Entries by nlcmh

Board Meeting Sept 17: Virtual and In-Person

The Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority Board of Directors will meet on September 17, 2020 at 2:15 p.m. at Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority, 527 Cobb Street, Cadillac; 105 Hall Street, Traverse City; 2715 S. Townline Road, Houghton Lake; and 204 Meadows Drive, Grayling, plus virtually. Dial 1-810-258-9588 Conference ID 720 161 70 […]

Psychiatrist discusses telehealth and its post-pandemic future

By Joshua Roose,  Cadillac News Telehealth has become more important than ever during this pandemic, and few specialities of medicine are more amenable to this virtual alternative than psychiatry. Dr. Paula Colombo, a psychiatrist with Munson Healthcare and Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority (NLCMHA), said she was using telehealth well before the current pandemic […]

Virtual Board Meeting August 20

The Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority Board will meet on August 20, 2020 at 2:15 p.m. Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority, 204 Meadows Drive, Grayling, and 527 Cobb Street, Cadillac, Michigan; (Dial 1-810-258-9588 Conference ID 420 515 397#). This line will be available 10 minutes before the meeting starts. On July 17, 2020 […]

Virtual Public Hearing July 29

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10:30 am to 12:00 Noon Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority (NLCMHA) will be holding a virtual public hearing to seek community input on: FY 2020 Review FY 2021 Budget and Plan Local mental health needs and priorities Recommendations to improve NLCMHA services and supports Future needs and direction Written testimony […]

Virtual Board Meeting July 16

The Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority Board will meet virtually on July 16, 2020 at 2:15 p.m. Dial: 1-810-258-9588 Conference ID 245 723 134#. This line will be available 10 minutes before the meeting starts. This call will be recorded. Meetings are open to the Public and begin at 2:15 p.m. Committee of the […]

Virtual Board Meeting June 18

The Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority Board will meet virtually on June 18, 2020 at 2:15 p.m. Dial 1-810-258-9588, Conference ID # 497 608 892#. This line will be available 10 minutes before the meeting starts. This call will be recorded. On May 6, 2020 Governor Whitmer signed into effect Executive Order 2020-75. In […]

Mental Health Renewal: Some Ideas!

You already know the reality at this point – disrupted routine, boredom, kids home that demand attention, yearning for personal connection, trying to be productive and engage in meaningful activities. How do you reach beyond your current circumstances and bring color to your day, have structure, meaning, and texture in your life? Mental Health Renewal […]

How to Support Children (and yourself) during COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has changed many things about our daily lives. But even during this uncertain time, it’s a sure thing that our children are still learning, growing, and developing. Everyone can help support a child’s healthy development (and it may even help relieve your stress!). Just a few minutes and some simple, free activities […]

Virtual Board Meeting May 21

The Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority Board will meet virtually on May 21, 2020 at 2:15 p.m. On May 6, 2020 Governor Whitmer signed into effect Executive Order 2020-75. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by limiting the number of people at public gatherings, this order suspends the rules and procedures […]

Support During These Trying Times

Anyone in the community may take advantage of the myStrength self-care tools available through Northern Lakes. If you already have a myStrength account, check out the new COVID-19 support resources. If you don’t have a myStrength account, try any of these activities below (click on the text) and at the end of each you can […]