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Gov. Evers Announces “Hope” Theme for 2020 Student Crafted Holiday Ornaments

November 18, 2020

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, in a letter to educators and students, announced “Hope” as the theme for the 2020 holiday ornaments handmade by students this holiday season and distributed across Wisconsin. The governor’s letter to Wisconsin educators with additional information and instructions regarding the 2020 holiday decorations can be found here. “Now more than more »

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New Madison Behavioral Health Resources Center To Link Patients With Care

November 17, 2020

October 19, 2020 By Shamane Mills Wisconsin Public Radio https://www.wpr.org/new-madison-behavioral-health-resources-center-link-patients-care A new service focusing on mental health and addiction will begin operating next month in Dane County, lining up recovery and counseling for those seeking help. Currently, people can get information and referrals to health and social service organizations by calling 211, but officials say more »

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After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Nearly 1 In 5 Are Diagnosed With Mental Disorder

November 11, 2020 By Laurel Wamsley NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/11/11/933964994/after-covid-diagnosis-nearly-1-in-5-are-diagnosed-with-mental-disorder New research has found that nearly 1 person in 5 diagnosed with COVID-19 is diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder like anxiety, depression or insomnia within three months. The analysis was conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford, using electronic health records for 69.8 million patients in more »

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When You Have an Anxiety Disorder, Courage Is Subjective

Nov 4, 3030 By Gina Perkins https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2020/When-You-Have-an-Anxiety-Disorder-Courage-Is-Subjective “I’m dying. Right here on this sidewalk. Alone. I’m going to die.” That was the narrative running through my mind during my first panic attack when I was 20 years old. I had been enjoying dinner with my family at an Italian restaurant, when out of nowhere the more »

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During Open Enrollment, Be Sure To Review Your Health Plan Options

11/2/2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/During-Open-Enrollment-Be-Sure-to-Review-Your-Health-Plan-Options Nov. 1st began the annual enrollment period to get health insurance. If you don’t have health insurance, or you need to renew your plan, make time to review your health plan options before open enrollment ends on Dec. 15th. Some companies advertise health plans that don’t cover mental health or substance use care more »

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