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Hill and Blaine Counties Gearing Up for Graduation and Memorial Day

By: Sue Brurud Hill/ Blaine County Prevention Specialist Our SAAM (Substance Abuse and Misuse) Coalition is planning to send parents with seniors from each of the schools a “Senior Letter” reminding them of the Social Host Ordinance and sharing the information about SAMHSA’s Talk, They Hear You app. (Thank You to Beth at Alliance for …

Stress Management

From the California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief during COVID-19 IMPORTANCE OF STRESS MANAGEMENT DURING THIS TIME This includes the physical and psychological well-being of all individuals. We are mindful that the public health policies and interventions necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19 are affecting all facets of society and our daily lives. These …

6 Days of Take-aways from CADCA Trainer Takeover

  Day #1- CADCA Forum Trainer Take over- Engaging sectors to create and update objectives, now that coalitions are doing their work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have currently been doing webinars for families, continuing coalition meetings via zoom, check in’s with our student groups, and activities through zoom and social media. In addition …

DPHHS Announces Expansion of Mental Health Resources to Help Montanans During COVID-19

Hours expanded for Warmline; resources increased for Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and THRIVE  Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Director Sheila Hogan announced today an expansion of mental health services to help Montanans who may be experiencing a range of emotions including loneliness, sadness and fear as a result of the current COVID-19 situation. …

Online Meeting Security Recommendations

With remote work expanding across the United States in response to social distancing measures implemented to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, many have turned to holding meetings via Internet-based communications platforms (“online meetings”), such as Zoom, Skype, Polycom RealPresence, and Teams. On March 30, 2020, the FBI released an article warning users that …