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, 6:00am
Are 20-somethings who still live with their parents really floundering? How can society better nurture teenagers to produce healthy adults? Joy Cardin talks to a guest psychologist who says that while adolescence may be longer than we used to think, but that it might also be an opportunity for greater learning and development than previously thought. He fills us in on the latest science of adolescent brains, plus what this means for society.
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.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 8:00am