Suicide Prevention tailored to Farming Communities

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Minnesota and the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) are partnering to provide suicide prevention classes tailored to farming communities. Classes are open to everyone and start this Thursday. Can’t make it this Thursday? This class will be presented several more times in the coming weeks, and […]

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COVID Food Assistance Program

FREE Food Distribution August 4th 1 PM – 3 PM Aazhoomog Community Center, Lake Lena Family Pathways & Pine County (COVID Food Assistance Program) Open to all households that are in need due to COVID-19! Each household will receive: 1 box of produce 1 box of mixed dairy 1 box of meat (chicken & pork) […]

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Coping with COVID info session

Join Psychologist Kristin Furan virtually to connect with others throughout the community who are concerned, having questions, feeling lonely, or want to be educated on how to cope with COVID 19. Coping During COVID Wednesday July 22, 2020 12pm – 1pm Join the Zoom meeting by Cuyuna Regional Medical Center | Cuyuna Area Connections with […]

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Male depression: Understanding the issues

Male depression is a serious medical condition, but many men try to ignore it or refuse treatment. Learn the signs and symptoms — and what to do. By Mayo Clinic Staff Do you feel irritable, isolated or withdrawn? Do you find yourself working all the time? Drinking too much? These unhealthy coping strategies may be […]

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July 20 & 23 – WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN (WRAPs)

From Wellness in the Woods WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN (WRAP) Sign up for next weeks Zoom sessions: WRAP Monday, July 20 9:00 am Wellness Recovery Action Plan – FREE LGBTQ Community & Supporters Thursday, July 23 9:00 am WRAP Seminar 1 for the LGBTQ community and supporters in Minnesota-FREE What is WRAP? The Wellness Recovery […]

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9 Essential Skills That Make You Resilient

“While these adverse events, much like rough river waters, are certainly painful and difficult, they don’t have to determine the outcome of your life. There are many aspects of your life you can control, modify and grow with. That’s the role of resilience. Becoming more resilient not only helps you get through difficult circumstances, it […]

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WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN (WRAP)

From Wellness in the Woods WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN (WRAP) What is WRAP? The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) is a personalized wellness and recovery system born out of and rooted in the principle of self-determination. WRAP® is a wellness and recovery approach that helps people to: decrease and prevent intrusive or troubling feelings and […]

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Seeking Requests for Funds from R7E Service Providers 2021

R7E Adult Mental Health Initiative (AMHI) Governing Board is seeking requests for funds from R7E Service Providers that serve Individuals with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) for the 2021 calendar year. Current top priority areas: Housing Assistance/Coordination Transportation Crisis Short Term Residential The Contract period will be January 1, 2021- December 31, 2021. Region […]

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Survey: Adult Mental Health Service Needs

Hello! Please see the note below from the area planner for our region which includes Chisago, Isanti, Pine, Kanabec, & Mille Lacs Counties and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. We would like to know from YOU where the difficulties are for adults to find help with mental health treatment and services as well as […]

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Cambridge, Milaca, and North Branch Drop-ins are OPEN!

Great News! The Cambridge, North Branch, and Milaca Drop-in Centers are now open. Stop-in at the Drop-in’s! Adult Drop-in Centers are 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. […]

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PTSD self-help mobile apps

PTSD Mobile Apps

National Center for PTSD mobile applications (apps) provide self-help, education and support following trauma. There are also treatment companion apps, for use with a health care provider, to make treatment easier. There are apps for iOS and Android devices. PTSD is a serious mental health condition that often needs professional evaluation and treatment. These apps are […]

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Take the pledge and spread the word!

Raise PTSD Awareness By Taking the Pledge The goal of PTSD Awareness Month is to raise awareness about effective PTSD treatments that are available. There are many ways you can help spread the word about treatment options, but one way to start is to take our Raise PTSD Awareness Pledge. This pledge form helps us […]

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Allina Health Mental Health & Addiction Community Partner Newsletter

Mental health and addiction is a concern. Attached, you will find a newsletter that outlines many Allina Health Mental Health and Addiction Services that are available and open to new patients. Please, feel free to share this information with other community members. To view, print, or save the Allina Health newsletter click on the link […]

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Virtual Respite Meetings for Caregivers & Care Receiver from Lakes & Pines

VIRTUAL RESPITE MEETINGS FOR CAREGIVERS & CARE RECEIVER ❖ Weekly Virtual Meetings ❖ Safe Socialization ❖ Gentle chair exercise ❖ Brain-stimulating activities and crafts ❖ Conversations and Friendships ❖ Local Resource sharing ❖ Crafts and brain stimulating worksheets via mail If you live in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs or Pine, join Kelly G with […]

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​MPS COVID Cares Support Service ​Information Page

Free COVID Cares Support from the Minnesota Psychiatric Society https://www.mnpsychsoc.org/ What are COVID Care support services? MPS is teaming with the MN Psychological Association, the MN Black Psychologists Association, and the Mental Health MN to offer special 20-minute support service calls to support Minnesotans seeking help to manage the stress and emotional toll of these […]

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

Take an online course or program Online Programs These online self-help programs and courses teach skills and offer tools to help you and your family cope with PTSD and related problems. Self-Help Programs PTSD Coach Online The expanded desktop version of the mobile app, gives you 17 tools to choose from to help you manage […]

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Understanding PTSD and PTSD Treatment

What is PTSD? PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. It’s normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge, or have trouble sleeping after this type of event. At first, it […]

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Honoring our Differences

“Research shows our brain’s design makes us more compassionate toward people we find similar to us. This instinct was helpful when we traveled little and lived limited lives in the confines of our tribe. We need to transcend this instinct in an interconnected world. Fortunately research also shows we can overcome this limitation by choosing […]

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