Working in the mental health field over the last five years, I have had many conversations with parents about depressed, anxious and suicidal teens. One common theme I hear is the difficulty some parents have discussing mental health with their children.
Outdoor grilling is a popular activity in Wisconsin’s “warm” summer months. However, summer is also the peak season for foodborne illnesses. Follow these safe thawing and grilling tips to keep your family safe while enjoying cookouts all season long.
Have you ever left the doctor’s office unsure of what the doctor said or what you should do next? You are not alone.
If you have been reading this newspaper section for the past two weeks, you know it is National Recovery Month and throughout Sheboygan there have been events to create awareness. I have seen courage displayed by people who thought they had no voice. I complete this series with honoring one such woman who is publicly sharing her story for the first time:
September, National Recovery Month, is three weeks in and going strong.
It’s September. It’s back to school sales, and saying goodbye to summer.
National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 7-13, with World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10. A recent report, “The Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin,” released in 2014 covering data from 2007- 2011, signifies that suicide remains a significant public health concern in our state.
With the summer winding down many Sheboygan County residents’ favorite event is coming: the Sheboygan County Fair. It is important to remember safety for not only yourself, but also your loved ones at events like this. It is easy to get caught up in the fair atmosphere and forget about obvious safety tips. Some important places safety needs to be remembered are with children, on the amusement rides, and around the animals.
Would you like to pack a healthier lunch but you don’t know where to start? Let’s take a look at the National School Lunch Program guidelines, created by the USDA and use these as a base for packing a healthy lunch.
For nearly 50 years, America's community health centers have provided high quality, cost effective and accessible primary and preventative care to all individuals regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. Health centers serve as the health care home for more than 22 million Americans through more than 9,000 delivery sites across the nation. One in every 15 people living in the United States depends on their services.