The Green County United Prevention Professionals for Youth, (GUPPY) is a community coalition group connecting school district counselors, law enforcement, human services, health, court agencies and community volunteers who care about our future adult citizens and address youth related issues affecting our young people in Green County.
Next GUPPY Meeting
Friday, February 8, 2019
Rooms 2 & 3, Green County Justice Center, Monroe
Update to Friday’s Discussion on Truancy:
If you are not able to attend the meeting described below in person, here are the links for you to conference in:
Via an Internet Video Conference Connection (Video and/or Audio): https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/f8f05872ed2b4671b7c415a7adc1302e
Or by phone: 571-392-7650 PIN: 815 373 5854 (long distance fees could apply)
|February 8||Discussion: Truancy policies||Luann Radke & Ellie Kone|
|March 8||Teen suicide – presenter: Amy Wilkins, Mental Health Counselor, MS/LPC||Bob Gibson|
|April 12||Vaping/Juuling – presenter: FACT from Youth to Youth 4 Change, from Beloit (http://rcy2y.com/)||Erin Menzel|
|May 10||Self-Harm – presenter: Amy Wilkins, Mental Health Counselor, MS/LPC||Natasha Morgan|
January 2019 – Topic: Green Haven
- Green Haven Powerpoint
- Green Haven Presentation: https://us-lti.bbcollab.com/recording/cf832b80563c486bae54af7fa7995ef3
- Monticello Health Fair Invite 2019.02.21
GUPPY Meeting Minutes
GUPPY Shared Resources
Webinar by National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on “Countering the US Opioid Epidemic” – Wed. Feb. 13, 2019, 3-4pm CT – For more information & to register, go to: https://nasem.zoom.us/webinar/register/9815476623293/WN_b99dvQ7eQkadMYkqWTdaeg?utm_source=National+Academy+of+Medicine&utm_campaign=21daf2689e-Peterson+launch_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b8ba6f1aa1-21daf2689e-117402385
Free basic self-defense class sponsored by SARP on February 16!
Webinar by UW-Madison & the Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board on “The Unique Contribution of Fathers to their Children’s Development” – Wed. Feb. 20, 2019, 1-2pm CT – For more information & to register, go to: https://irpwisc.formstack.com/forms/father_contributions
Webinar by Purdue University on “Mental Health Promotion: An Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention” – Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 2:00 PM-CT – To join the free webinars go to http://ncrcrd.adobeconnect.com/ncrcrd1, “enter as a guest”.
Safe School, Safe Communities State Conference on LGBTQ+ Youth – March 8, 2019 – Janesville – http://jm4c.org/event/safe-schools-safe-communities-2019-statewide-conference-on-lgbtq-youth/
Webinar by UW-Madison & the Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board on “Strategies for Involving and Engaging Fathers in Programming” – Wed. March 27, 2019, 1-2pm CT – For more information & to register, go to: https://irpwisc.formstack.com/forms/engaging_fathers
Webinar by Purdue University on “The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals: A Nurse’s Perspective from the Bedside.” – Thursday, March 28, 2019 @ 2:00PM-CT – To join the free webinars go to http://ncrcrd.adobeconnect.com/ncrcrd1, “enter as a guest”.
Report on “Transgender Identity and Experiences of Violence Victimization, Substance Use, Suicide Risk, and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among High School Students — 19 States and Large Urban School Districts, 2017.” – Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6803a3.
“Anonymous Facebook post goes viral: ‘This is the most beautifully written post I’ve seen about depression’” article https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/mind/anonymous-facebook-post-goes-viral-this-is-the-most-beautifully-written-post-ive-seen-about-depression/news-story/2344a08e2922bb89374d79cf91331890
Federal Resources for Helping Youth Cope after a School Shooting – https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDANIFA/bulletins/1db841d
Cooperating School Districts
Cooperating Green County Agencies
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Blackhawk Technical College
Monroe Police Department
For more information about GUPPY, please contact either of the following:
Matthew Urban, Co-Chair
Blackhawk Technical College
Alicia Ziolkowski, Co-Chair
Monroe High School