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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Western Wisconsin Health

Implementation Approaches

Goal: Reduce alcohol abuse among residents of Pierce and St. Croix counties.

Strategies: 

  1. Decrease youth alcohol use through changes to policy, systems, environment and community support.
  2. Decrease adult alcohol abuse through changes to policy, systems, environment and community support.

Goal: Decrease the percentage of the population that is overweight or obese in Pierce and St. Croix counties.

Strategies: 

  1. Increase physical activity through changes to policy, systems, environment and community support.
  2. Decrease food insecurity and improve nutrition through changes to policy, systems, environment and community support.
  1. Increase access to mental health services.

Goal: Improve the mental health status of residents of Pierce and St. Croix Counties.

Strategies: 

  1. Increase awareness about mental health issues and reduce the stigma of mental illness.
  2. Increase access to mental health services