State Capitol Report: New youth mental health survey, Emergency responders seek more funding

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Heard On The Morning Show
Wisconsin state capitol building
Phil Roeder (CC-BY)

The head of a state office discusses efforts to improve children’s mental health and a new survey gauging how kids are doing. Two Wisconsin leaders in emergency medical services outline concerns over volunteer staffing and state funding.

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  • Wisconsin EMS Association pushes for $500 million in state funding

    The Wisconsin EMS Association says it will ask the Wisconsin Legislature for annual funding for emergency services. We speak with the head of the organization and a member of the Office of Rural Health about the troubles plaguing Wisconsin’s emergency medical services.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Linda Hall Guest
  • James Small Guest
  • Alan DeYoung Guest

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