Every psychological disorder, including depression, has some behavioral components.
Depressed children often lack energy and enthusiasm. They become withdrawn, irritable, and sulky. They may feel sad, anxious, and restless. They may have problems in school and frequently lose interest in activities they once enjoyed.
Some parents might think that medication is the solution for depression-related problem behaviors. [...]
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Parenting can be frustrating when we feel that we are always waiting for the next crisis or difficulty to happen. We can find ourselves always reacting to daily challenges instead of having a solid plan to prevent things from falling apart.
This day long (7-hour) training will focus on 6 key elements for developing positive and [...]
Over the last 50 years, more than 20 million Americans have died from smoking.
Today’s report, The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General, comes a half century after the historic 1964 Surgeon General’s report, which concluded that cigarette smoking causes lung cancer. Over the last 50 [...]
Parents, guardians, and families of individuals with Severe Multiple Impairment (SXI) are invited to learn about CMH Services specific to SXI. The parent led group will be held on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Disability Network in Traverse City. Gail Goldsmith, Caseworker at Northern Lakes Community Mental Health, will [...]
Please join us in Traverse City on Thursday, October 24, for our Open House, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Staff have been busy planning displays and look forward to sharing what we do with our community! Tours begin at 4:00 p.m. and there will be brief remarks at about 4:30.
The Northern Lakes CMH [...]