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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Analysis: State suicide rate rose by 40 percent between 2000 and 2017 »
September 11, Wisconsin Health News The suicide rate in Wisconsin rose 40 percent between 2000 and 2017, according to...
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is September 17 »
At its core, National Physician Suicide Awareness Day remains a day for remembrance of colleagues and friends who have die...
Monday, August 26, 2019
Sept. 10 - Legislative Roundtable: Previewing the Fall Session »
From pharmacy benefit manager reform to dental therapy to direct primary care, lawmakers are gearing up for a fall session...
Friday, August 23, 2019
Addiction Medicine Conference Focuses on Partnerships »
Healing through Partnerships is the theme for the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine’s 2019 Annual Conference, taking...
Thursday, August 22, 2019
When Your Patient Makes the News »
Republished with permission from Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS) Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD VP,...
Friday, August 16, 2019
The Future of the Milwaukee County Psychiatric Crisis Center »
Milwaukee County wants to retool how it treats people suffering an acute mental health crisis. There isn't a consensus....
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
State agencies brief lawmakers on suicide prevention efforts »
August 13, Wisconsin Health News State agencies briefed a legislative task force Monday on what they’re doing to prev...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
August 21 Celebration of Life: James Walter Jefferson, MD »
James Walter “Jeff” Jefferson, age 81, passed away at his home in Captiva, Fla., on Sunday, March 31, 2019. After receivin...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Periscope Project Update »
The Periscope Project (TPP) is celebrating two years as a perinatal psychiatric teleconsultation program housed within Med...
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UW System reviewing mental health services »
July 15, Wisconsin Health News The University of Wisconsin System said last week that it’s assessing student mental...
Monday, July 15, 2019
Milwaukee mental health board backs additional crisis resource center »
July 15, Wisconsin Health News The Milwaukee County Mental Health Board signed off on its next annual budget last week...
Monday, July 1, 2019
Psychiatric Summary XXVIII, Summer 2019 »
Issue XXVIII, Summer 2019 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-eighth installment consolida...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Department of Public Instruction distributes first payments for mental health program »
June 20, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Public Instruction distributed the first payments from a new program...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Advocates: Investments in mental health consultation needed »
April 30, Wisconsin Health News Infant mental health advocates are asking lawmakers to invest in having mental health...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
New WPA President Dr. John Schneider Addresses Psychiatrist Shortage »
The WFRV-TV Green Bay News Maker Sunday Show on April 14 featured incoming WPA President John Schneider, MD, who addressed...
Monday, April 29, 2019
2nd Annual Advancing Behavioral Health Summit is June 10 »
Registration is now open for the 2 nd Annual Advancing Behavioral Health Summit, being held on Monday June 10 at the Ka...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Vos creates task force on suicide prevention »
March 7, Wisconsin Health News A new Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention will address the increasing rates of...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Building Commission releases funds for MCW, mental health projects »
February 26, Wisconsin Health News The state's Building Commission recently approved the release of funds to help the...
Friday, February 8, 2019
SPRC Releases New Suicide Prevention Video Series »
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) announced the release of a new video series on strategic communication plannin...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Report: Wisconsin Youth Suicide Rate on the Rise »
January 29, Wisconsin Health News Wisconsin is seeing an increase in youth suicide, according to an annual report....
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Psychiatric Summary XXVII, Winter 2019 »
Issue XXVII, Winter 2019 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-seventh installment consolidat...
Friday, January 11, 2019
Webinar Series on Physician Resilience »
A monthly webinar series,  Health Care Workforce Resilience,  jointly sponsored by the Wisconsin Medical Socie...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Senior Psychiatrists Group Offers Complimentary Membership »
The Senior Psychiatrists, Inc., formerly known as the APA Lifers , is offering complimentary membership to all Distinguis...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Medical Records and the Law webinar to focus on mental health, substance abuse records »
December 20, WMS Medigram The Wisconsin Medical Society’s popular Medical Records and the Lawwebinar series will...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
DHS Awards Mental Health Grants »
November 14, Wisconsin Health News  The Department of Health Services has awarded grants to 15 counties to impro...
Friday, November 9, 2018
WI Medical Society Adopts Strategies to Address Psychiatrist Shortage »
November 8, Medigram Wisconsin Medical Society  With nearly 1.45 million residents living with mental or beha...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Wisconsin faces ‘significant shortage’ of psychiatrists, experts say »
Editor's note: WPA Executive Council Member, Angel Janis, MD, was recently featured by The Badger Herald in an article dis...
Monday, October 29, 2018
Psychiatrist Shortage Hits Home in Northwest Wisconsin »
Editor's note: WPA President Justin Schoen, MD was recently featured by the Eau Claire-based Leader-Telegram in an article...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
DHS Plans to Expand Child Psychiatry Consultation Program »
October 24, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Health Services has received a federal grant to expand a program...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
55 Counties Face Psychiatrist Shortages »
October 19, Wisconsin Health News More than three-quarters of Wisconsin counties have significant shortages of ps...
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Mental Health Patients, With Nowhere Else To Go, Are Overwhelming Emergency Departments »
October 18, STAT When I walk through my hospital’s emergency department, I’m sometimes overwhelmed by the number of pe...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
DOJ Awards More School Mental Health Grants »
October 18, Wisconsin Health News The Department of Justice awarded $11.9 million to bolster student mental health Tu...
Monday, October 15, 2018
Psychiatric Summary, Fall 2018 »
Issue XXVI, Fall 2018 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-sixth installment consolidating r...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Approves UHS Contract »
September 26, Wisconsin Health News The Milwaukee County Mental Health Board approved a contract Wednesday with a Pe...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Behavioral Health Virtual Job Fair, Oct. 17 »
The Health Resources and Services Administration will host a Virtual Job Fair on October 17 beginning at 5:45 pm Central T...

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