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Mental Health First Aid Program Available Virtually

September 14, 2020, 9:51 am | David Brown, Anthony Santiago

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide virtual Mental Health First Aid trainings throughout fall 2020. Attendees will gain tools for reaching out and providing support to someone who might be struggling with a mental health and/or substance use problem.


Resources for National Suicide Prevention Month

September 1, 2020, 8:58 am | David Brown, Dawn Dunnegan, Danielle Day

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. ISU Extension and Outreach is offering weekly, online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” sessions. QPR is a suicide prevention program that teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.


Virtual Workshop Empowers Couples to Elevate Their Relationship

August 21, 2020, 10:12 am | Anthony Santiago, David Brown

When couples take care of themselves, they can take better care of each other. That's the premise of Empower, an Aug. 26 virtual meeting from ISU Extension and Outreach to help couples elevate their relationship during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Call Iowa Concern for Help Coping with the Stress of Derecho Storm Damage

August 20, 2020, 1:49 pm | Tammy Jacobs

Iowans struggling to deal with the stress from the devastation brought to the state Aug. 10 from a damaging, high-wind derecho can call Iowa Concern for help, 24/7, says Tammy Jacobs, coordinator for the long-time service from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.