Tagged: Mental health

From farm, to table, to community

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

NAMI Far North, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is taking a unique approach to fundraising, and chapter president Ellie Lizotte …

Living Life:

By Dianne Smith
Reader Columnist

Jeff D. was a 15-year-old who, after being declared emotionally disturbed and mildly mentally disabled, was placed in the custody of the state of Idaho. …

NAMI to start crisis hotline

By Cameron Rasmusson
Reader Staff

If you’re in the midst of a mental health crisis after hours in Sandpoint, you don’t have many places to turn.

You could try the …

The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Connection

By Kari Clark

Reader Contributor

 

Mental illness is common among those suffering from substance abuse. In fact, in 1992 Congress established the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration …