Wisconsin Welfare Ann-Elise Henzl of member station WUWM in Milwaukee reports that an effort by Wisconsin welfare officials to help those suffering from substance abuse may not be reaching all those in need. Critics of the program say some parents may be afraid to admit they need help, because they are concerned their children could be taken away. Others who could use treatment may not receive it, the critics say, because contractors who refer fewer clients to expensive programs stand to make greater profits.
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Wisconsin Welfare

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Wisconsin Welfare

Wisconsin Welfare

Wisconsin Welfare

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Ann-Elise Henzl of member station WUWM in Milwaukee reports that an effort by Wisconsin welfare officials to help those suffering from substance abuse may not be reaching all those in need. Critics of the program say some parents may be afraid to admit they need help, because they are concerned their children could be taken away. Others who could use treatment may not receive it, the critics say, because contractors who refer fewer clients to expensive programs stand to make greater profits.