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Free Parent Training: Parenting in a Culture of Gentleness

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 [...]

Making the next generation tobacco-free

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 [...]

Northern Lakes CMH to Present at SXI Parent Network on Nov. 18

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 [...]

Open House in Traverse City: Thursday, Oct 24

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 [...]

Open House in Cadillac this week: Wednesday, Oct 16

Please join us in Cadillac this Wednesday 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! The local Patriots Choir will perform at 3:45, tours begin at 4:00 p.m. and there will be brief remarks at [...]

Open House in Grayling this week: Thursday, October 10

Please join us in Grayling this Thursday for our Open House, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. We are excited to share our enthusiasm with you about what we do and to show off our renovated building!
Our Grayling office building at 204 Meadows Drive underwent significant expansion and renovation earlier this year. The open house will [...]

Special Opportunity! Free Conflict Resolution Workshop

When you are in a heated disagreement with someone, do you…

Make sure that you get your point across, or
Hold back, waiting for a better time to deal with it, or
Make sure the other one gets what they want, or
Agree to give a little if they do too, or
Figure out a way to make it work [...]

Free Workshop on Preparing for the Autism Insurance Benefit

The Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAOM) is coming to Munson Medical Center in Traverse City on October 15, 2012 to help explain the upcoming changes to the Michigan insurance code to cover autism. The workshop will be held two times – at 12:30 p.m. and at 6:00 p.m. – and will last [...]

Want to get involved?

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health is accepting applications for individuals who would like to become a member on the Recipient Rights Advisory and Appeals Committee. The applicant must have received or is receiving services from a community mental health services program or services from the private sector equivalent to those offered by [...]

State Theatre Night a Grand Success!

About 175 people attended last night’s free community movie night at the State Theatre in Traverse City to see It’s Kind of a Funny Story.
Pictured (L-R) before the movie are Elizabeth Black, Project Coordinator, PAYS – Partnership Against Youth Suicide; Michael Estes, Mayor of Traverse City; Cynthia Petersen, Community/Provider Relations at NLCMH; and Bradley Will, [...]

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