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Articles with the Tag: mental health

Resiliency key to improved mental health Resiliency key to improved mental health

For Sam Ore, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), mental health and physical health “are part of the same continuum. When our mental health goes, a lot of the time it’s a sign that something’s up physically, that we’re not tending to our whole system.”  Ore, a fifth...

‘Mending Broken Hearts’ workshop planned

News from Dana Grant, Safe Harbor POLSON — “Mending Broken Hearts: Native American Grief Recovery Workshop,” created by The Wellbriety Training Institute, will be hosted by the Fancy Free Learning, 303 11th Ave. W. Free childcare and meals will be provided every Monday from 5:30-8/8:30...

Polson man sentenced to 10 years for assault

A Polson man was sentenced at District Court in Polson on Aug. 11 to 10 years under the supervision of the director of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services after being convicted of aggravated assault. Harley Gene Press, 26, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in District Court on No...

Professor suggests new way to approach students’ traumas Professor suggests new way to approach students’ traumas

MONTANA — In recent years, the effect of trauma on students’ educations has become more widely recognized, but Montana State University researcher Christine Stanton says an important question remains: How can education research help when education itself is traumatic for many students? Stanton...

Behavioral health services expansion proposed

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Adam Meier announced the agency is seeking public comment on its federal application to expand mental health and substance use treatment services through the Healing and Ending Addiction through Recovery and Treatmen...

Building better backup Building better backup

By the time Kiki Radermacher, a mental health therapist, arrived at a Missoula home on an emergency 911 call in late May, the man who had called for help was backed into a corner and yelling at police officers. The home, which he was renting, was about to be sold. He had called 911 when his fear of becomi...

Montanans encouraged to make brain health a priority

News from the Alzheimer’s Association of Montana MONTANA — With COVID-19 vaccines rolling out across the country, many Americans are looking forward to resuming their lives and returning to normal. During June, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association ur...

$10M bolsters MT mental health, substance use disorder programs

News from the office of Senator Tester   U.S. Senate  —  Thanks to funding secured in the American Rescue Plan, Montana is set to receive $10,012,392 in community grant funding to support mental health and substance use disorder services, U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced. The Sub...

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...

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