Budget Reflects Progress and Missed Opportunities on Mental Health

The Wisconsin State Capitol, set against a blue sky.

The need for increased access to community-based mental health services is acute in every one of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. While the state budget motions approved by the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) include some positive investments in mental health, there are also many missed opportunities. As the Protection and Advocacy system for people with disabilities, Disability Rights Wisconsin urges legislators to prioritize mental health and take further action to improve access and save lives and dollars.

Read the full DRW press release here.