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Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Steven Dykstra, licensed psychologist and director of the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division children’s mobile crisis team, discussed into national trends related to youth suicide and mental health.We learned how technology and social media have changed the way young people communicate, interact and behave and why these societal changes can play a role in the uptick in youth suicide and mental health cases.


Over the last decade as national behavioral health best practices and needs evolved, we learned how Milwaukee County and local health care partners have collaborated to enhance and provide additional services in the community to improve accessibility and quality of care.