Mental Health First Aid Course Offered

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint Kanabec County Community Health, Northern Minnesota Suicide Prevention and Crisis Text Line and Recovering Hope Treatment Center are partnering to bring the Mental Health First Aid Certification Course to Kanabec County.  This is an 8-hour course offering 8 CEU’s. There is a $20 fee to attend this training.  Who should take […]

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Become a volunteer Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint What our Crisis Counselors do Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7 text line for people in crisis in the United States. The service is powered by volunteer Crisis Counselors who work remotely — anywhere with a computer and secure internet connection works. We need you at night When the rest […]

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US government proposes new 3-digit suicide prevention hotline

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint NEW YORK — With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, […]

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Reaching Out for Help: A #RealConvo Guide

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint It can be hard to talk about your mental health, particularly if you’re struggling. But reaching out for help by having a #RealConvo with someone in your life is a necessary step to take in feeling better. It’s also a strong thing to do. Here is some straightforward guidance for having […]

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Wellness Center Walk and Talk hosts conversation on Vaping

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint Lots of information about vaping has been publicized the last few weeks…come learn more! Aaron Korte, Respiratory Therapist, from Welia Health Care (formerly FirstLight Health Care) talks about the Dangers of Vaping. Enjoy a walk in the Wellness Center from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and a talk from 10 a.m. […]

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What Leads to Suicide: Risk Factors and Warning Signs

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint What leads to suicide? There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an experience of hopelessness and despair. Depression is the most common condition associated with suicide, and it is often undiagnosed or untreated. Conditions like depression, anxiety and substance problems, especially […]

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