​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.​

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The Wisconsin Office of Children's Mental Health 2021 Annual Report has just been released! 

View the full resource here. 


​Watch the recorded Briefing Event below:




The pandemic has taken a toll on many parents. Those who are struggling ​right now are not alone. View and share our new resources to help parents with what they need, including how to respond to challenging behaviors and ​how to practice self-care​. See all available resources here​. 







The December 2021 Fact Sheet on Positive Childhood Experiences is now available in English, Spanish, and Hmong​.


Recent studies show that positive experiences build a foundation for the ability to cope and thrive throughout life. Read our fact sheet to learn how communities, policymakers, and families can support positive childhood experiences!​​





Youth need trustworthy, supportive adults and mental health education. These are two Recommendations for Action from the Wisconsin Office of Children’s Mental Health (OCMH). 

Annie Leffel participated in the youth listening sessions and helped develop the action recommendations, and said, “This report gives our youth voices the credibility that they deserve. We all know the importance of speaking up for ourselves and others, and this report is a great step in furthering that conversation."



 

The Mental Health Literacy Instructional Units for grades 3 - 12 are available for free download on the Department of Public Instruction website. See what over 200 public and private school districts have accessed so far! 



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