The State of Mental Health Care in St. Croix County

People suffering from mental health crises in St. Croix County is not a new problem. After a career spent dedicated to providing healthcare services to those in need in Northwestern Wisconsin, District 10 State Senator Patty Schachtner has taken this fight to Madison.

Find out what Sen. Schachtner and Baldwin psychologist, Dr. Chris Babbitt have to say about the state of mental healthcare in St. Croix County.

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Sam Stroozas
The Ripple Effect

Your whole life, you hear about becoming 18 years old - about the freedom you’ll gain and about the power you’ll finally have. So walking into my first election, I was excited to finally feel like I had a say. I was excited to vote for a better future. But on election night, seeing the results come in, I did not feel free or powerful. I felt sad. I felt confused. I felt afraid.

This is my #DoSomething story.

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Celia Duffee
Telling Stories to Create Change

The first election I ever voted in was the presidential election of 2016. I was 18 years old, only in the third month of my collegiate career, but I almost didn’t vote.

I honestly did not believe that Donald Trump would become our president, but I now know I was very naïve. I was just learning the ropes of the political playground. I did not think that my voice mattered in politics.

This is my #DoSomething story.

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Sam Stroozas
Do Something Powerful, Wisconsin

I grew up in Minnesota and came of age during the Paul Wellstone years. Today, I continue to be guided by his belief that, “We all do better when we all do better.” So, like many, I struggled in the months that followed Trump’s election.

This is my #DoSomething story.

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Sarah O'Neill