Rural Wisconsin Facing Shortage Of Mental Health Professionals, UW-Milwaukee’s Impressive Map Collection, Wisconsin’s Jazz Greats

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A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum states 55 of 72 Wisconsin counties are facing a shortage of psychiatrists, including 20 counties without any practicing psychiatrists. We talk with the Wisconsin Policy Forum about how this can impact mental health disorders that go untreated. We also hear about UW-Milwaukee’s unique map collection and Wisconsin’s iconic jazz musicians.

Featured in this Show

  • Rural Wisconsin Facing Psychiatrist Shortage

    A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum shows much of rural Wisconsin is facing a shortage of psychiatrists. We discuss what impact the shortage has on different communities’ mental health needs.

  • New Book Profiles Wisconsin's Place In Jazz History

    Les Paul, Bunny Berigan, and Al Jarreau are just some of the famous jazz names you may not know got their start in Wisconsin. We’ll talk to the author of the new book “Wisconsin Riffs: Jazz Profiles from the Heartland” about the state’s place in jazz culture.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Jason Stein Guest
  • Kurt Dietrich Guest