Walk-in mental health treatment, Basement toilets, Community quality of life

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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
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We learn about a new service offering walk-in mental health care at Children’s Wisconsin hospital. Then, a Milwaukee writer explains why many Wisconsin homes often have a single toilet in the basement without a full bathroom. Later, an economics professor shares new research into the value quality of life plays into community growth.

Featured in this Show

  • Walk-in mental health care at new Children's Wisconsin clinic

    A new walk-in mental health clinic has just opened at Children’s Wisconsin. We learn about who’s able to access it, and what kind of care they can get.

  • Wisconsin's solitary basement toilets explained

    A Milwaukee writer fills us in on his quest to answer the question of why many Wisconsin basements feature a seemingly random, unadorned toilet.

  • Could quality of life improvements help revitalize the Midwest?

    What makes someone want to live in a community: jobs or things that improve their quality of life, like schools, public transit and natural amenities? We talk to one of the authors of new research from Brookings that says, for this generation, it’s the latter, and it could be a path towards revitalization in the Midwest.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Amy Herbst Guest
  • Bobby Tanzilo Guest
  • Amanda Weinstein Guest

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