Sharing Suicide Prevention Newsletter

Sharing a couple of events you may be interested in from MDH Upcoming suicide prevention trainings and more Event and Resources NAMI Offers: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)  Learn the three steps anyone can take to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. QPR […]

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New VPSN Plus sessions Starting March 1

NEW Virtual Peer Support Network Plus sessions from Wellness in the Woods and Recovery in the Woods Let’s Connect via Zoom! Mondays @ 6pm — “The World of Reentry” This weekly session focuses on the unique challenges that justice-involved individuals face in their daily lives. Some topics include, but are not limited to: employment, rebuilding […]

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NAMI Minnesota Hearts & Minds

NAMI Minnesota Offers A Free, High-Quality Mental Health And Wellness Education Program For All People In Minnesota, Hearts+Minds NAMI Minnesota is launching a new initiative. Hearts+Minds is a free wellness program designed to educate and empower individuals to manage their mental and physical health. It was developed by NAMI National, the nation’s largest grassroots mental […]

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Mental Health Crisis Resources

Sharing a couple of good mental health resources to have on hand. One is our local East Central Minnesota Region 7E Resource Pocket Guide. Easy to print, fold and keep at home, in your pocket, wallet or bag for reference. Also included is Minnesota NAMI’s Crisis Resource Handout with Crisis and Warm Lines and includes […]

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I’M SO STRESSED OUT!

Is it stress or anxiety? Stress • Generally is a response to an external cause, such as taking a big test or arguing with a friend. • Goes away once the situation is resolved. • Can be positive or negative. For example, it may inspire you to meet a deadline, or it may cause you […]

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Holiday Blues? Here’s some tips that can help!

Holiday blues can affect anyone! 55% of all people will experience feelings of anxiety or depression during the holiday season; 75% of Gen Zers, 64% of Millennials, 50% of Gen Xers, 39% of Baby Boomers.* If you already live with a mental health condition or disorder it’s time to take extra care to tend to […]

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Take the Mental Health Needs Assessment

YOUR OPINION IS VALUABLE! The Adult Mental Health Initiative serving Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & Pine Counties, and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe is partnering with Wilder Foundation to conduct a regional mental health needs assessment to help improve our regional mental health resources. Individuals/consumers completing the survey must live or work in […]

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Women’s Group Therapy starting soon!

In person groups starting soon! Anxiety and depression group for women 30 and older. Every other Monday from 1pm to 2pm. Dec 5th, 2022- March 27th, 2023. Mental Health and Wellness for PTSD Group. Starting Thursday Dec 1st for 7 sessions. Every other Thursday from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. Group facilitator: Deanna Austin, MA, LMFT Licensed […]

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Cambridge Operation Community Connect

Linda Hurtley, R7E AMHI Admin, & Liz Radosevich, R7E Coordinator, sharing our Mental Health Resource Guides at the Cambridge Operation Community Connect event on November 5, 2022 at the First Baptist Church in Cambridge. To view, print, or order the resources guides click on this link

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Survivors of Suicide Loss Day: November 19, 2022

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day https://afsp.org/international-survivors-of-suicide-loss-day International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is an event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience. This year, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Saturday, November 19, 2022. survivorday. In 1999, Senator Harry Reid, who lost […]

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Learn Over Lunch at Recovering Hope

Learning Over Lunch dates and topics Recovering Hope | 12:00 Lunch | 12:30 Presentation | 1:00 Q&A We invite you to join us at our campus in Mora, Minnesota November 9 Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Holidays December 14 Learn about Family Treatment January 11 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder February 8 Harm Reduction in […]

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AMHI Consumer/Family Member Representative

The term is ending for one of our Consumer Reps. Our Governing Board would like to start the hiring process for a new Rep to begin in January. The Region 7E Adult Mental Health Governing Board is looking for an Ex-Officio Consumer/Family Member Representative (ECMR) who has knowledge of local community resources, with an interest […]

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Stroke Care Access Improved Across State

Stroke care access improved across state Minnesota has seen a significant increase in access to stroke care, and 92% of Minnesotans now live within a 30-minute drive of a designated Stroke System Hospital. Stroke is the sixth leading cause of death and one of the leading causes of disability in Minnesota, and outcomes improve for […]

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Isanti Operation Community Connect

Isanti Operation Community Connect

Mercy and Hope Operation Community Connect November 5th 2022, 11am – 1pm First Baptist Church 304 South Main, Cambridge, MN ALL ARE WELCOME! Veteran services Housing Food access Education Mental health services Financial services Disabilities services Employment opportunities Transportation Legal assistance Food support First Baptist Church & Isanti County Health and Human Services

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Be the 1 to Be There

Suicidal thoughts or actions are a sign of extreme distress and should not be ignored. If these warning signs apply to you or someone you know, get help as soon as possible, particularly if the behavior is new or has increased recently. Here are five steps you can take to #BeThe1To help someone in emotional […]

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Support for Families who have Lost a Loved One

Forever Family A Place for Connection Through Community Group peer support for families who have experienced the loss of a loved one. VPSN PLUS Every Tuesday Virtual zoom meeting 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Join one of three ways: Zoom ID 439 275 1585 Call 646–931–3860 Visit www.mnwitw.org/vpsn for more info

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Chisago County Operation Community Connect Thursday, October 20th

Chisago County Operation Community Connect Thursday, October 20, 2020 to 11 AM to 11 PM Connecting people to services they need Chisago Lakes Lutheran Church, 1 Summit Ave., Center City MN 55012 💙 Lunch provided 💙 Multiple resource vendors 💙 Haircuts 💙 Kids corner 💙 Shoe bus- two dollars for kids, five dollars for adults […]

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