Vintage Bar Signs, Evers Meets With GOP, New Guidlines On Mental Health Treatment For Men And Boys

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Cop Shoppe Pub, Wausau, Wisconsin, December 2017
Photo By Kip Praslowicz

A former Wisconsinite has set out to capture the spirit of Wisconsin through ubiquitous bar signs. We learn how the iconic Pabst Blue Ribbon and other vintage bar signage became a project for the Duluth resident. We find out what Governor Tony Evers discussed with Republican lawmakers today ahead of the next legislative session. We also learn about new guidelines from the American Psychological Association’s for treating men and boys.

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  • APA Issues Guidelines For Treating Men And Boys

    The American Psychological Association’s recent guidelines for treating men and boys focus on the role of “traditional masculinity” in male mental health. We discuss what’s helpful and harmful about masculinity and why psychologists say men need better treatment.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Kip Praslowicz Guest
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Ryan McKelley Guest

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