Youth

Paper Tigers – Documentary

– Posted in: Education, Stevens Point, Youth

May 14 Ben Franklin Auditorium, 2000 Polk Street,  Stevens Point 6 pm Brief discussion to follow the screening A documentary that follows a year in the life of the Lincoln High Alternative School, Paper Tigers explores the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress on struggling teens. The school is a testament to what the […] 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...

Rise Together – Waupaca March 2 6 pm

– Posted in: RISE TOGETHER, Substance/Drug Use, Youth

Waupaca will be hosting Rise Together on March 2nd. Middle school and high school during the day and the public is welcome from Nicole Rae from the Traveling Suitcase will also be joining us! Come enjoy her live music! WHEN/WHERE:  6-8 pm at the Waupaca High School. Hope to see you there! Come join us […] 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...

Rise Together – Nekoosa and Marshfield

– Posted in: RISE TOGETHER, Substance/Drug Use, Suicide, Uncategorized, Youth

Programs for Youth focusing on substance abuse and mental health Nekoosa February 4 and Marshfield February 2-3 Rise Together is an interactive inspiring group, that shines through storytelling. They bring a face and voice to substance abuse prevention and recovery by sharing stories, building community advocacy, and mobilizing the recovery community. These folks bring education, […] Read more...

World Cafe – March 19

– Posted in: Substance/Drug Use, Suicide, Youth

WHAT:  World Café:  WISE, from Milwaukee, will address mental health stigma. WHEN: March 19 TIME:  5:30-6 pm  Dinner 6-8:30 pm Presentation WHERE:  Nekoosa Community Center COST:  FREE A World Café is an open communication method where community members can speak up, build relationships, share information and plan action steps. The first World Café, “Changing the Lives […] Read more...

Wisconsin Promise – DVR Project

– Posted in: DVR, SSI, Work, Youth

This is a demonstration of the US Department of Education to help youth and their families meet their school and work goals in order to better their income and financial stability, and reduce poverty. It will enroll 2,000 youth ages 14-16 who are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)and their families. Of the 2000, 1000 will […] Read more...