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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E-Cigarettes and Vaping Educational Tools and Resources 
Feel better informed and equipped to help young people understand the dangers of e-cigarettes and overcome the temptation and effects of vaping.

How to support young people who want to quit vaping

How parents can help

Alternatives to discipline in schools

Prevention education programs for schools

Student Vaping Trends in Wisconsin


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Learning to Breathe

Learning to Breathe is a research-based mindfulness curriculum for youth audiences.

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a program that teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

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WeCOPE

WeCOPE is an evidence-based program that helps adults cope with life stress.


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