Bringing kids' mental and behavioral health into the light
Kids across Wisconsin are facing a mental and behavioral health crisis. They have high rates of anxiety, depression and suicide and not enough access to care. But with your help, we can change that.
At Children's Wisconsin, we believe caring for a child's mental and behavioral health is just as important as caring for their physical health. We’re inviting you to help us Shine Through and light a path forward to better mental and behavioral health for kids in our state.
Parents, start here
You are not alone in caring for your child's mental and behavioral health. Children's Wisconsin has resources and tips for talking to your child.
It’s time to Shine Through
Shine Through brings to life the important work Children’s Wisconsin is doing to detect needs sooner, reduce stigma and improve access to care for kids with mental and behavioral health needs.Learn more
Halfway mark passed on five-year commitment to address mental health crisis
Significant progress has been made since Children’s Wisconsin identified seven key initiatives to help address the mental health crisis.
From darkness to light: Carson's story of strength and survival
At 3:03 a.m. on the morning of March 4, 2017, 14-year-old Carson Molle went out to his family’s garage and did something unthinkable, something irreversible, something sadly all too common.
You can play an active role in addressing the mental and behavioral health crisis.
Start the conversation
Normalizing mental and behavioral health conversations helps build resiliency in our kids as they face the unknowns.
Be their voice
Join our Children’s Advocacy Network and help make an impact on legislation that affects kids, including their mental and behavioral health.
Advocate for kids
Give a gift
There are many ways to give to Children's Wisconsin. Help make a brighter future for kids' mental and behavioral health though your monetary gift.