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April 2018

Resilience Screening at Hedberg Public Library

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress & Science of Hope chronicles the promising beginnings of a national movement to prevent childhood trauma, treat Toxic Stress, and greatly improve the health of future generations.​ Two FREE community showings will take place in April. One on April 19th at 6:30pm and one on Friday, April 20th at 1pm in the Program Room at the Hedberg Public Library. We hope to see you there! Tickets are suggested, but not required.

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Opioid Crisis: The Local Response

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Opioid Crisis- The Local Response Come hear from experts at the municipal, county and state level about the opioid crisis and what is being done locally to save lives, treat individuals with substance use disorders and prevent use.

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day!

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change and the Janesville Police Department will be joining in with communities across the nation to offer residents a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications. Bring your prescription, over-the-counter, and pet medications to the Atrium of the Hedberg Public Library. We accept pills, patches, and liquids. Any questions, please call 608-741-2105.

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May 2018

Narcan Training

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Janesville Fire Station #1, 303 Milton Ave
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Join us at Fire Station #1 at 6pm on May 15th to learn how to save a life by administering Narcan. Attendees will be trained by a Prevention Specialist from Aids Resource Center of Wisconsin on how to use the medication and will be able to leave with their own doses of Narcan. No registration is required and the training is free!

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

  Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a…

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Warning: This Drug Might Kill You

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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This movie screening and discussion will help demonstrate what an opiate use disorder looks like and what warning signs there might be. Join us in the Program Room at Hedberg Public Library at 6:30 on May 30th. This movie is free and no registration is required.

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June 2018

PRIDE in the Park

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come join us at our FREE family friendly PRIDE in the Park event Courthouse Park on Saturday, June 9th at 11am There will be carnival games, face painting, storytelling, popcorn, hot dogs and prizes!!  

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – June

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step…

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Movie Screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, currently in production, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive. The film highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Today Kevin is a world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author who travels the globe spreading…

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Movie Screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parker High School Auditorium, 3125 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI 53548
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Free

“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, currently in production, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive. The film highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Today Kevin is a world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author who travels the globe spreading…

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