Gov. Evers urges Wisconsinites to take care of mental health during holidays

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) --- Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers delivered the Democratic Radio Address encouraging Wisconsinites to take care of their loved one's mental health, as well as their own, during this holiday season.

Gov. Evers' announced the following address Wednesday, Dec. 30:

"Hi everyone, Governor Tony Evers here.

The holidays can be a difficult time for many and Wisconsinites across our state and country have had a stressful year personally, financially, emotionally.

It’s important to remember that no matter what you are going through, you’re not alone and help is available.

The Department of Health Services has compiled resources for Wisconsinites to stay resilient through these tough times. From assistance with paying bills and putting food on the table, to mental health counseling, head to to find help.

You can also text HOPELINE to 741-741 for free emotional support services at any time from anywhere.

Our kids are no exception as well. Which is why the Office of Children’s Mental Health put together resources for parents and families to use over the holiday season to connect with kids, provide support, and help them get through these tough times at

Let’s stay hopeful, let’s stay safe, and let’s get through these upcoming months together, Wisconsin. Thank you."

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