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1/26/2021
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According to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 19.7 million American adults battled a substance use disorder in 2017. Substance misuse is something that impacts people from all walks of life, regardless of age, gender, or socioeconomic status. Has a family member raised concerns about your substance...
1/13/2021
Debating what to do after a positive pregnancy test
By Susan R. Grundysen, LMSW | The Village Family Service Center You’re pregnant. This wasn’t part of your plan. There’s no doubt you have thoughts and questions swirling in your brain right now. Sometimes deciding what to do about an unintended pregnancy is easy. Other times, the questions and answers...
1/8/2021
Two men talking
Eyes wandering out the window, daydreaming about what you’re going to do later, or asking somebody to repeat themselves because you missed what they just said – we’ve all been there. One social habit that most of us can improve upon is listening . When you listen to someone with...
12/22/2020
Harper received school-based mental health services from The Village
Harper Woltjer’s struggles with school-related anxiety started in kindergarten and worsened each year. Her tummy hurt every day. She didn’t want to ride the bus or go to school. This shy, artistic girl would cry and work herself up to the point of vomiting. By second grade, her Mooreton, ND,...
12/16/2020
Man giving a gift
Does someone in your life need a little pick-me-up? A gift from the heart can go a long way in showing a friend or family member that you care. Picking out gifts for others can be difficult, but one place to start is by purchasing gifts that prioritize mental health...