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WFT Testimony in Favor of SB 527

WFT Testimony in Favor of SB 527

Testimony in support of SB-527, Improvements to the Restraint & Seclusion Law Hugh Davis, Executive Director Wisconsin Family Ties Senate Bill 527 is the culmination of dozens of hours of constructive meetings between education stakeholders, including families,...

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“You Can See How She Glows”

“You Can See How She Glows”

A Wisconsin Family Ties parent peer specialist received the following email and photo from a parent, out of the blue.  Thank you, Vicki, for letting us know how well Katelyn is doing! It has been almost 2 years since I was a desperate Mom reaching out to you to...

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How WFT Helped a Family Succeed

How WFT Helped a Family Succeed

Kathy and her son are back together in their own home. When we first met Kathy (not her real name) two years ago, that outcome didn’t seem likely. She was living in a women’s shelter and receiving treatment for heroin addiction. During her time at the...

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We All Need Support at Times

We All Need Support at Times

We all need support at times. Children like Nia may need a bit extra. Nia had trouble concentrating and keeping her emotions under control. Her sweet nature was often overshadowed by her mental health symptoms.  She needed help to reach her potential....

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Pace of mental health reform slows to crawl

Pace of mental health reform slows to crawl

With a new budget cycle ahead, there is hope for renewed progress. "I'm hoping that again we'll be able to move forward and I hope that we didn't lose momentum," said Joanne Juhnke, policy director for Wisconsin Family Ties, which offers peer support for families with...

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