Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) is an award-winning collaborative endeavor that identifies community health needs, establishes priorities and creates strategies to improve the health and quality of life in Wisconsin's Chippewa County.
CHIP spearheads community health needs assessments, used to identify key areas of health care needs in Chippewa County. The report details what residents view as health needs. The top four identified needs becomes CHIPs main focus areas. Currently, those focus areas are: adequate, appropriate, and safe food and nutrition; mental health; AODA (alcohol and other drug abuse); and chronic disease prevention and management. Read the full report.
Our behavioral health action teams contribute to the improvement of the mental and behavioral health of the community by enhancing existing programs and/or developing new programs that will make a significant, measurable impact on the community. Our mental health teams include:
Infant Mental Health Team
Flourish Action Team
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Action Team
Learn about our Mental Health Teams
We encourage healthier children and families through health initiatives like:
Food Security Initiative of Chippewa County
Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
Learn about our Health Initiatives
We partner with area agencies to educate the public and enrich the lives of senior citizens by hosting educational events including:
End-of-Life Desicion-Making Community Education Seminar
Learn about these programs.