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THE REALITIES OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Guests:  Nancy Abraham, founder of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness); Dylan Abraham, living with schizophrenia; Lindsay Wallace, Executive Director, NAMI Dane County NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) got its start in Madison, Wisconsin 40 years ago when a small group of families advocating for support for their children diagnosed with mental illness gave… Read more »

THE WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS HOME TO WISCONSIN’S RICH HERITAGE

Guest:  Ellsworth Brown, PhD, Director, Wisconsin Historical Society The Wisconsin Historical Society is our state’s memory and foremost storyteller. It is considered one of the nation’s finest historical institutions and is both a state agency and a membership organization. For the past 14 years, the WHS has been under the leadership of Dr. Ellsworth Brown… Read more »

WOMEN’S HEALTH ADVOCACY SUMMIT IN MADISON

Guest:  Sara Finger, Executive Director, Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health ALL WOMEN RISE is the theme of this year’s 9th Annual Wisconsin Women’s Health Advocacy Summit which will be held Monday, March 12, at The Edgewater Hotel in Madison. Women’s health advocates, providers, survivors, policy makers and supporters from all over Wisconsin will gather together… Read more »

CAREGIVING NEEDS AND TRANSITIONS

Guests: Wendy Sulzer, Branch Manager, BrightStar Care and Bonnie Banker, Executive Director, BrightStar Senior Living Family members do it first – take care of each other.  And then the time comes when family members become family caregivers for those who are no longer able to totally care for themselves.  The value of family caregivers is… Read more »

GRIEF NEEDS SUPPORT: FINDING HOPE AND HEALING

Guest:  Cheri Milton, Grief Support Specialist, Agrace Grief Support Center Grief is a very personal emotion.  When someone we love dies, it is not unusual to feel helpless, alone, shock, anger, despair.  Each person experiences sadness in his or her own way and can move back and forth through a range of emotions in the… Read more »