Action On Youth Mental Health, “A Hard And Heavy Thing,” Wisconsin Republican Support Of Trump

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Suicide is the second most common cause of death for young people in Wisconsin, and untreated mental illnesses are often a factor. Our guests talk about their efforts to raise awareness about the importance of youth mental health services. We talk to a Wisconsin veteran about his experiences after serving in the Middle East. We’ll also discuss how Wisconsin Republicans may have trouble unifiying support for the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump.

Featured in this Show

  • A Day Of Action For Youth Mental Health

    On Thursday, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin is hosting an event in Madison to raise awareness about the mental health challenges Wisconsin’s youth are facing. We talk to one of the presenters at this event, a former psychiatric nurse whose daughter committed suicide last year, and an editor from USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin Veteran Shares New Novel, Efforts To Help Other Vets

    After deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, a Wisconsin author shares his new novel about life after war–and his efforts to provide legal assistance to other veterans.

  • Can Wisconsin Republicans Unite For Trump?

    We speak to a political expert who says that it will be difficult to rally support among Wisconsin Republicans for the likely Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • KP Whaley Producer
  • Jim Fitzhenry Guest
  • Kris Cahak Guest
  • Matthew J. Hefti Guest
  • Aaron Weinschenk Guest

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