Community Programming

Division of Extension will work with communities to provide programming focused on individual coping and interpersonal relationships related to mental health and substance use. Programming for individuals will focus on combating stress through mindfulness-based strategies and other coping strategies. Programming for interpersonal relationships will focus on mental health awareness, helping people intervene in crises and reducing the stigma of mental health and substance use disorders.

Click on the programs WiROSE is supporting below to learn more and find upcoming sessions.

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Learning to Breathe

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


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