Taking Care of You

Taking Care of You (TCY) is a research-based program that offers practical strategies and experiences to help people deal with the stress in their lives. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and their overall health. Each week explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. Participants will consider ways to:

  • Become more aware of the mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health
  • Develop habits that can lead to a healthier person: body, mind, and spirit
  • Respond versus react to the stress in life
  • Discover opportunities in life’s challenges
  • Find ways to bring more joy into life
  • Simplify life
  • Live more in the moment

Current Sessions: No programs planned at this time. Contact Amanda Coorough, Human Development & Relationships Educator, at (608) 963-1040 or if you would like to arrange this program for your group/ agency.


WeCOPE – is an interactive, evidence-based program that helps adults cope with life stress.  WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health behaviors. Dr. Judith Moskowitz’s work is based on the research that even in the context of life stress such as serious illness or death of a loved one, positive emotions can and do occur and have unique coping correlates and adaptive consequences. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others.

Sessions meet once a week for one hour. The six sessions encourage practicing skills such as mindfulness, savoring, positive reappraisal, gratitude, and goal setting among others.


Current Sessions:

  • Fall Series: Fridays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, @ (Venue to be determined) In-person.
  • Holiday Series: Mondays, November 22, 29, December 6, 13, 20, 27, January 3 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Live Virtual Zoom.

Register here

Food Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19

Across Wisconsin and the nation, many households have lost some or all of their regular income.

The information provided informs about public programs and community resources to help meet food needs during this crisis.

Sauk County Food Pantry Details

Sitios de distribución de alimentos en Sauk County

Safe & Healthy Food for Your Family

Food Safety News You can Use from the Division of Extension. 

Extension has information that you can use to keep yourself and your family food-safe.

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