Monday, September 22, 2014, 9:00pm
Mental health isn’t just an adult issue; approximately four million children and adolescents nationwide suffer from a serious mental disorder. These children drop out of school at a higher rate than any other disability group, but only a fraction are identified and receive needed mental health services. What fixes can we make to how we help children with mental illness? Joy Cardin talks to a guest author, herself the mother of a bipolar son, about the problems and possible solutions of children’s mental health.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00am
Wisconsin’s three Veterans Affairs hospitals will be holding town hall meetings this month on efforts to improve care for vets. Joy Cardin talks with a spokesman from the Madison VA Hospital about recent changes, including those designed to reduce patient wait times. Plus, they invite you to share your praises and complaints about VA care.