Suicide Prevention Community Training

Suicide persists as a major public health problem in Montana. Montana has been at or near the top in the nation for the rate of suicide for nearly four decades. In the past ten years (2005-2014), the crude rate of suicide in Montana is 22.33 per 100,000 people (the national rate during that period is 12.22 per 100,000). […]

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Youth Mental Health First Aid-Big Sky, MT

In the most recent survey, approximately 37,000 adult Montanans (4.9% of all adults) per year had a serious mental illness. That percentage is similar to the national percentage. Montana’s percentage of mental health treatment of adults with any mental health illness was higher than the national percentage. Approximately 75,00 adult Montanans received mental health treatment or counseling. […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flathead County

Big Brothers Big Sisters is not your typical organization. They help children realize their potential and build their futures. They nurture children and strengthen communities. They believe that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters live in low-income and single-parent families, […]

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Building Active Glendive

Dawson County and the city of Glendive (the county seat) are working hard to make their streets safer for walking and biking. Due to the oil boom in past years in eastern Montana and North Dakota, car and truck traffic in this small rural county had greatly increased and exacerbated safety issues for pedestrians and bicyclists. In addition, […]

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NA @ 10K Meeting

The use of narcotics is a significant problem that many Montanans are faced with. Whether it is alcohol, meth, or anything in between, many Montanans struggle every day to cope with their addition and actively seek help doing so. In the most recent survey, 10.77 percent of Montanans reported using illicit drugs in the past […]

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Health in the 406

Recently the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) introduced a new series of Health messages called Health in the 406. These messages focus on various public health topics designed to raise awareness and help Montanans live healthier lives. To view these messages or subscribe to have these messages delivered to your inbox, visit […]

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Montana Arthritis Program

Montana Arthritis Program The Montana Arthritis, in collaboration with the Arthritis Foundation, is working to improve the quality of life for people affected by arthritis by increasing awareness about appropriate arthritis self-management activities and expanding the reach of exercise programs proven to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis. These programs include the […]

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Columbus Senior Center Diabetes Class

The Columbus Senior Citizens Center will be hosting a fun and interactive wellness course teaching participants about diabetes and pre-diabetes. Montana ranks 8th in the country in diabetes rates with 8.8% of people diagnosed (Americas Health Ratings) Did you know….. 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the population have diabetes. Diagnosed:21.0 million people. Undiagnosed:8.1 million people […]

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The Crow Men’s Health Project

A partnership between Montana State University faculty and Crow men to work collaboratively to identify and address health issues of concern   The Crow Men’s Health Project began in 2007 as a partnership between Montana State University faculty and Crow men to work collaboratively to identify and address health issues of concern. Differing from other […]

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CATCH

The CATCH Program established that healthy habits in childhood can promote behavior changes that can last a lifetime. CATCH stands for a Coordinated Approach To Child Health.  CATCH  is a coordinated school health program that promotes physical activity, healthy foods and tobacco prevention. CATCH reaches kids from preschool through 8th grade and has been implemented […]

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Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

  We are a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations working together to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, public education, public policy, and program development in Montana. The Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is a dual coalition that was established in 1986 in order to strengthen the support systems serving survivors […]

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Livingston Health Care Programs

  Livingston HealthCare serves and strengthens the Park County region as a healthcare provider, as the county’s largest employer, and as a community citizen. Beyond the healthcare services we provide, they offer community benefit services and programs that promote health, healing and overall well-being.   Livingston HealthCare helps to prepare your child for life and […]

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