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    Canceling the Culture of Clamming Up

    By normalizing conversations about mental health and offering social and peer support for those who may be struggling, nurses can help erase the stigmas associated with mental illness. The most important phrase for nurses to remember when it comes to mental health and mental illness is simple: You are not alone.

  • Angela Fernandez

    Dr. Angela Fernandez | Grant Award

    Dr. Angela Fernandez (site PI) and Dr. Lonnie Nelson (PI, Washington State University (WSU), College of Nursing) were awarded a Diversity Supplement to an R01 grant to support the study Measurement of Nature Contact: The Influence of Cultural Practices on Sleep Health and Chronic Disease among Rural and Urban American Indians.

  • Rachel Gicquelais

    Dr. Rachel Gicquelais | Grant Award

    Dr. Rachel Gicquelais, PhD, was awarded a COVID-19 Response Research and Education grant to support the study Responding to dual epidemics of COVID-19 and overdose among people who inject drugs in Wisconsin

  • Elliot Tebbe

    Dr. Elliot Tebbe | Grant Award

    Drs. Elliot Tebbe (co-I) and Stephanie Budge (PI, Dept of Counseling Psychology) were awarded the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE's)  Understanding and Reducing Inequities Initiative grant.

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Researchers in Mental Health & Substance Use

Linda D. Oakley, PhD, RN

Louis J. and Phyllis Clark Jacobs Professor in Mental Health

ldoakley@wisc.edu

Earlise Ward, PhD

Professor and Faculty Director, Morgridge Center for Public Service

ecward@wisc.edu