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Teens are anxious and depressed, but treatment to prevent suicide is hard to find

June 26, 2019

Published 8:56 a.m. CT May 15, 2019 By Rory Linnane, Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten and Haley BeMiller Milwaukee Journal Sentinel https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/solutions/2019/05/15/teen-suicide-prevention-treatment-can-hard-to-find-across-usa/3620829002/ Teens across America are increasingly anxious and depressed. Social media is amplifying bullying and other bad behaviors, leaving kids feeling isolated and tormented. In many parts of the country, it is difficult to get treatment for mental health problems. more »

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Wisconsin doctor runs 5K in 50 states to raise awareness for mental health

May 23, 2019 By Mary Jane Belleza KULR-8 https://www.kulr8.com/news/wisconsin-doctor-runs-k-in-states-to-raise-awareness-for/article_d3a32af0-7dcd-11e9-b77c-eb2014e536ab.html One Wisconsin doctor is raising awareness for mental illness by running 5ks in all fifty states. From coast to coast Dr. Adel Korkor is making it his mission to reduce the stigma of mental illness and over 4,000 are expected to join Dr. Korkor in the more »

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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

5/30/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Acting-CEO-Talks-About-the-State-of-Mental-Health-on-C-SPAN Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in more »

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Why It’s Important To Unplug Sometimes

By Carrie Cantwell | May. 10, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/May-2019/Why-It-s-Important-to-Unplug-Sometimes I love technology. I can keep in touch with friends all over the world through social media. With the click of a button, I can order groceries, shoes and furniture. I can even use apps on my phone to help manage my mental health and medications. Having easy access to so more »

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Wisconsin short more than 200 psychiatrists, experts say

May 16, 2019

By Justin Razavi Posted: Apr 25, 2019 05:59 PM CDT Updated: Apr 26, 2019 06:13 PM CDT WeAreGreenBay.com https://www.wearegreenbay.com/news/local-news/wisconsin-short-more-than-200-psychiatrists-experts-say/1954523426 (WFRV) — About 1 in 5 Americans experience a mental illness in a given year, and according to a recent report by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, roughly half of those who more »

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