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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Video: Look Closer – Robert

Here is one of the videos which explains that people are not their illness – they are our brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles – they are individuals. Stigma and self-stigma get in the way of recovery. Attending some kind of group can really help! You may view all the videos on the new Northern [...]

Remember sadness is always temporary. This, too, shall pass. ~ Chuck T. Falcon

Death is no stranger to people with mental illness, by Mary Beth Evans

Death is no stranger to people with mental illness. Throughout history, those with mental illness have been neglected, shunned, and even killed because of the belief that they are “bewitched,” “crazy,” “retarded,” etc. Some believed it was even contagious. Excluded from society, without support, they died. Although times have changed and the recovery movement has [...]

Life, by Michelle

Everyday I look around and see the blessings in my life. Even though there are so many times that I have felt so much strife. The smiles on my children’s face teach me how to live, I really try in every way to give and give and give. I lost a friend the other day [...]

Video: Look Closer – Mary Beth

Here is one of the videos which explains that recovery is an ongoing process and different for everyone. It’s okay to have a setback. Expect Recovery! You may view all the videos on the new Northern Lakes CMH You Tube Channel! Featured there are 15 short videos and a longer video broken into two pieces [...]

Video: Look Closer – Darlene

Here is one of the videos which explains that recovery is possible for everyone and is an unique journey for each person. Developing coping skills for yourself can make a big difference in the recovery process. You may view all the videos on the new Northern Lakes CMH You Tube Channel! Featured there are 15 [...]

Video: Look Closer – Mike

Here is one of the videos which explains about the New Beginnings Drop In Center, which offers a safe haven for people with mental challenges. Community acceptance is important in the recovery process. You may view all the videos on the new Northern Lakes CMH You Tube Channel! Featured there are 15 short videos and [...]

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly. ~ Robert Schuller

National Glaucoma Awareness Month – Do you have diabetes?

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. You can recognize this special month by learning about your risk. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes then it’s important to pay extra attention to your vision. Recent studies show that those with diabetes are 25 times more likely to develop blindness and other eye diseases. Diabetes is the [...]


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