Behavioral Health in Schools Article Features Coalition Member

The Wisconsin State Journal recently featured two school mental health initiatives in a Nov. 25, 2018 article: Behavioral Health in Schools and Building Bridges.  Started in 2013, Building Bridges works with families experiencing mental health crises and connects families with resources.  Behavioral Health in Schools is a Madison School District partnership with Catholic Charities and […]

Rep. Rohrkaste and Sen. Darling Receive Award at 3rd Annual Growing School Mental Health Summit

Thank you for joining us at the 3rd Annual Growing School Mental Health Summit. It was a great day of learning and connecting with folks from all over the state who care about school mental health. Read the Press Release Here Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) and Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) were recognized at the […]

Skills and Tools for Adolescent Engagement: WAFCA Continuing Education Training

Join us for a day of training: “Skills and Tools for Adolescent Engagement” on May 8, 2018 at the Best Western Oshkosh Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center. This full-day event features the expertise of Mike McGowan and Associates, a training and consultation firm specializing in school, workplace and family issues. An engaging and motivational speaker, […]

Joint Finance Committee Approves Funding for School Mental Health Grants

The Coalition for Expanding School-Based Mental Health in Wisconsin celebrates the Joint Finance Committee’s August 28th action to increase funding for school mental health beyond the Governor’s budget initiatives. The Joint Finance Committee approved $3.25 million for school mental health grants (up $750,000 from the Governor’s budget) along with the text proposed by the Coalition […]

Study: Improving Access to Children’s Mental Health Care

The following research, conducted by the George Washington University Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS), identifies the systemic challenges to ensuring children’s access to mental health care common among many states and points to encouraging examples of success. Improving Access to Children’s Mental Health Care: Lessons from a Study of Eleven States

13 Reasons Why

Local experts discussed the Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ as part of a town hall meeting at Neenah High School. The event was part of USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin’s coverage of youth mental health through its Kids in Crisis series. (May 25, 2017) USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin.