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Virtual Workshop Helps Couples Prioritize Their Relationship

February 10, 2021, 11:44 am | Anthony Santiago, David Brown

A healthy relationship is based on maintaining trust and commitment – through regular, day-to-day circumstances as well as unpredictable situations. Couples will learn about tools they can immediately use to improve their relationship during a Feb. 17 workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Read Across Iowa Celebrations to Encourage Reading with Children

February 9, 2021, 11:29 am | Constance Beecher, Sara Nelson

Read Across Iowa will launch March 1 and begin a month-long celebration to bring the joys of reading to kids of all ages. Agriculturally themed Read Across Iowa events will be held across the state and will feature books and materials about agriculture that will appeal to all readers.


Virtual Workshop Empowers Couples to Elevate Their Relationship

February 3, 2021, 1:23 pm | Anthony Santiago, David Brown

When couples take care of themselves, they can take better care of each other. During Empower, a virtual meeting Feb. 10, ISU Extension and Outreach educators will share tools couples can immediately use to improve their relationship during this challenging time.


Parents: Try 3 Tips for Talking with Teens

February 1, 2021, 9:01 am | Lori Korthals

With so much going on in the world right now, talking to children - and especially teens - can be a challenge for parents. But with the right guidance, parents can get through to them, says Lori Korthals, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Mental Health First Aid Programs Available Virtually throughout Spring 2021

January 28, 2021, 11:17 am | David Brown, Anthony Santiago

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide virtual Mental Health First Aid trainings throughout spring 2021 and beyond. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to increase Iowans’ stress levels. This virtual program will provide adults with tools they can use to identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health and/or substance use problem.


Wellness Resources Available for Farm Families

January 26, 2021, 1:49 pm |

If farming is your livelihood, then free wellness resources are available to you during these continuing tough times. The Iowa Farm Family Wellness Alliance is a cooperative effort between Farm Foundation, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and other supporters to bring a wide range of wellness services to Iowa farm families.