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2024 Battle of the Badges

Join us on March 16th, 2024 beginning at 2:00 pm at Madison Ice Arena for the annual Battle of the Badges fundraiser! Admission is $5 and free for children 3 and under. Community Skate from 2:15-3:45 pm, Military All-Star Hockey Game at 4:30 pm, Fire vs Police Showcase Hockey Game beginning at 6 pm. Food, beer, 50/50 raffle, chuck-a-duck, and more available! We can’t wait to see you there!

 

Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/7mDoxPrCQ

 

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Your Home: Sanctuary or Fall Hazard?

That favorite armchair, the window above the sink looking over the garden, and your mother’s homemade quilt over the bed
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Police ticket 45 for seat belt violations

Forty-five tickets were issued for seat belt violations by twelve Dane County law enforcement agencies during a county-wide education and
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Officials Issue Reminder to Buckle Up

The Dane County Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) is urging drivers to buckle up ahead of a county-wide education and enforcement
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SAFE COMMUNITIES

getting involved

The partnerships built by Safe Communities have created a safer community, with more opportunities for education and awareness. We continue to envision a safer future for the people who live in Madison and Dane County, with instances of unnecessary deaths and serious injuries are infrequent, rather than a daily occurrence.

RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE

Treatment Key

Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.

MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.