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You and Your Car, Stay Safe This Winter!

“Last winter 147 people died in traffic crashes in Wisconsin. Are your winter driving skills sharp? Is your car ready for the ice, snow, and cold? Is your winter travel safety kit fresh and in your car? Join Neil McCallum, the Driver Safety Coordinator at AARP Wisconsin, for an informative winter driving safety update that just may help you stay warm and out of the ditch this winter. Email TriadEvents@rsvpdane.org for the Zoom link.”

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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

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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.