Watch: Managing ADHD in Children & Adolescents

NIMH Expert Dr. Mary Rooney Discusses Managing ADHD in Children and Adolescents In observance of ADHD Awareness Month, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) hosted a livestream event on October 21, 2020. Mary Rooney, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and chief of the Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Interventions Research Program at NIMH, discussed signs, symptoms, treatments, and tips […]

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Invitation to Health Care Leadership Summit, Nov. 19, 2020

The Power of Rural In recognition of National Rural Health Day, the North Pine Area Hospital District is inviting you to its first Health Care Leadership Summit. As a health care or community leader, your knowledge and perspective is very valuable. Together we are more powerful. Health care is undergoing significant change fueled by challenges […]

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Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans: Stand Down UPDATE

The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) is hosting our annual Stand Down event virtually this year with Minnesota Military & Veteran Exchange’s E2020 gathering. All the same services within one online platform. In addition to our normal services, anyone can attend to learn about Survivor Benefits, VA Wellness, Pension, and new Education benefits. Programs […]

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Additional Provider Funds Available for 2020

The Region 7E AMHI Governing Board invites regional mental health providers to submit funding requests for use in 2020. Providers must complete the attached form and include a separate budget that outlines details of anticipated spending and the specific AMHI BRASS code that this spending would fit. All funds must be invoiced for by December […]

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Are you a Mental Health Service Provider?

The Innovation Team of the Region 7E Adult Mental Health Initiative recently published a Pocket Resource Guide as a quick reference for providers and consumers looking for mental health help in our region. Our team is currently compiling a comprehensive resource guide to enable all service providers in the 7E region, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, […]

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Helping kids cope with loneliness during COVID-19

Social distancing is hard on kids. Understand how to help your child deal with loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Mayo Clinic Staff Up until late 2019, most kids spent their days in constant interaction with friends, teachers, family and neighbors. And then the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic struck. To prevent the spread of […]

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Behavioral Health E-Memo | Minnesota Department of Health

Behavioral Health E-Memo Limitations and disruptions caused by COVID-19 have made everyday tasks even more complicated. The added stress of dealing with new challenges in addition to everyday life can be difficult and sometimes overwhelming. This is true for everyone, including older adults and people who use disability supports and services. We invite you to […]

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20 Tips for Building Resilience

Resilience is what helps us thrive regardless of the curveballs life throws our way. Some of us are born more resilient than others, but everyone can get better at it. Here’s how. By Amit Sood, MD at Everyday Help We are all strong in different ways. Some of us keep a cool head in any […]

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October Drop-in Center Calendars

October welcomes you to the Drop-in Centers! The Isanti County location in Cambridge, Mille Lacs County location in Milaca, and the Chisago County location in North Branch are currently open….and welcome to everyone! This month features Illness Management & Recovery, Games, Bingo, U of M Nutritionist meeting with a Free Snack (Chisago Only), Movies & […]

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How to Cope With Stress Caused by the Election | Everday Health

The ongoing pandemic, reports of police violence, and the upcoming election have created collective national stress and a fear of loss of control, according to experts. It’s not just you. Americans on both sides of the aisle are especially stressed out this election year. More than 60 percent of Republicans and nearly 80 percent of […]

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Suicide Prevention: How to Support Someone Mini Guide

When a suicide-related crisis occurs, friends and family are often caught off-guard, unprepared and unsure of what to do. The behaviors of a person experiencing a crisis can be unpredictable, changing dramatically without warning. How to Support Someone in a Crisis: mini guide attached below to print or share. September is Suicide Prevention month. See […]

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Suicide Prevention: Warning Signs Mini Guide

Comments or thoughts about suicide – also known as suicidal ideation – can begin small like “I wish I wasn’t here” or “nothing matters.” But over time, they can become more explicit and dangerous. Knowing the risk factors and warning signs can assist you in finding help for yourself, a loved one or a friend. […]

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Suicide Prevention: Risk Factors Mini Guide

Research has found that 46% of people who die by suicide had a known mental health condition. Several other things may put a person at risk of suicide as well. Knowing the risk factors and warning signs can assist you in finding help for yourself, a loved one or a friend. Risk Factors for Suicide: […]

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My Friend Is Suicidal: What Should I Do?

Suicide isn’t an easy topic to think about, let alone discuss — especially with someone you suspect is suicidal. But it is incredibly important that we do talk about it and get our loved ones the help they need to prevent them from reaching a point of crisis. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Here’s […]

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Support Group for Parents & Caregivers

Each Tuesday at 4:00pm | begins September 22nd No Cost Support Group for Parents & Caregivers Parents and caregivers with children of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to join this no cost support group held each Tuesday at Recovering Hope Treatment Center’s Community Room. Share experiences, challenges, successes, and support one another by normalizing […]

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Yoga for Stress Relief

Help reduce stress and improve your overall health by adding this mind-body practice to your fall routine. Yoga for health and well-being from Medline.gov Yoga is a practice that connects the body, breath, and mind. It uses physical postures, breathing exercises, and meditation to improve overall health. Yoga was developed as a spiritual practice thousands […]

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Understanding Coronavirus vs. flu: Similarities and differences

Understanding the similarities, differences, and what to watch for in flu vs. COVID-19 can help us make rational decisions and lower our anxieties levels. This article from the Mayo Clinic helps us know the differences and what we can do to protect ourselves and our families from both. COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the flu have many […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health

From Mental Health First Aid If you are feeling overwhelmed or mentally exhausted because of the changes to our society brought on by COVID-19, you’re not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions of Americans physically, mentally and emotionally. People across the country are experiencing feelings of stress and fear because of the new disease […]

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How to End an Anxiety or Panic Attack

An anxiety attack can be terrifying, but it won’t kill you. If you want to overcome it, take a deep breath and know it will end soon. By Madeline R. Vann, MPH “Anxiety" is a general term that describes a variety of experiences, including nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worry, that are common in several mental […]

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