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Pre-order our Casserole Cookbook!

July 1, 2020

When someone has a heart attack, breaks a bone, or is diagnosed with a physical illness, they are often showered with support, messages of kindness, and casseroles from friends and family. Unfortunately, that is not always the case when someone is diagnosed with a mental illness. We would like to change this narrative with this more »

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New Kids Video! ‘Let’s Talk About Mental Illness’

June 15, 2020

Let’s Talk About Mental Illness is a new fun and engaging video made for elementary age kids to start the conversation about mental illness! After watching the video with your children or class, check out our free downloadable worksheets below to continue learning about mental illness. Download free follow-up worksheets & learn more here.

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Quarantine ‘Magnifies’ Depression, Mental Health Struggles During COVID-19 Crisis

June 6, 2020

May 13, 2020 By Danielle Kaeding Wisconsin Public Radio https://www.wpr.org/quarantine-magnifies-depression-mental-health-struggles-during-covid-19-crisis Max Blaska has been struggling. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, ­­­­the 43-year-old Madison resident has suffered through days when he hasn’t been able to do anything. Blaska has been living with anxiety and depression since he was a child, and the COVID-19 crisis has flooded more »

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Children’s Wisconsin adds mental health team to ER, responding to rising rates of self-harm

May 27, 2002 By Rory Linnane Milwaukee Journal Sentinel https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/solutions/2020/05/27/self-harm-rises-childrens-wisconsin-adds-mental-health-team-er/5258742002/ About 70 times per month, a child or teenager arrives at the Children’s Wisconsin emergency department in a mental health crisis. Maybe they have a self-inflicted injury, maybe they attempted suicide, or maybe they just can’t stop thinking about it and their families don’t know more »

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Google Partners With NAMI To Create An Anxiety-Disorder Self-Assessment

5/28/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/Google-Partners-with-NAMI-To-Create-an-Anxiety-Disorder%C2%A0Self-Assessment Today, in partnership with NAMI, Google has launched an anxiety self-assessment tool. When people in the U.S. look up information about anxiety on Google, they will now have access to a clinically-validated questionnaire called the GAD-7 (General Anxiety Disorder-7) that helps evaluate a person’s level of anxiety. After taking the questionnaire, Google will point users to more »

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