Planning AHEAD virtual program

Registration is now open! Join us and begin “Planning AHEAD” in a virtual program, addressing end-of-life planning. Planning AHEAD will be Tuesdays, September 13-October 25, 9:00am-10:30am. Register at go.wisc.edu/SoAHEAD. Planning AHEAD program topics are: Getting Started, Handling Financial Changes, Advance Medical and Legal Directives, Estate Planning, Choices in End-of-Life Care, Final Wishes, and Understanding Grief. […]

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Adult Mental Health First Aid training

Registration is now open for an upcoming Mental Health First Aid training (adults assisting adults) on Tuesday, June 21st. Visit https://go.wisc.edu/9bn850 for more details and registration. The training is planned to be held at the Kenosha County Center; however, depending on local COVID rates closer to the date, may be moved to a virtual platform. […]

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Online training from Farmer Wellness Program

DATCP Farm Center Releases Online Farm Culture Course for Agricultural Service Providers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2022 Contact: Morgan Cavitt, Public Information Officer, (608) 852-7438 morgan.cavitt@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s (DATCP) Farm Center announced today the release of a free virtual course that will help agricultural […]

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Mindful money practices can take stress out of the new year

Article written by Mary Metten, Health and Well-being Extension Educator.  Originally published in the Kenosha News. The beginning of a new year can be stressful, money-wise. A swirl of celebration, buying gifts and food has settled down and credit card statements have started to roll in. Although for many Americans, every month is a stressful financial […]

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Rent Smart training – early 2022 dates

Registration is open for UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Rent Smart virtual training. Rent Smart is designed for people with little or no rental experience or those that have had difficulty obtaining rental housing. Visit https://go.wisc.edu/Rentsmartregister for more information and to register for upcoming sessions.

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Virtual WeCOPE series

WeCOPE is an evidence-based program that helps adults cope with life stress. WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health behaviors in randomized trials. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others. This 7-session program will meet via Zoom. Register […]

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End of eviction moratorium

The CDC Federal Eviction Moratorium ended on July 31. For landlords, this will allow evictions for non-payment of rent to begin again. However, there are alternatives to eviction that can be mutually beneficial for both tenants and landlords. Download the factsheet, “Eviction Alternatives for Landlords,” to learn more. Renters who are behind on payments could […]

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Assisting and responding to mental health challenges

Article written by Mary Metten, Health and Well-being Extension Educator.  Originally published in the Kenosha News. Many of us currently are or have been certified for first aid at one time or another. The first time I took a first aid course, I was a teenager and still remember the ABC acronym (although nowadays it’s CAB). […]

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Adult & Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Sign up for FREE Adult or Youth Mental Health First Aid Training! https://wirose.wisc.edu/mental-health-first-aid/ Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing […]

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