Priority Areas

Health Priority


Alcohol & Other Drug Misuse & Abuse
Creating a culture in communities where alcohol is used responsibly and other drugs (tobacco, prescription, and illicit) are not misused. View Alcohol & Other Drug Misuse & Abuse page.
Behavioral Health
Promoting well-being by preventing or intervening in mental illness such as depression or anxiety, along with preventing or intervening in substance abuse or other addiction. View Behavioral Health page.
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Preventing or reducing the impact of potentially traumatic events that can have negative, lasting effects on health and well-being. Their experiences range from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse to parental divorce or the incarceration of a parent or guardian. View Adverse Childhood Experiences page.
Healthy Weight
A weight that lowers your risk for health problems. Achievement or maintenance of a health weight includes healthy food choices and physical activity. View Healthy Weight page.
Health Needs of Aging
Developing and maintaining optimal mental, social, and physical well-being and function in older adulthood. Includes addressing basic needs, optimizing health and well-being, promoting social/civic engagement, and supporting independence. View Health Needs of Aging page.
Oral Health
Promoting healthy teeth and the entire mouth, such as gums, chewing muscles, palate, tongue, with the goal of being free of tooth decay, gum disease, oral cancer and free of chronic oral pain. View Oral Health page.
Social & Economic Factors
Marathon County where all people enjoy the opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in a healthy community.  View Social & Economic Factors page.

View Identified Priorities Summary (.pdf)

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