Shortage of Psychiatrists Becoming an Issue in NE Wisconsin

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Wisconsin faces a growing shortage of psychiatrists and access to mental health services. A recent report from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows 49% of residents with a mental illness do not receive care. 76% of Wisconsin counties face a “significant shortage” of psychiatrists, with 20 having no psychiatrists at all.

On this edition of Newsmaker Sunday, Doctor John Schneider, President Of The Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, talks Tom Zalaski about the problem and how Wisconsin is handling the situation.

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