This week in Mental Wellness & Recovery

Wellness Recovery Action Planning Isanti County Mental Well-Being and Resilience Learning Community Tuesday, April 30⋅10:00am – 12:00pm Isanti County Government Center 555 18th Ave SW, Cambridge, MN 55008, USA Wellness Recovery Action Planning is an evidence based practice that can be expanded for use by individuals, families, couples, and organizations. Jode Frey-Holtz London, Executive Director […]

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Proper Disposal of Drugs Saves Lives

Drug Take Back Day on April 27 Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose. Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment. CLICK ON THIS LINK to find a location near you. https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/NTBI/ntbi.do?_flowId=public-lite-flow

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Willow Grove Groundbreaking

Great news for our region. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 22nd for Willow Grove, a 20 unit single occupancy Supportive Living apartment complex for being built in North Branch. The project is a 20-unit apartment building consisting of 1 bedroom apartments. The property will include a community room, offices, a laundry room, support […]

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Opportunities Week of April 22-26

Be a part of the solution as we work to build a community where families and individuals living with a mental illness feel supported and have the opportunity to live up to their potential. Everyone is welcome. Everyone has a voice. Please join us. The Education & Programs Innovation Team meets this week. It was […]

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8 Ways to Get Through the Day When You’re Depressed

Below is a great article found on Everyday Health Author David Blistein shares his personal tips on how to make the day a little less painful when you’re in the midst of major depression or anxiety. By David Blistein Last Updated: 4/24/2013 You’re so depressed you can’t get out of bed. You’re so anxious you […]

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April 25th Understanding ACE‘s: Building Self-Healing Communities

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on our lives. We invite you to take part in a learning community to support the health of all. Together we can increase our understanding of childhood trauma. The Understanding ACEs: Building Self-Healing Communities presentation provides information about the ACE study (Adverse Childhood Experiences), along with neurobiology that […]

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Removing Stigma Meeting at FirstLight April 16

Let’s stand up to stigma! We all need to raise our voices against stigma every day, in every possible way we can.  Everyone is welcome. Please join us as we work to build a community where families and individuals living with a mental illness feel supported and have the opportunity to live up to their […]

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Stop-in, Drop-in this Week!

What’s on the calendar this week? Drop-in Centers feature Cajun Culture & Cooking!  Illness Management & Recovery Cajun Culture/Cooking Problem Solving Games Drop in centers are open every Monday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Mora Milaca – Tuesday Cambridge – Wednesday North Branch – Thursday Pine City – Friday Click on this […]

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Innovation Teams, Drop-in Highlights & Local Events of Interest

This month please join us at our Innovation Team meetings, check out our Drop-in Center schedule of activities, and visit some local events for Health Screenings, Senior Fair, and learn about Recovery Management. INNOVATION TEAM MEETINGS: April dates for the next Innovation Team meetings: Everyone is welcome. Please join us as we work to build […]

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