Join us for a special BEAR Discussions Podcast episode being recorded LIVE on Zoom, featuring CVTC Manufacturing Instructor Wade Latz. In addition to touching the lives of college students daily. Latz also started a nonprofit called Manufacturing Save Our Schools (SOS) Alliance, which works with school districts to provide a more realistic education to school age students. Thank you, St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls for being our partner in this educational series.
stsJoin the CEDC, HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital, and the Chippewa County Take a Stand Against Meth committee for a special LIVE BEAR Discussions Podcast episode featuring Nycki Wallsch. Here's what she says: "I was born and raised in Bloomer, WI. I was always the kid who felt I never fit in, no matter the group I hung around with in school. I started drinking and using other substances to feel like I belonged, and to cope with past traumas. I spent a long time running from my past, but no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t pull myself out of those circumstances. I spent two decades self-medicating with alcohol and substances. After multiple jail visits and ultimately losing my children into the child protective care system, I finally was offered treatment court [...]
Patrick Ley and Steven Birkholz – Seeking and Applying Unique Workforce Solutions – Episode 131 CEDC’s Charlie Walker sits down with Patrick Ley and Steven Birkholz of Applied Care Services (ACS). ACS is based out of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, and offers counseling and employment assistance to individuals that struggle with mental health or substance abuse issues, while also helping businesses save money by taking care of their packaging needs. This week's podcast is back on the talent solution that so many businesses are struggling with; ACS is part of the solution. If you are struggling with mental health, Applied Care Services is here to help. Please consider reaching out by visiting their website or giving them a call at (612) 205 5332. Interested in signing up for the newsletter or learning more [...]