Recovery Lecture Speaker 9/28

This year's Recovery Lecture speaker, visiting us from far away Vancouver, is International Special Olympian Matthew Williams.

Matthew's recovery story of struggle and hope will inspire and challenge all who join us this year for this free open-to-the-public event. We look forward to a big audience, and I hope you join us.

On Wednesday, September 28 there are two opportunities to hear Matthew:

1 pm at Magnuson Inn Franklin Square - 7th floor
7 pm a...
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NAMI Family-to-Family Course Starts January 21, 2015

The Keweenaw Area Affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be offering a free course for family members, partners and significant others of individuals living with a serious mental illness such as:

Major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder.

A series of 12 sessions structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with...
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Mental Health First Aid Training

On November 19 and 20, 2014 Taryn Mack and Brian Rendel from the CCMH Institute provided Mental Health First Aid Training to 23 participants. The trainees included several Michigan State Police Troopers, Houghton City Police Officers, EMT personnel, and representatives from other community organizations and general community members. The training was warmly received.


Mental Health First Aid focuses on helping people who are experiencing mental health problems. For more info...
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Getting Sacked and Bouncing Back

HOUGHTON - Eric Hipple had bouts of depression when he was attending Utah State University to play football in the 1970s, but it wasn't until many years later he realized he had a problem and started getting help for it.

Hipple, who played quarterback for the Detroit Lions for 10 years before retiring, spoke about recognizing the signs of depression and the types of treatment for it at the Magnuson Hotel in Houghton. The event ...
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Quilting for a Cause

HOUGHTON - In 2005 Beth Jukuri began making quilts, which she eventually came to realize were actually a form of therapy to help her recover her self-esteem she lost after years of sexual abuse when she was a child.

During a showing of her quilts Wednesday at the Copper Country Mental Health Rice Memorial Center, many of which include a woman in various situations, the 46-year-old Jukuri said the therapy she got from making the quilts was not suggested by a mental health professional....
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Houghton, MI 49931
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515 Quartz Street.
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