Behavioral Health

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Extension educators work with local leaders to create healthier communities. We apply the research and resources of UW-Madison to help:

  • Promote positive mental health by teaching skills to manage stress more effectively, practice self-care and reduce risky substance use by youth and adults.
  • Build community skills, tools and resources to promote health.

Contact your local Extension Office to learn more.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Gain the skills you need to provide initial help to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem, or experiencing a crisis.

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Mindfulness and Stress Management

Learn practical strategies to cope with stress in our Taking Care of You program.

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Learn how Extension can help your community address the opioid crisis.


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