Teen Girl Survives Leukemia and Brain Aneurysm

Teen Girl Survives Leukemia and Brain Aneurysm

>>Remember how we have done that one?>>One of Marissa’s favorite activities is drawing. The figure she draws most often is the cross>>I think it’s a symbol of faith.>>That faith and the expertise of her caregivers at American Family Children’s Hospital has helped 14-year-old Marissa and her family survive two life threatening illnesses. The first happened …

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Headaches – Mechanical and Nutritional Causes of Headache Pain

Headaches – Mechanical and Nutritional Causes of Headache Pain

Hello, my name is Doctor Jeff Aberle and in this video we are going to discuss the most common causes for headaches. And most of you that have headaches that are going to be watching this really don’t know where they’re coming from. You’re probably thinking it’s stress related. You’ve probably been checked out for …

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Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s school-based mental health program – Takiya’s Story

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s school-based mental health program – Takiya’s Story

Takiya’s seven. She’s an active little girl. She loves to do cartwheels. She loves to dance. Kindergarten was so rough for her. Every day the teacher would call me. Takiya’s doing this Takiya won’t listen. Takiya walked out of the classroom. It got to the place where the phone calls was getting to be like …

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Funding to increase access to mental health, substance abuse treatment

Funding to increase access to mental health, substance abuse treatment

Last year alone . more than 800 people in Wisconsin died of opioid overdoses. And that number has been on the rise for years. Drug addiction and mental health disorders often run hand in hand. News 8’s Madalyn O’Neill joins us now to tell us about a new mulitmillion dollar invest Mike and Martha … …

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Why children struggling with mental health say stigma can be deadly

Why children struggling with mental health say stigma can be deadly

JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight, a preview of a documentary on children in crisis produced by our colleagues at Milwaukee PBS, in collaboration with The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The documentary follows four young people from Wisconsin navigating mental health challenges. They have endured assault, bullying, incarceration, and discrimination, in some cases contemplating suicide. Through it all, …

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