Category: Mental Health
More needs to be done to ensure payment parity for mental health services, especially given the impact of the COVID-19 impact on mental health and the opioid crisis, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor said at a conference Tuesday.
State officials recently broke ground on an expansion of the Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center in Madison, which provides mental health treatment to some of the most troubled people in Wisconsin’s youth justice system.Read More
The mental health emergency center in Milwaukee County remains on track for opening in September, with most construction on the facility now finished.
Bipartisan federal legislation sponsored by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., would reauthorize and expand a grant program that provides screening and treatment for pregnant and postpartum women with mental health and substance use disorders.
The head of the Wisconsin Office of Children's Mental Health called for further action Tuesday, releasing an annual report that highlights ways the COVID-19 pandemic affected the well-being of children and what the office is doing to help.