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Teens Create Pause Campaign for Suicide Prevention
For the second year in a row, ArtWorks for Milwaukee's Graphic Design + Mental Health Advocacy interns have partnered with OCMH to research, design, and distribute a statewide campaign for National Suicide Prevention Week. Please enjoy this video to learn more about the interns' creation process, and to hear all about the artwork from the artists themselves.
Download and share the Pause Campaign images from the OCMH website.
This week, and every week, we hope you take time to #pause4amoment.
Over 300 School-Based Peer-Led Wellness Programs in Wisconsin
The Office of Children's Mental Health tracks where wellness programs like Sources of Strength, REDgen School, NAMI Raise Your Voice Club, and Hope Squad are located in the state. As of the 2023 - 2024 academic year, 306 Elementary, Middle, and High Schools in Wisconsin are elevating youth leaders to address mental health in their community.
Explore the interactive map here!
Fact Sheet on Girls' Mental Health
Girls and young women in Wisconsin are reporting troubling rates of poor mental health. Anxiety, sadness, hopelessness, and depression can be worse for girls of color who often live in under-resourced communities, compounding their burdens. Read more in our newest fact sheet, available in English, Spanish, and Hmong.