens

Professionals cite lack of normal routine, lack of social interactions as contributing factors.

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No Theater, No Problem: 10 New Movies You Can Watch Right Now From Home

The vast majority of the nation’s movie theaters are now closed and multiple studios are now releasing their films digitally.