Stories tagged: "mental health awareness"


20 Black Men & Women Who Shaped Wisconsin History

From the first slaves fighting for freedom to the modern day leaders rallying for change, Black people have positively and permanently changed the Badger state. This Black History Month, we're sharing their stories.

Why You Should Stop Using the Phrase “Committed Suicide”

Words matter. Especially when it comes to mental health. In Wisconsin, suicide is the ninth leading cause of death overall, and the second among 10 to 34-year-olds. One thing suicide is not? A choice.

Save This Number in Your Phone. You Don’t Know When You Might Need It.

During the pandemic, domestic violence rates skyrocketed in Wisconsin. But good news quickly followed the bad, and one county launched a free, local 24/7 text line for people living in abusive situations.

This Wisconsin Woman Started Making & Hiding Little Hearts for Mental Health Awareness. Her Movement is Now Huge.

Last year, we introduced you to Kathleen Jensen, an Onalaska woman who launched The Little Heart Project, a mental health movement. Her project isn’t so “little” anymore!