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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Laughter is an instant vacation. 
~Milton Berle

Fall seven times, stand up eight. ~Japanese proverb

Online Plan Finder Offers Unbiased Information for Medicare Beneficiaries

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched their popular web-based Medicare Plan Finder, which allows people to look at available local drug and health plan options for the 2012 benefit year. The Plan Finder was the most popular tool on Medicare’s site in 2010. This year, there is an earlier annual enrollment [...]

Wellness Tips from Peers

From the September 2011 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance e-Update The Facing Us Clubhouse is an online “home” for health and wellness, where consumers who have discovered small ways to make big differences in their recovery can share wellness tips. Visit the Clubhouse to be inspired by your peers… and to pass on some of [...]

PBS Documentary Chronicles History of Disability Rights Movement

‘Lives Worth Living’ Premiere! On October 27, 2011 (check local listing for time) the PBS Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens will premiere Lives Worth Living. This is the first television history of the decades-long struggle for equal rights for people with disabilities. The film traces the development of the disability rights movement from its [...]

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. ~Anatole France

Action Group Minutes from October 2011

We had a good meeting of the Northern Lakes CMH Action Group by videoconference this morning. We: reviewed how the celebration day went in September, discussed improvements we can make for next year’s celebration, talked about the upcoming Art of Recovery show (deadline to submit art is Oct. 17), shared a bit about the distribution [...]

Sometimes our candle goes out, but is blown into flame by an encounter with another human being. ~Albert Schweitzer

National Depression Screening Day

Today is National Depression Screening Day, October 6, 2011. In 1995 I was at our primary care doctor for my son’s well child check up. I hadn’t been well and we (myself, my family and many friends) didn’t know what was wrong and I hadn’t gone to a doctor yet as I didn’t know what [...]

Inspirational quote of the week

Only as high as I reach can I grow. Only as far as I seek can I go. Only as deep as I look can I see. Only as much as I dream can I be. ~Karen Ravn

If you or someone you know is at immediate risk of seriously harming themselves or someone else, call 911.


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