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...

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...

Kids in Crisis

Kids in Crisis: The Wisconsin School Mental Health Framework Kids in Crisis is USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin’s groundbreaking series on youth mental health. Wisconsin ranks among the worst states for rates of youth depression, youth suicide, and shortages of care providers. A team of 25 journalists throughout the state have spent...