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SAFE SCHOOLS, SAFE KIDS: Crisis Intervention Training is a Community Asset
By Officer Mike Austin, Davies High School Resource Officer Michael.Austin@fargo.k12.nd.us In June, local School Resource Officers (SROs) attended a week-long Crisis Intervention Training program. Cri...
10/8/13 at 3:26 PM Protecting our children 2/1/13 at 2:53 PM
The Nanny McPhee Effect
"There is something you should understand about the way I work. When you need me but do not want me, then I must stay. When you want me but no longer need me, then I have to go. It's rather sad, reall...
10/8/13 at 10:14 AM Hooooooold on....... 4/18/13 at 5:56 PM
New Year, Old Habits 1/6/13 at 12:51 PM
Where is your mama Miley?
I must confess, I don't really keep up with all the entertainment news. Often, it is not until entertainment news hits mainstream distribution that I have any inkling of what stars are doing to themse...
10/4/13 at 9:52 AM START SHRIEKING! 3/17/13 at 8:39 AM
They are all "our" children... 12/16/12 at 10:49 PM
Freedom Friday: Mindfulness and Meditation
A recent study by Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert (published in the journal NeuroImage) sampled over 2,000 adults during their day-to-day activities and found that 47 percent of the time, the...
7/19/13 at 7:39 AM
Strategic priorities topic of School Board retreat
Moorhead School Board members and district administrators are meeting today at Rustic Oaks to discuss strategic priorities for the district based on results of the recent community engagement initiati...
7/15/13 at 2:14 PM Input from community engagement process to help determine the district’s long-range plans 6/26/13 at 2:09 PM
Guest Post: Waking Up
Todays post is written by a former student of mine who is all grown up, married, and having kids. She mentioned in a Facebook post a while back that she is doing some writing, and I asked her to...
7/2/13 at 7:26 AM Book Review: Troubled Minds 6/28/13 at 9:23 AM
Mental Illness: It is an Illness 6/26/13 at 6:20 AM
When the need is now: ShareHouse, Inc. provides walk-in days
By Meghan Feir Weve all been through it waiting weeks or months for an appointment. Frustration builds and the immediate help you or your loved one direly needs is put on hold. As t...
4/23/13 at 8:25 AM
How To Prepare For A Possible Flood Emotionally
The American Red Cross and Red River Resilience suggest that residents can prepare mentally and emotionally for the 2013 flood by following the 3 Cs of resilience. People are urged to stay Calm, Conne...
3/21/13 at 1:55 PM
A Perfect World
It seems that the start of each new year begins with a drop-shipment of brand new problems, this year is no different. I think many people will see these problems as humanities' imperfections that mus...
12/30/12 at 6:41 AM
Alternatives for Native American Youth
New Groups Emerge with Alternatives for Native American Youth WRITTEN BYANNE EIGEMAN CREATED ONMONDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2012 14:09 October 10, 2012;Source:Open Channel on NBC News In a concluding segm...
10/30/12 at 8:27 AM
Action! NDSCS debuts two new department videos
Today, the NDSCS Culinary Arts and Mental Health/Social Work Transfer programs released exciting new department videos. The Culinary Arts program at NDSCS is a comprehensive program that covers cooki...
10/20/11 at 9:18 AM More department videos in the works! 9/28/11 at 8:43 AM
After the storm
In the months after Hurricane Andrew devastated south Florida in August of 1992, researchers assessing the emotional well-being ofsurvivors made someconcerning observations: When 400 people living in...
6/21/11 at 11:22 AM Social butterflies and the law of correlation 7/30/10 at 4:17 AM
Sick in the workplace 5/17/10 at 7:16 AM
FirstLink: Reach Out When You Need Help
As a member of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, FirstLink is here for you 24 hours a day. Call us at 1-800-273-8255(TALK) for help with an emotional or suicidal crisis. Listen to one person'...
5/13/11 at 12:26 PM
Drinking, Drugs, and Sometimes Guns
There are several places in Duluth that provide help with drugs and drinking problems: Teen Challenge is for adult teens and men in Duluth. Often these are folks who have been involved with other asp...
1/1/11 at 6:13 AM
Funding available for alcohol-free parties
North Dakota communities and organizations can apply for $1,000 in funding for alcohol-free New Years Eve events. The North Dakota Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health and Substance...
11/17/10 at 4:35 PM Alcohol and substance abuse summit planned 9/3/10 at 11:03 AM
Communities raise awareness about alcohol/drug recovery 9/3/10 at 8:39 AM