HEALTH + WELLBEING

Adults Deal With ADHD Too

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According to the national nonprofit organization Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, approximately 10 million adults have ADHD, with many of them unaware of their medical condition.

Governor’s Plan Would Boost Doula Pay

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In February, Gov. Tony Evers introduced his state budget, including an initiative called Healthy Women, Healthy Babies, which would provide funding for doulas to serve women of color as part of a wider effort to support black infant and maternal health.

Vulnerable Minds

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The 2018 Dane County Youth Assessment reported that 20.7 percent of all 7th to 12th-grade youth reported they had suicidal thoughts during the past 30 days. That was up from 12.3 percent in 2012.