Teen suicide: What parents need to know

By Mayo Clinic Staff Teen suicide is preventable. Know the risk factors, the warning signs and the steps you can take to protect your teen. Is your teen at risk of suicide? While no teen is immune, there are factors that can make some adolescents more vulnerable than others. Understand how to tell if your […]

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Tips for coping with Holiday Stress & Depression

Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression. from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Lifestyle Stress management By Mayo Clinic Staff The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it’s no wonder. The holidays present a […]

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Over 200 attend Community Mental Health Forum

It’s Time to Talk about it- Community Mental Health Forum On October 17 , 2017 over 200 people attended the Community Mental Health Forum at Grand Casino Hinckley. Attendees were able to meet with over 20 community providers and hear from Mental Health professionals and personal stories. Kelly Sam the Director of Strategic Relations from […]

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Board Seeks Consumer/Family Rep

R7E Adult Mental Health Initiative Governing Board Seeking Consumer or Family Representative: Region 7E Adult Mental Health Initiative, which includes Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine, Isanti and Chisago Counties, is seeking qualified applicants for a Consumer/Family Member Representative (CFMR). Preferred candidates would include the following: Have a personal belief in and hopefulness for recovery, an interest in the development of local mental health […]

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it’s time we all talk. Community Mental Health Forum

There is still time to register! Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 5-8 pm Grand Casino, Hinckley Community Mental Health Forum Guest Speakers: including Congressman Nolan & more Free Dinner and Childcare Q & A Resources Let us know you are coming. Registration is preferred, but not required. Register on line @ www.resourcetraining.com/Event/12789   If you […]

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it’s time we all talk

Community Mental Health Forum Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 5-8 pm Grand Casino, Hinckley Guest Speakers: including Congressman Nolan & more Free Dinner and Childcare Q & A Resources Registration is preferred by Oct. 9 for dinner count. Register on line @ www.resourcetraining.com/Event/12789   If you find this helpful please share…

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Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

WebMD explains the extreme highs and lows of this mental health condition, and how it’s treated. What Is Bipolar Disorder? Sometimes called manic depression, bipolar disorder causes extreme shifts in mood. People who have it may spend weeks feeling like they’re on top of the world before plunging into a deep depression. The length of […]

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Managing Depression

Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. Depression is a common but serious illness. Many people with a depressive illness never seek […]

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Psychiatric Medication Management Tuition Assistance

Please share if you know someone who qualifies. TUITION ASSISTANCE for current student or recent graduate pursuing a career with Psychiatric Medication Management in a community setting in East Central Minnesota. Region 7E Adult Mental Health Initiative, which includes Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine, Isanti and Chisago Counties, is seeking qualified applicants interested in receiving tuition […]

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Using Alcohol with Antidepressants: What’s the concern?

Why is it bad to mix antidepressants and alcohol? Answers from Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. | Mayo Clinic Managing Depression It’s best to avoid combining antidepressants and alcohol. It may worsen your symptoms, and it can be dangerous. If you mix antidepressants and alcohol: You may feel more depressed or anxious. Drinking can counteract the benefits of your […]

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