WISE - End Stigma Together One Story at a Time
WUMH is working with another large coalition to help end stigma in Wisconsin and beyond. WISE is part of Rogers InHealth program and has a collection of video stories of people in Recovery. They also provide training and consultation for workplaces and organizations.
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Currently, preschool suspension and expulsion rates are more than 3 times higher than in kindergarten through 12th grade (disproportionately involving young boys of color). In an effort to address such issues, SAMHSA announced the creation of the National Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC).
The Myth of "Mean Girls"
Bullying can take many forms: such as physical bullying or verbal bullying. And it also involves relational forms, such as manipulating peer relationships by spreading nasty rumors, threatening to terminate friendships or excluding someone from a social group. "... contrary to popular perceptions, higher levels of relational aggression were more common among boys than girls.