articles tagged "mental health"

Out of Jail, and Out of Luck?

Monday, 2 December 2013 | buzz
nora-hertel1

Each month, the Monday Eight O’Clock Buzz checks in with the Wisconsin Center For Investigative Journalism for an update on their work to “protect the vulnerable, expose wrongdoing and seek solutions.” A third of all men in Wisconsin prisons and two thirds of incarcerated women have diagnosed mental illnesses. Many require a regular regimen of medications. Medicine is provided in prison and jail, but what happens when inmates are released through parole or at the completion of their sentence? How do they get the medical treatment they need? The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Nora Hertel joined host Brian Standing to bring the story to light. more »

Youth Mental Health and Wellness

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 | A Public Affair
Dane County Department of Human Services

A major issue that our schools face today is youth mental health and wellness. On Tuesday September 10th, our host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Marykay Wills, mental health and alternate care service manager with Dane County Human Services and Jeannette Deloya, a program support social worker with Madison Metropolitan School District to discuss the issues that Madison school have been addressing in order to better mental health and wellness in youth. more »

Monday, April 8 — Madison Postpartum Peers

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 | Access Hour

Madison Postpartum Peers provides information on its peer groups and demystifies (and destigmatizes!) postpartum mental health challenges like depression or anxiety. There could be an interview with a mom who’s gone through postpartum depression and also with a local therapist specializing in perinatal mental health. For more information, contact Ann Jamison at madisonpostpartumpeers@gmail.com. more »

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