May is Mental Health Month and it has never been more important than this year. Just weeks ago, we had no idea that our world was going to be turned upside down by COVID-19. Or that the associated worry, isolation, loneliness, and anxiety would be something that literally everyone would experience. This year’s May is […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 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 […]
Remember we are still here! Our 24/7 crisis number is 1-833-295-0616. We are pleased to be able to offer the myStrength online resource to help manage stress. To access it, download the myStrength app at any app store, or visit myStrength.com and use the free access code: NLCMHCommunity. You may also find tips to help […]
NLCMHA offices will remain open – 24/7 crisis services will continue First, please know that we will keep our NLCMHA offices open and continue to provide services. However, we will be changing how those services are delivered to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Staff will continue assisting the people we serve. They […]
We are canceling the free “Community Connects” program on Monday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Leelanau Studios (10781 E Cherry Bend Rd, Traverse City) because of the COVID-19 virus in order to help people safe. We hope to reschedule this event in April. Come back for updates. In the meantime […]
The State of Michigan aims to redesign the behavioral health system in Michigan, possibly as soon as October 2022. With major change there are also concerns. Many are worried that this change may take away services and supports they currently receive. We at Northern Lakes have concerns about the new plan. Michigan Department of Health […]
Learn about the MDHHS plan to redesign the behavioral health system in Michigan. There will be public forums and opportunities to give input. Important links to the topic are included. Also in this issue is important information about the upcoming U.S. Census… and a bit of fun! We hope you enjoy the Winter 2020 Our […]
Anyone in the community with any kind of mental health issue is welcome to find oasis at Kandu Island Drop-in Center in Traverse City. The program is free and is open to anyone who needs a safe place to just be. To learn more about Kandu and what is available there, we invite you to […]