Features

A Cause for Paws: Students turn to four-legged friends in times of stress

As students face mental health disorders, therapy animals, emotional support animals provide relief

Column

SAD is driving the Midwest MAD

Stark contrast of day-to-day temperatures this past week revealed depressing reality of Seasonal Affective Disorder

UW-Madison Campus

Evers signs bill requiring suicide prevention hotline numbers on student ID cards

Wiscards to feature numbers for Rape Crisis Center and UWPD in additon to suicide prevention hotline

UW-Madison Campus

UHS presents data on mental health on campus to ASM

Survey found that depression, anxiety rates have increased on campus since 2016

State of Wisconsin

Republicans, Gov. Evers disagree on spending of surplus budget

$620 million budget surplus, Evers wants to spend surplus on public schools, Republicans want to reduce property taxes

City of Madison

Dane County grant builds on efforts to strengthen mental healthcare access for inmates

Forty six percent of inmates within the county’s jail system were diagnosed with some form of mental health ailment

Editorial

Editorial Board: Fall 2019’s biggest stories

Following are the most contested stories from this semester

State of Wisconsin

Republican state representative sues Evers over violation of open records

Republicans accuse Evers of lacking transparency

News

County Executive announces funds for new mental health initiative, UW Health collaborates

UW Health plans to collaborate on new initiative

Column

Understanding the root of the gun violence problem

Before any legislation can be productive or effective, politicians must agree to address a core issue — mental health

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