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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Flambeau Hospital

Implementation Approaches

-Strategy: Parents who host, lose the most

  • The AODA/Mental Health Coalition will conduct a communication campaign to increase awareness among community members, especially parents and youth, of underage drinking and its consequences using the Parents Who Host materials. This will include: Direct mail letter to parents of graduating students and prom age students, Educate student groups, Yard signs and media

-Strategy: Community awareness of local providers

  • The AODA/Mental Health Coalition will update and distribute brochures of providers and agency contacts working with mental health/AODA in our county

-Strategy: Strong Women Program (Does include men)

  • The Health and Wellness Coalition will offer this program to all to increase muscle mass and strength through this weight training program.


-Strategy: 5210 Program

  • To encourage healthy eating and active lifestyles, the Health and Wellness Coalition will present the 5210 program to of each of the following: two daycare facilities, two elementary schools, two community businesses, and two agencies/programs with a focus on the senior population (e.g., senior dining groups).

-Strategy: Reduce use and misuse of prescription drugs

  • The AODA/Mental Health Coalition will conduct Good Drugs Gone Bad presentations in all three Price County communities and look at offering 6 more presentations sessions: two presentations in Park Falls, Prentice and Phillips.

-Strategy: Community awareness of local providers

  • The AODA/Mental Health Coalition will update and distribute brochures of providers and agency contacts working with mental health/AODA in our county

-Strategy: Dementia-Friendly Business

  • We will work with the Adult Resource Center to educate and train businesses how to approach and work with aging and dementia customers

-Strategy: Community awareness of local providers

  • The AODA/Mental Health Coalition will update and distribute brochures of providers and agency contacts working with mental health/AODA in our county