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Mask Up Green County

Better Brodhead is participating in the Mask Up Green County campaign spear-headed by the Green County Public Health Department. Wearing a face mask protects you and those around you. Working together we can slow the spread of COVID-19. Better Brodhead and the Brodhead Police Department have once again partnered to help keep our community healthy, by providing washable face masks. Please feel free to stop over at the Brodhead Police Department lobby which is open 24 hours a day, to pick one these FREE face masks while supplies last!

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Better Brodhead is awarded a new grant to support LGBTQ+ youth in Green County

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), awarded the Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP Act) 2019 to Better Brodhead, a community coalition in Green County.

The goal of the STOP Act program is to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth and young adults ages 12-20.  Better Brodhead will focus it’s efforts on reducing the risk factors that put LGBTQ+ youth at risk for underage drinking.

This is a 4 year grant, providing $50,000 per year for these prevention efforts in Green County.  For more information about this grant and Better Brodhead activities, please contact Kathy Comeau, Program Manager at kcomeau@betterbrodhead.org.

Red Ribbon Week 2019

Red Ribbon Week at Albrecht Elementary school was a huge success. We are proud to continue this partnership and bring a week of substance use and bullying prevention to our elementary students. A big thank you also goes out to Brodhead Y2Y, Brodhead Police Department and Green County Sheriff’s Office for participating in the week of events!

Brodhead Night Out 2019

Better Brodhead was a co-sponsor of this annual event that promotes positive interactions with our local law enforcement and other agencies. Thanks to our Y2Y members and coalition members we had nearly 100 photos taken at our photo booth! Our theme this year was “Thank you to our First Responders/Be a Drug Free Hero”.

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Reality Maze 2019

Reality Maze is a yearly event at the Brodhead Middle School for the 8th Grade students. Thanks to our community partners and volunteers it was a huge success. These scenarios teach the youth the consequences to their actions and choices.