Psychiatric Mental Health at UW-Milwaukee

Nearly one in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness (44.7 million in 2016), according to the National Institutes of Mental Health. Many of these disorders are identified mid to late adolescence, but left untreated, resulting in lifetime symptoms…. Read More

Over $1 Million Raised in Legacy Challenge

UW-Milwaukee is in the midst of their comprehensive fundraising campaign, Made in Milwaukee, Shaping the World: The Campaign for UWM. The quiet phase of the fundraising effort started in July 2012 and raised $170 million by the time the $200… Read More

Breaking the Stigma

-by Catie Middleton Today, stigma is perhaps the greatest barrier to mental health care. Attitudes that see mental health issues as threatening or uncomfortable help to foster the social stigma and discriminating behavior that those with mental health problems experience. Those… Read More

Students volunteer to improve health outcomes for children

(Pictured: nursing student Christopher Harris pictured in the middle. 2015 UWM graduate and Clinical Navigation Program Coordinator Patti Bertrand, 2nd from left. Shmuel Stein, pictured on the left of Christopher, is a current UWM pre-med student.) Recently, three nursing students… Read More

Seeing the Greater Purpose; A Profile on Dr. Underwood

By: Catie Middleton “We’re just a heartbeat away from being on the other side of the stethoscope. And I think all too often we forget that,” said Dr. Sandra Millon-Underwood. Underwood, a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s College of… Read More