Entries by Libby, Community Resources Specialist

May 2023: Mental Health

This month’s featured community resources cover mental health issues. Chippewa Valley Mental Health Resource Guide View/Download Pamphlet: https://echealthycommunities.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/MHAT-Resource-Brochure-2023.pdf Eau Claire DHS Behavioral Health Clinic Offers medication management, counseling services, and prevention/consultation services. Website: https://www.eauclairecounty.gov/our-government/departments-and-facilities/department-directory/human-services/behavioral-health-services/outpatient-behavioral-health-clinic NAMI Chippewa Valley National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chippewa Valley’s mission is to provide education, support and advocacy for individuals […]

April 2023: Public Health

This month’s featured community resources cover public health issues. Eau Claire Health Department Assesses health status, risk factors, and preventative health practices of the population; identifies desirable health practices and services; provides ongoing health surveillance; promotes public health education, programming, and initiatives to promote the health of citizens. Website: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/government/our-divisions/health-department Safe Disposal of Pharmaceutical Waste […]

March 2023: Disabilities

This month’s featured community resources cover disability issues. ADRC Eau Claire County To help people age 60+ and adults living with disabilities secure needed services or benefits, live with dignity and security and achieve maximum independence and quality of life. Website: https://www.eauclairecounty.gov/our-government/departments-and-facilities/department-directory/aging-disability-resource-center Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library As part of a national network cooperating […]

Human Rights Day!

On December 10th, 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Since then, Human Rights day has been celebrated every year on December 10th Why is this important? This declaration was a milestone document in defining human rights, and it works to empower individuals to their rights and freedoms as […]