County treatment courts offer second chances

By Heather Graves Staff Writer BROWN COUNTY – Nearly five years ago, Green Bay resident Jolene Uelmen welcomed her son, Tommy, into the world. The joy and happiness everyone told her she’d feel was abundant. However, she said no one told her those blissful feelings could be accompanied by despair, isolation, depression, hopelessness and suicidal thoughts. “I struggled with postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety, which is far more severe than ‘baby blues’ as people like to call it,” she said. Uelmen described the events which led to her involvement in the Brown County Mental Health Court as a domino effect … Continue reading County treatment courts offer second chances