A statewide coalition whose mission is to advance and support expanded, comprehensive and integrated mental health services within the school setting through school, home, and community partnerships.

News & Events

Department awards $6.5 million in school mental health grants: Impact of program doubled by 2019-21 state budget (8/1/2019) - The Department of Public Instruction distributed $6.5 million for services to support students' mental health in 120 public school districts… ...read more
July 25 Webinar: Suicide Prevention in Schools Part 3 (7/18/2019) - This webinar will introduce participants to the evidence-based Signs of Suicide (SOS) program for middle and high schools. SOS educates… ...read more
Gov. Evers Announces Appointment of Linda A. Hall as Director of the Office of Children’s Mental Health (7/4/2019) - On June 18, 2019, Governor Evers’ office announced the appointment of Linda Hall as the new Director of the Office of Children's… ...read more
As schools address mental health crisis, Gov. Tony Evers wants to expand programs (7/4/2019) - Thousands of Milwaukee area children are going without necessary treatment for mental healthcare. The lack of access is being called… ...read more
Suicide Prevention in Schools Webinar Series (6/20/2019) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that suicide is the second leading cause of death in children and young adults… ...read more
Coalition members speak at Medicaid Reform and Oversight Committee Assembly on Clinical Consultation Code (5/24/2019) - https://wiseye.org/2019/05/22/assembly-committee-on-medicaid-reform-and-oversight/ On May 22nd, the Assembly Committee on Medicaid Reform and Oversight held a hearing on AB 192 relating to… ...read more
News 8 Story on School Mental Health (2/6/2019) - Nearly $100 million in state funding is being used to improve security in Wisconsin schools. As part of this statewide initiative to… ...read more
3 Opportunities to Attend! Managing Traumatic Grief in the School System (1/9/2019) - Wisconsin Safe and Healthy Schools Center is offering three one-day training programs in 2019 on February 19th (Green Bay),  Feb.… ...read more
DPI Mental & Behavioral Health Screening Guide (1/8/2019) - Visit the Department of Public Instruction's website for tools and resources on mental/behavioral health screening.  According to the site: "The… ...read more
Behavioral Health in Schools Article Features Coalition Member (12/7/2018) - The Wisconsin State Journal recently featured two school mental health initiatives in a Nov. 25, 2018 article: Behavioral Health in… ...read more

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