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October 2018

Noon Resilience Screening

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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A lunch-hour screening of the film Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope will be held at the library on October 4th. Resilience is a documentary film that is part of a new national movement around Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma. See this film to gain a new understanding about the powerful shift from the question “What is wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?” The film is 60 minutes and will run from noon-1pm. This screening…

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Tulip Planting – Have you lost a loved one to the opioid epidemic?

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sportsmans Park, 3411 N. Hwy 51
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Please come out and plant a purple tulip in memory of a loved one that has passed away due to the opioid epidemic.  We will have the tulip bulbs so all you have to do is come!  You will then be able to plant the bulb and come back in the spring to see all the beautiful flowers blooming to honor loved ones.

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Gender and Sexuality

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Spectrum Gender and Sexuality Join us for our October Spectrum Program Series event, Gender and Sexuality. Learn about non-binary, gender fluid, bisexual, pansexual and asexual identities.

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November 2018

Paper Tigers Screening

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Paper Tigers follows a year in the life of an alternative high school that has radically changed its approach to disciplining its students, becoming a promising model for how to break the cycles of poverty, violence and disease that affect families. Paper Tigers is a testament to what the latest developmental science is showing: that just one caring adult can help break the cycle of adversity in a young person’s life.

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Overdose Prevention Training

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Janesville Fire Station #1, 303 Milton Ave
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Overdose Prevention Training Save a Life! When? Tuesday, November 20th 6pm Where? Fire Station 1 Training Room 303 Milton Ave., Janesville       organized by the Rock County Rx drug abuse & Heroin task force – overdose prevention committee  

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Advocating for your Transgender Child

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

  November 20th Hedberg Public Library Program Room 6:30-8:00pm A Parent Panel will describe their role as Parent Advocates for their children as they navigate the school and health care systems. This event is open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

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December 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Class

December 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Educational Services Center, 527 S Franklin St
Janesville, WI 53546 United States
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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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LGBTQ+ Inclusive Stories

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

December 4th 6:30-8:00pm  Hedberg Public Library Program Room. Presenters will read aloud LGBTQ+ inclusive children stories.  This family event is open to the public for children accompanied by parents.  Refreshments will be provided.

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Parent Information Session: Teens & Substance Abuse

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Hey Parents! Attend this informational session regarding teens & substance abuse. The event kicks off with Hidden in Plain Sight which highlights items from a mock teenager's bedroom that may indicate possible substance use. Then the SW Alliance for Tobacco Prevention will give a presentation on Vaping 101: E-cigarettes and JUULing and the health risks facing youth who use these products. This event is for Adults Only.

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Cookie Decorating with JM4C and Karen’s Souper Deli

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Karen’s Souper Deli, 1 Parker Place, Suite 325
Janesville, WI 53545
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Come on out and decorate cookies with JM4C and Karen's Souper Deli. This event is by donation only if possible. If you can not make a donation than PLEASE bring the kids out and decorate up to 2 Christmas cookies per child anyway! We are asking that you sign up for a slot for each child that will be attending so that we can best plan for our day and add more time if needed. Santa will be joining us!!! …

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