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December 10, 2014

Author: Kate S. Baer

Empathy can save the world

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Worldwide, nationally and locally there has been great emphasis on promoting mental health and understanding mental illness. These important discussions focus on the need for prevention, education for all, increased access to mental health services and improved coordination of care with integrated behavioral health services.

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December 9, 2014

Press Release on Success of Sheboygan Retailers prohibiting sales of tobacco to minors

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tobacco press release

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December 4, 2014

Author: Kate Baer

Consider Giving these Gifts this Holiday Season

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We welcome with the holiday season hot chocolate, cozy fires, twinkling lights, and time spent with our families.

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November 26, 2014

Author: Jean Beinemann

Better Health Takes the Whole Team

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The Green Bay Packers played on a cold, rainy night in October at Lambeau Field. The Packer team was in sync and won the game by pounding the Minnesota Vikings in a 42-10 victory.That very morning a crowd of persons interested in the health of Sheboygan County met at LTC. The crowd gathered to develop a “new game plan” designed to improve the health of Sheboygan County residents.That meeting served as a “kick-off” to create a new community health plan assisting Sheboygan County residents to “Live Better, Longer.”

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November 19, 2014

Author: Kristin Blanchard

Help with open enrollment is available

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So let’s talk about getting covered. What is this Affordable Care Act, “ACA,” “Obama Care,” or “Marketplace Insurance”

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November 12, 2014

Author: Cath Pape

Great American Smokeout a good time to quit

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Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 encourages participation in the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 21.

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November 5, 2014

Author: Angelia Neumann

Grieving is a normal part of living

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Grief is a normal response to loss; however, you may not feel “normal” when you are grieving.

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October 29, 2014

Author: Becky Zak

Kids can share through Candy Collection Program

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The Sheboygan County Dental Access Committee is planning an Operation Gratitude Candy Collection Program with the endorsement of Healthy Sheboygan County 2020, Sheboygan County Activity and Nutrition Coalition (SCAN), Sheboygan County Dental Society, along with the participation of several area schools.

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October 22, 2014

Author: Sherri L. Samuels-Fuerst

It's "Ok2Ask" about your health

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Why is it that we are willing to ask Siri on our iPhones just about anything, but many of us don’t feel comfortable asking our own doctor questions when we don’t understand?

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October 15, 2014

Author: Jonathan Tyler

Talk to your teen about anxiety, suicide

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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.

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