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Man pleads guilty to two counts of assault

A Pablo man has admitted to the unprovoked shooting of two people at a residence in Pablo this past December. Joshua Franklin McGreevey, 32, pleaded guilty at District Court in Polson, on March 4, to two counts of assault with a weapon.  The guilty pleas came as part of a plea agreement that will dis...

Leading trauma recovery practitioner brings training to Montana

News from Tamarack Grief Center  MONTANA — Tamarack Grief Resource Center’s 17th Annual Grief Institute will be held March 8th through 12th as a Live, Virtual Event.  This year’s week-long conference will feature internationally renowned speaker and educator Dr. J. Eric Ge...

Can Montana get a grip on addiction? Can Montana get a grip on addiction?

MONTANA — In late January, when Mary Windecker got up to testify in front of the budget committee considering how to fund Montana’s addiction and mental health treatment programs, her words cut through a typically bureaucratic proceeding to present an uncomfortable bottom line.  “Yo...

Man receives mental health support

At District Court in Polson on Feb. 10, a man was convicted of felony indecent exposure to a minor and was committed to the direction of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services for five years with none of that time suspended.  Jonathon Dell Tifft, 29, of Polson and Hot Springs, ent...

Survey shows food security has decreased among Montanans

From MSU News Service MONTANA — A statewide survey conducted by Montana State University researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic determined that food security — or having consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life — has decreased substantially among Montanans. At the...

Tips for beating the blues, managing depression

Some people have a difficult time managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can get the best of them. As a result, here are some techniques that a person can use to help manage their depression. 1. Challenge your negative thinking with positive statements and realistic thinking: whe...

Crisis lines available in Montana

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Mental health crisis lines available to Montanans include the Montana Crisis Text Line, Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Montana Warmline and Thrive by Waypoint Health. The Crisis Text Line is available 24/7 by texting MT to 741 741; the Montana Suicide Prevention ...

Mental health network offers local services

News from Cedar Creek Integrated Healt h For many, it might feel like mental health services in rural communities are hard to find. Cedar Creek Integrated Health would like to let the public know that, no matter what a person is facing, behavioral health resources are available. Cedar Creek launc...

Governor announces new crisis counseling hotline

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock announced that a new crisis counseling hotline funded by a $1.6 million federal grant is now available to aid Montanans struggling with their mental health due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 public health emergency...

It’s not just adults who are stressed - kids are too It’s not just adults who are stressed - kids are too

Families are under an extraordinary amount of pressure right now, and the next few months will provide little relief. The trials of 2020 include economic uncertainty, winter dread, an emotionally charged presidential election and a worrying rise in coronavirus cases. Then there’s the disrupted school y...


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