October, 2019
Northland Healthy Minds- Notes and News
Yes- I want to become a Make It OK Ambassador!
Northland Healthy Minds is hosting a Make It OK ambassador training opportunity. This train-the-trainer opportunity will prepare participants to deliver Make It OK training to the local community.
  • Do you want to learn more about how to make it ok to talk about mental illness?
  • Do you want to help reduce the stigma of mental illness?
  • Join us for a Make It OK Ambassador Training
Upcoming Meetings:


Find all of our upcoming events on our Community Events Calendar!
KEY MESSAGES:
It's OK to have a mental illness- many people do. 

It's OK to talk about mental illness- talking makes us feel less alone.
 
It's OK to get help with mental illness- life can get better.
10/16/2018 Tuesday 11am- 1pm
Shaping a Healthier Community
Clyde Iron Works
2920 W. Michigan St., Duluth
Bridging Health Duluth invites citizens and stakeholders who work on improving our community’s health to an important event. We will be taking a brief look back at the 2016-19 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and implementation plan. Then, we will review Duluth’s latest health metrics and use this data, combined with your expertise, to engage in a priority-setting exercise to shape our community’s next CHNA.
See the latest key health metrics and then share your valuable input to answer this question: What are the priority health needs of Duluth?
Free lunch will be provided. No need to RSVP.
10/11/2018 Thursday
Collateral Damage: The Impacts of My Mother's Mental Illness on Me
Author Cate Grace will share her experiences growing up in a family struggling with the impacts of her mother’s mental illness. 
Copies of her book “Collateral Damage: the impacts of my mother’s mental illness on me” will be available for sale. Learn More
Northland Healthy Minds
Mission: Northland Healthy Minds is a collaborative of businesses, organizations and people in Northeastern Minnesota and Douglas County, Wisconsin, working together to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness through community outreach and education, so that all those affected by mental illness know how to seek support and resources without the barriers created by stigma.

Vision: Northland Healthy Minds envisions a world where anyone can get the support and assistance they deserve for their mental illness without fear of discrimination, marginalization, and criminalization due to stigma.