​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Office of Children's Mental Health (OCMH) supports Wisconsin's children in achieving their optimal mental health and well-being. By encouraging collaboration across child and family service systems in Wisconsin, including state agencies, nongovernment mental health programs, advocates, and people with lived experience, OCMH supports children's mental health system improvements.​

Annual Report/Fact Sheets




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Youth & Family Voice




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New Early Childhood Feelings Thermometer 

Everyone from parents, teachers, child care providers, and youth have used our original Feelings Thermometer to help manage their emotions and teach self-regulation. Now toddlers and those who care for our youngest children 0-5 can use the new Early Childhood Feelings Thermometer to do the same!

See how each Thermometer works!




What To Do While You Wait For Children's Mental Health Services

Too often families have a waiting period for children's mental health services. This is the time between scheduling an appointment and the actual appointment date itself.  We offer tips on what families can do to help their child during this waiting period in our new resource





Celebrate Our 10th Anniversary!


Join the Office of Children’s Mental Health as we celebrate 10 years of children’s mental health in Wisconsin throughout the remainder of 2024.

Learn more on our special webpage.







Feeling overwhelmed? 

Check out some ideas for how to take a pause.

















If you have difficulty accessing our materials, or using our website, please let us know by emailing OCMH@wi.gov​
We take digital accessibility seriously and welcome the opportunity to remove any barriers in accessing content.



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Do you need help now? Call, text or chat​ 988​ Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
Find additional resources at our Support for Families page.