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 [...]
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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 [...]
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, [...]
The movie, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, is playing at the State Theatre in Traverse City at 5:30 p.m. tonight as part of Suicide Prevention Week 2012 activities. This youth and family-friendly picture (PG-13) follows a teen struggling with thoughts of suicide. Join us to watch as he triumphs and thrives [...]
This past year, we offered mini-grants to support projects created by people with mental health issues themselves. One of these grants was to create bookmarks which contain the poetry of Annamarie Lawrence as a community education project “To Modify The Bully.” These have been distributed at libraries, schools, and health fairs [...]
We have scheduled three public hearings to seek input from and share information regarding current services and future system direction with people served, their families, advocates, and community members.
We are especially interested in receiving comment on local needs and priorities, and recommendations to improve the delivery of services and supports [...]
Northern Lakes Community Mental Health (NLCMH) and the Crawford County Department of Human Services (DHS) are teaming up to provide a training workshop for foster parents and relative caregivers on caring for children who have experienced trauma. The workshop will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the [...]
Children’s staff at Northern Lakes CMH have been planning for a month for this week to celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness.
In Houghton Lake and Grayling, there will be coloring contests and essay contests, with gift card prizes donated by staff. In addition, there will be healthy snacks and water in the lobby, also donated by [...]
On Saturday, June 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., there will be an inaugural Crawford County Health and Safety Fair located at the AuSable Primary School, at 306 Plum Street in Grayling.
This event has only been possible because of the work and support of several different businesses and organizations in our community in an effort [...]
The Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health declares the first week in May as National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme for the week of May 3-7, 2010 is “Promoting Positive Mental Health from Birth to Adulthood.”
To combat stigma, advocates and community members may be seen wearing green ribbons to signify new growth, [...]