Welcome to Benton County HHS

Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences provides education to people of all ages in Indiana’s 92 counties. The community is our classroom – where we bring university information to the local level and help people strengthen families, spend smart, eat right, and live well.

Contact Us

Kelsie Muller
County Extension Director, Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator
kmuller@purdue.edu
765-884-0140

Upcoming Benton County Extension HHS events

Safe Place

Safe Place

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Safe Place Program

Have you seen the yellow and black Safe Place signs around the county? Ever wonder what they mean? The Safe Place sign indicates that any young person can enter the location and ask for help.

More information on Safe Place

I Am Moving I Am Learning

I Am Moving I Am Learning

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I Am Moving I Am Learning Program

Early childhood is an optimal time for growth and development. Healthy nutrition is a key for growth and also is a foundation for success in school and life. Learn about way to promote healthy lifestyles by establishing health preferences early in...

I Am Moving I Am Learning

Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes
Dining with Diabetes

Do you have type 2 diabetes? Want to make the best choices for your health? We can help. Purdue has a great program for you!

Dining with Diabetes

A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance
A Matter of Balance: Managing concerns about falls

Many older Adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

A Matter of Balance

Parents Forever

Parents Forever

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Parents Forever

Purdue Extension Benton County offering education for families in transition.

Parents Forever

Mental Health First Aide MHFA

Mental Health First Aide MHFA

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MHFA or Mental Health First Aide

Benton County Extension supports mental health in our community. It is an eight hour course to educate individuals about how to interact with and support someone who maybe developing a mental health issue or experiencing a crisis.

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