Want a healthier business?

With the recent loss of more than 10 million workers from the American workforce, it’s no wonder people are feeling overwhelmed at work!

The good news is that Unified Community Services can help.

Unified Community Services daily serves people with suicidal thoughts, addiction-related challenges, and varying degrees of mental illness. Reach out today to learn how you can empower the people who are your business, organization, or team to become more skilled at

-managing stress,

-navigating change,

-seizing the opportunity for growth in conflict,

-and developing personal wellness.

Our rates are affordable. We can’t wait to help you and your team thrive!

Reach out today at bbiddick@unifiedservices.org to learn more.

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Brats and Boats is a family-friendly event for all! Come spend the day at Governor Dodge State Park and enjoy free boat rentals and the great outdoors. We ask that you register by Oct. 2nd, 2023 to help us plan for food. Registration link: https://forms.gle/MP9bwSS2mMbcWeGY6

How important is support in recovery from addiction?

One essential component of recovery from addiction is support. Support can come in various forms and is crucial for people trying to overcome addiction. Here are some key aspects of support in addiction recovery:

  1. Emotional Support: This includes understanding, empathy, and encouragement from friends, family members, support groups, or therapists. Emotional support helps individuals cope with the emotional challenges and cravings that often accompany addiction recovery.
  2. Social Support: Building a supportive social network can be instrumental in recovery. Positive relationships with people who encourage sobriety and healthy living can help individuals stay on track.
  3. Professional Support: Treatment by trained professionals, such as therapists, counselors, or addiction specialists, is often necessary. They can provide evidence-based therapies and strategies to address the underlying causes of addiction and develop coping mechanisms.
  4. Peer Support Groups: Participation in support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be extremely beneficial. These groups provide a sense of community, shared experiences, and a non-judgmental space to discuss challenges and successes in recovery.
  5. Medical Support: For some individuals, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) may be necessary to manage cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Medical professionals can prescribe and monitor these medications as part of a comprehensive recovery plan.
  6. Lifestyle Support: Learning to adopt a healthy lifestyle is crucial. This includes proper nutrition, regular exercise, stress management techniques, and healthy sleep patterns, all of which contribute to overall well-being and recovery.
  7. Relapse Prevention Strategies: Individuals in recovery need tools and strategies to prevent relapse. This may involve identifying triggers, developing coping skills, and creating a relapse prevention plan.
  8. Continued Care: Recovery is an ongoing process. After initial treatment, ongoing support and check-ins are vital to maintain sobriety and address any potential setbacks.
  9. Personal Motivation: Ultimately, the individual’s desire and commitment to change are essential. Without a personal commitment to recovery, it can be challenging to overcome addiction.

It’s important to note that addiction recovery is a highly individualized process, and what works for one person may not work for another. Therefore, a combination of these support components should be tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual in recovery.

Here are some health tips to improve your sleep from the CDC!

Good sleep habits (sometimes referred to as “sleep hygiene”) can help you get a good night’s sleep.

Some habits that can improve your sleep health:

  • Be consistent. Go to bed at the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning, including on the weekends
  • Make sure your bedroom is quiet, dark, relaxing, and at a comfortable temperature
  • Remove electronic devices, such as TVs, computers, and smart phones, from the bedroom
  • Avoid large meals, caffeine, and alcohol before bedtime
  • Get some exercise. Being physically active during the day can help you fall asleep more easily at night.

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The Honor of Serving Others…

At Unified Community Services, we are so grateful for the honor of supporting and empowering clients who are in recovery from addiction.

Learn more at https://unified.co.grant.wi.gov/


The Importance of Human Connection

Human connection is so important for wellness!

“Research shows us that loneliness is on the rise, and that a lack of human connection can be more harmful to your health than obesity, smoking and high blood pressure.”

Ways to connect per the article below:

  • “Join a new club, or try out a group activity
  • Reach out to an old friend you’ve lost touch with
  • Volunteer for a cause you care about
  • Eat lunch in a communal space
  • Introduce yourself to your neighbours
  • Ask someone for help when you need it
  • Do a random act of kindness”

Source: https://rb.gy/1q1a0