OCMH Fact Sheets

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Office of Children's Mental Health (OCMH) creates fact sheets on various topics which contribute to the well-being of youth in Wisconsin.  OCMH regularly releases a new fact sheet offering up-to-date research and actionable suggestions for families, communities, and decision-makers. ​ Each fact sheet contains detailed information about key issues and topics affecting children's mental health in Wisconsin. 

July 2024 Fact Sheet: Supporting Kids With Disabilities

Recent Fact Sheets

Spotlighting Key Fact Sheets

Prioritizing Children's Mental HealthSpanish Version; Hmong Version (2020)

Healthy Screen Time in a Digital WorldSpanish VersionHmong Version (2022)

​​​​​The Power of Positive Childhood ExperiencesSpanish VersionHmong Version (2021)​​

Strengthening Student Mental HealthSpanish VersionHmong Version (2022)

Addressing Shortages in the Mental Health WorkforceSpanish VersionHmong Version (2021)​​

​More Fact Sheets​

We want to nurture protective factors and minimize risk factors, as well as promote mental health and well-being. For more information on risk factors and protective factors, visit the American Mental Wellness Association

Protective Factors ​

Building Resiliency​; Spanish Version (2020)

Building Social & Emotional SkillsSpanish Version (2020)

​​Improving School Outcomes​​; Spanish Version (2020)

Rebuilding Peer Connections​​; Spanish Version; Hmong Version​ (2021)

Strengthening Social Connections and Relationships; Spanish Version; Hmong Version (2021)​

Supporting Parents Under StressSpanish VersionHmong Version (2021)

Risk Factors 

Bullying Prevention​​ (2020)

Eliminating Childhood Poverty; ​Spanish VersionHmong Version (2021)

Highlighting Disparities in Youth Justice​; Spanish Version (2020)

Housing StabilitySpanish VersionHmong Version (2022)

Improving Outcomes for Emerging Adults in the Criminal Justice SystemSpanish VersionHmong Version (2020)​​

Preventing Childhood Lead PoisoningSpanish VersionHmong Version (2022)

Preventing Underage Drinking (2020)​


​Mental Health and Well-Being

Preventing Suicide Among Black YouthSpanish VersionHmong Version (2021)​

​​Preventing Suicide​; Spanish Version (2020)​ 

​​​​Responding to COVID Changes at SchoolSpanish VersionHmong Version (2021)

To access fact sheets published prior to 2020, please click here​.


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