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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 […]

Virtual Board Meeting April 16

The Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority Board will meet on April 16, 2020 at 2:15 p.m. Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority, Dial 1-231-935-3970. This line will be available 10 minutes before the meeting starts. On March 18, 2020 Governor Whitmer signed into effect Executive Order 2020-15. In an effort to reduce the spread […]

Telehealth Safety Net Grant Received!

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority (NLCMHA) has been awarded a 2020 Rapid Response: Safety Net Telehealth Initiative Grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for $37,140. Funds will be used to purchase equipment to provide virtual behavioral health services in response to public health risks of in-person care due to COVID-19. Karl V. Kovacs, […]

Guided Meditation: Inner Calm in Turbulent Times

Don’t forget about the myStrength self-care tools available to you. Log in if you already have a myStrength account to see new COVID-19 support resources. If you don’t have a myStrength account, try out this Inner Calm in Turbulent Times activity; Click Here and at the end you can sign up for more.

NLCMHA COVID-19 Response

NLCMHA Important Numbers 24/7 Crisis 1-833-295-0616 New! COVID-19 Warm Help Line for Stress, Anxiety, Depression 1-800-492-5742 Customer Services 1-800-337-8598 Access to Services 1-800-492-5742 Traverse City Office 231-922-4850 Cadillac Office 231-775-3463 Houghton Lake Office 989-366-8550 Grayling Office 989-348-8522   NLCMHA offices  remain open — 24/7 crisis services continue Anyone experiencing a mental health crisis may call […]