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May 22, 2018

Author: Brianna Heusterberg

County working to address mental health in schools

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It is no secret that today’s students are dealing with an increasing number of barriers to their future successes. Per the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, the average classroom has at least five students who are affected by serious mental health needs, one that struggles with abuse, and 10 living in poverty.

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May 15, 2018

Author: Carly Lenz and Jamie Piontkowski

County benefits from community activities

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We are very lucky in Sheboygan County to have educational, recreational and family opportunities available through many groups like community education and recreation programs, nonprofit groups, hospitals, fitness facilities and more. Often these different groups end up joining forces to offer some amazing program options for enhancing health and wellbeing for everyone from babies to seniors.

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May 9, 2018

Author: Kate Baer

Month’s theme is mental, physical health

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May is Mental Health Month was started 69 years ago by the national organization Mental Health America to raise awareness about mental health conditions and the importance of good mental health for everyone.

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May 1, 2018

Author: Christine Nitsch

Recognize employee’s health and fitness on May 16

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If you love your job and love what you do, you’re going to be happier. It makes sense, doesn’t it? But how can employers motivate the unmotivated, and keep the motivated going in the right direction? With good individual health awareness and a workplace that cares about employee health, many companies are seeing positive changes happening.

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April 24, 2018

Author: Trisha Erpelding

Celebrate Mental Health Month in Sheboygan

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 Since 1949, the national office of Mental Health America (MHA) and its affiliates across the country, including MHA in Sheboygan County, have led the observance of “May is Mental Health Month” by reaching millions of people through media, local events and screenings. This year, MHA in Sheboygan County is happy to announce several events promoting mental health that are taking place right here in our own community.

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April 16, 2018

Author: Libby Holte

Medication Take Back Day is April 28

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Healthy Sheboygan County 2020, in cooperation  with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement  Administration  (DEA), will hold a Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday,  April 28, at five locations  throughout Sheboygan  County.

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April 10, 2018

Author: Annette Selk

Have you talked about advance care planning?

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On Monday, April 16, we celebrate National Healthcare Decision Day as a part of the National Healthcare Decision Week during Monday, April 16, through Sunday, April 22. Since its beginnings in 2008, this national campaign aims to inspire, educate and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. The need for this day is clear when we consider that best estimates have only 35 percent of the adult population in the US with advance directives in place.

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April 4, 2018

Author: Penny Maletzke

Is your child safely seated in your car?

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As parents and caregivers, we always want the best for our children, the best food, clothes, schools, neighborhoods and for them to be safe. Despite our best intentions to keep our children safe, as many as 80 percent of child safety seats are improperly installed.

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March 28, 2018

Author: Jake Lambrecht

Tips for gardening for the “vegetable-challenged”

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There is a practical side to having a vegetable garden. You hope to be able to eat what you grow. It is certainly disappointing to have a flower garden that flops, but likely, you weren’t planning on eating your flowers. When a vegetable garden doesn’t work, it is another level of sadness. Your plants may have died AND you didn’t even get to harvest from them.

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March 22, 2018

Author: Cath Tease

Kick Butts Day wants to keep kids tobacco free

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The tobacco industry shows clear patterns of designing flavored tobacco products to target youth with more than 20 appealing flavors such as cherry, unicorn puke, chocolate and popcorn.

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