Let’s Talk Wellness

Join one or more of Allina’s Change to Chill virtual Let’s Talk Wellness sessions! changetochill.org/letstalkwellness/ Free series runs Thursdays, January 14 – February 4 from 12-12:45PM (CST). Welcome to 2021….New Year, New You! Let’s put self-care as a priority this year! In this presentation series we will show you how to start caring for yourself, […]

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VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED!

Heartland Express has been acquired by Arrowhead Transit/AEOA. Arrowhead has a very robust Volunteer Driver program run by Colette Hanson and Martin Lepak is their Recruiter. We are excited to have this program entering into our region as volunteer drivers can drive all over (they don’t need to stay within any boundaries). Please share this […]

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January 2021 Drop-in Center Calendars!

With Pine City reopening in January, all of the drop-in centers are open and back on their regular schedules! 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 to come and spend time with peers in planned activities and […]

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Virtual Peer Support Network from Wellness in the Woods

Virtual Peer Support Network Available from 10am – 4pm – 7 Days a Week Join Virtual Meetings! Wellness in the Woods has created inviting and engaging zoom meetings that promote mental wellness and community for people living with mental health challenges. Each meeting is hosted by a peer specialist with similar life experiences. Join the […]

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Practice Positive Thinking Everyday!

Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided. An article By Mayo Clinic Staff Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or […]

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Drop-in Centers are Open!

With Pine City reopening in January, all of the drop-in centers are open and back on their regular schedules! 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 to come and spend time with peers in planned activities and […]

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Work & Life: Balancing your responsibilities

“Like most individuals, I feel overwhelmed with responsibilities at work, family commitments and life in general. Do you have any tips to deal with these challenges?” Mayo Clinic Answer From Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Stress can feel overwhelming if you are not careful and mindful. Here are three tips that may be helpful. Make a […]

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Luminary Walk for Mental Health – Princeton Dec. 21

A special Light Up Princeton event will be held on December 21st to celebrate the Winter Solstice and to build awareness of the importance of mental health. From 5-8pm the City of Princeton, with the help of volunteers from New Life Church, is lighting up the Riebe Park trail with luminaries. Come and take a […]

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Allina Keep It Moving Video Series

Check out the YouTube links below. [Sharing the] “Keep it Moving video” series Allina Health Orthopedics did this spring/summer with the MNUFC. Our providers and team physicians partnered with players to film 4 indoor soccer exercise videos all targeted around getting kids moving when they were inside during quarantine. The first two are for a […]

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Mental Health Resource guides available!

We are excited to announce that the large Resource Guide has been completed and sent for printing. We will start distributing the Resource Guide booklet to Region 7E Service Providers the week of December 7. The booklet will be posted to the www.adultmentalhealth.org website so you can download an electronic version, if you wish. Throughout […]

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Job burnout: How to spot it and take action

Feeling burned out at work? Find out what you can do when your job affects your health. By Mayo Clinic Staff Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress — a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity. "Burnout" isn’t a medical […]

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Safe outdoor activities during the COVID-19 pandemic

Being outside offers an emotional boost and can help you feel less tense, stressed, angry or depressed. And sunlight can give your body vitamin D, too. By Mayo Clinic Staff The COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t have to halt all of your outdoor fun. Here are several fun outdoor activities you can still enjoy. The coronavirus disease […]

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Virtual Peer Support Network December Program Calendar

Virtual Peer Support Network from Wellness in the Woods Available from 10am – 4pm – 7 Days a Week Join our Virtual Meetings! We have created inviting and engaging zoom meetings that promote mental wellness and community for people living with mental health challenges. Each meeting is hosted by a peer specialist with similar life […]

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Sleep is key to your physical health and emotional vitality

From Everyday Health Sure, you’re eating your vegetables and fruits and squeezing in exercise at least 20 minutes a day, but are you getting enough sleep, too? The National Sleep Foundation’s latest sleep recommendations, published March 2015 in the journal Sleep Health, may make you want to think twice about skimping on essential shut-eye. (1) […]

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Virtual Mental Health classes sponsored by M Health Fairview

Mental Health First Aid Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) introduces the risk factors and warning signs of common mental health and substance use disorders, builds understanding of their impact, and reviews support options. The interactive course teaches participants how to offer initial help to an individual who may be experiencing a mental health concern or […]

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Virtual Peer Support Network November Calendar

Virtual Peer Support Network from Wellness in the Woods Available from 10am – 4pm – 7 Days a Week Join our Virtual Meetings! We have created inviting and engaging zoom meetings that promote mental wellness and community for people living with mental health challenges. Each meeting is hosted by a peer specialist with similar life […]

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November Drop-in Center Calendars

November welcomes you to the Drop-in Centers! Mora Drop-in Opens November 16th New location, Lakes & Pines 1700 E. Maple, Mora, MN 55051! The Isanti County location in Cambridge, Mille Lacs County location in Milaca, Chisago County location in North Branch, and now the Kanabec County in Mora are currently open….and welcome to everyone! This […]

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COVID Food Assistance Program

November 10th 1 PM – 3 PM Pine Technical and Community College Pine City, Please enter and exit on 8th Ave SW November 17th1 PM – 3 PM Askov Community Center 6369 Kobmagergade, Askov November 24th1 PM – 3 PM Hinckley Community Center 102 Dunn Ave N, Hinckley Each household will receive: 1 box of […]

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