Too much information causing stress?

How can I cope with the huge amount of information coming at me every day? I feel like I’m “drinking from a fire hose.” Answers from Edward T. Creagan, M.D. on MayoClinic.org Stress Management There are two concepts that might help you cope with the amount of information you receive each day through social media, online […]

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Much needed Local Adult Residential Crisis facility may become a reality

Please LIKE and SHARE this hopeful news for our community! Existing facilities are far away from home and typically full, a tough situation when immediate attention is needed. Recently, the East Central (7E) Adult Mental Health Governing Board asked providers that serve Chisago, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Kanabec and Pine Counties for information regarding the cost, […]

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Great News for Youth Psychiatric Treatment Center in East Bethel

Please Like and Share this hopeful news. Following rejection in Forest Lake, mental health facility for kids finds new chance in East Bethel By Hannah Covington , STAR TRIBUNE May 22, 2018 – 10:20 PM A month after Forest Lake rejected it, a proposed psychiatric treatment center for children and teens may have found a […]

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Need Someone Talk To? Peer Support Connection 5pm to 9am

Please LIKE & SHARE this important information. Peers are available to listen and support adults experiencing emotional distress. Peer to Peer Telephone Support  844-739-6369  Available Every Day from 5:00 pm – 9:00 am  Managed by Wellness in the Woods  Peer to Peer Telephone Support, a safe and supportive place for people to call and speak with peers […]

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Simple Things

“Keep it simple and focus on what matters. Don’t let yourself be overwhelmed.”  Confucius Try these tips to help keep it simple and find the right balance in your life.* Value yourself: Treat yourself with kindness and respect, and avoid self-criticism. Make time for your hobbies and favorite projects, or broaden your horizons.  Take care […]

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Overcoming the Stigma

Spread the word! LIKE and SHARE! False beliefs about mental illness can cause significant problems. Learn what you can do about stigma and how you can help. Others’ judgments almost always stem from a lack of understanding rather than information based on facts.  1 in 4 adults will experience mental illness. Hope starts with you.  Mental […]

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Adult Drop-in Centers

Please Like and Share with your friends! A great resource for our communities. The Adult Drop-in Center is for individuals 18 years of age or older who are living with Mental Illness. The Drop-in Center provides a place for individuals to come and spend time with peers in planned activities and groups. Our staff is […]

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RFI for 7E Adult Residential Crisis Services

Request for Information for Adult Residential Crisis Services to Serve Region 7E Region 7E Governing Board is soliciting information from qualified companies interested in development of Adult Residential Crisis Services that will serve Individuals living with a Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) and/or Severe Mental Illness (SMI) that reside within the Region including; Chisago, […]

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Crisis Text Line – Please Share

Crisis Text Line now offering services statewide The Minnesota Department of Human Services announced today that as of April 1, Crisis Text Line is offering Text-based suicide prevention services across Minnesota. People who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a counselor who will help defuse the crisis and connect the texter to local resources. Crisis Text Line […]

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4 in 5 go Untreated

Please ‘LIKE’ and ‘SHARE’  Is There Any Way For Schools To Prevent Shootings? from NPR ED K-12 How Learning Happens  All Things Considered by Anya Kamanetz February 15, 2018 12:43 PM ET Could anyone have stopped this? That’s one of the biggest questions for schools and educators as the nation takes in the facts of […]

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