September is National Recovery Month!

September is National Recovery Month!

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate people that substance use treatment and mental health services can help those with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders to be able to live a healthy and rewarding life. This...
Feeding Those in Need

Feeding Those in Need

Many of us may not think about hunger very often, if at all.  Many of us, when hungry, simply open our refrigerator or cupboard and grab a snack any time our tummies get to rumbling.  It is a luxury we often don’t even think twice about as we go about our day. ...
Talking to Your Kids About STDs

Talking to Your Kids About STDs

It is important for parents to talk to their kids and teens about STDs (sexually transmitted diseases). Your kids need to understand how STDs spread and how to protect themselves. STDs (also called sexually transmitted infections, or STIs) are infections that spread...
Covid Crankiness? You’re not alone…

Covid Crankiness? You’re not alone…

As our lives have been impacted by a whole range of direct and indirect consequences of COVID-19, we have grown weary, irritable even, at the mere mention of the topic. We are living in a world with constantly changing rules and recommendations and many of us are sick...
Job-ercise

Job-ercise

Having a job that consists of computer work and sitting at a desk throughout your workday can make it difficult to be active. Our bodies are made to move and it is known that physical activity is beneficial to both physical and mental health. Here are some simple but...
National Drug Court Month

National Drug Court Month

A courtroom is not a place where you expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it’s a drug court. This May, drug courts throughout Wisconsin will join more than 4,000 programs nationwide in celebrating National Drug Court Month....
Tools 2 Thrive: Mental Health Month

Tools 2 Thrive: Mental Health Month

We are familiar with viruses like the common cold and the flu, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is new and presents a situation that none of us could have imagined a few short months ago. The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease...