Elder Abuse Awareness

Elder Abuse Awareness

What is Elder Abuse or Neglect? Elder abuse refers to the intentional act of a caregiver or individual that leads to harm of a vulnerable adult. Over 3,000 cases of elder abuse are reported in Wisconsin each year. In 2016, Burnett County Health and Human Services...
Nature Heals

Nature Heals

Sometimes the answer to a problem can be right in front of us or right outside our window. While the world of mental health can be overwhelming and the advice often confusing, we do know quite a lot about the things that help us feel healthy and well. In fact,...
Farmer. Fresh. Food. Fun.

Farmer. Fresh. Food. Fun.

At the farmer’s market, we believe that eating fresh, seasonal food can be a quick and delicious addition to any meal. Health experts and chefs encourage us to enjoy foods grown at the same time of the year we eat them, for example, eat squash in the summer and fall,...
Think Before you Drink

Think Before you Drink

  Alcohol is the most abused substance used by teenagers. Teens have many different reasons as to why they drink alcohol such as, boredom, peer pressure, escape, stress and a sense of independence. They often do not stop to think about the dangers of early alcohol use...