Wisconsin Rapids

Discussion: Adverse Childhood Experiences

– Posted in: Events, Healthy People Wood County, Wisconsin Rapids

When: Friday May 6th TIME:  8:00-9:30 AM Where:   Wood County Courthouse - Auditorium  400 Market Street Wisconsin Rapids You're invited to an educational session with a round table discussion about Adverse Childhood Experiences. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are serious childhood traumas that result in toxic stress that can harm a child's brain. Frequent or prolonged exposure to ACEs can damage the […] Read more...

ARTI Gras 2016 – Let’s have fun!

– Posted in: Food, Fun, NAMI PW, Wisconsin Rapids

  There are a lot of different events happening in Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards and Nekoosa that can be a lot of fun  - March 10-19!   Magic show, comedy, Improv, plays, and puppet shows.  Don't forget the party on the last day with food from around the world!! We have free tickets available that […] Read more...

‘Paper Tigers’ – film: a school’s radical solution

– Posted in: Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Youth

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services & the Wood County Health department are proud to announce FREE showings of a powerful documentary, Paper Tigers. Paper Tigers highlights research related to The Adverse Childhood Experiences study; which demonstrates how trauma impacts development and increases issues related to mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, physical health, and early death.  The documentary focuses […] Read more...

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY – Wood Cty

– Posted in: Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County

A free community service brought to you by The Neighborhood Table, South Wood Emergency Pantry Shelf and Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin WHEN: May 27, 2015, 3 - 6 pm WHERE: At United Methodist Church 441 Garfield Street, Wis. Rapids Enter Maple Street parking lot to register. To avoid traffic congestion, please arrive no earlier […] Read more...

Intro to E-Cigarettes

– Posted in: Education, Smoking, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County

Tuesday May 19 - Intro to E-Cigarettes Lunch N Learn - Wisconsin Rapids PRESENTER: Destinee Coenen, Central Wisconsin Tobacco Free Coalition Coordinator TIME: Noon - 12:45 p.m. LOCATION: Wood County Courthouse Auditorium COST: FREE & *Lunch will be provided with an RSVP* Smoking rates in Wisconsin are at all-time lows but e-cigarette use is on […] Read more...

Mobile Food Pantry – Wis Rapids

– Posted in: Events, Wisconsin Rapids

A free community service brought to you by The Neighborhood Table, South Wood Emergency Pantry Shelf and Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin April 15, 2015, 1 - 4 pm - - beginning 1 pm to register At United Methodist Church 441 Garfield Street, Wis. Rapids Enter Maple Street parking lot Who can participate?   All Wood County residents […] Read more...

NEW – At Risk Group Home in Wisconsin Rapids

– Posted in: Healthy People Wood County, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Youth

Wood County has contracted with Positive Alternatives to set up an At Risk Youth Group Home.  The Group Home will offer services including: Long term, short term, 72-hour holds, respite, temporary shelter and crisis placements. They plan to open in March. To find out more about Positive Alternatives, click here to go to their website. […] Read more...