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September is National Recovery Month

An opportunity to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and encourages individuals in need of treatment and recovery services to seek help. Talk to us today about the solutions available to help you take the first step towards recovery. Our goal at CCCHC is to provide assistance to individuals and families who experience emotional and coping problems and those who have serious and persistent mental illness. Services are available for children, adolescents and adults experiencing a wide range of problems. Call CCCHC today for more information or to schedule an appointment, 7018734445.

Family Game Night

Join CCCHC is celebrating National Recovery Month! You are invited to a family game night at Beulah Civic Center on Friday, Sept 13 from 6:00‐9:00 p.m. Bring the family for a fun evening filled with education, games and snacks.

Coal Country Clinics Closed Labor Day

All CCCHC Clinics will be closed Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day. We will open regular hours on Tuesday, September 3rd. Have a safe holiday weekend!

Profile by Sanford is coming to Hazen

Profile by Sanford will be offering a FREE introductory session in Hazen on Tuesday, September 10th, 5:30 p.m. in the Sakakawea Medical Center Conference Room. The session is free and open to the public and will cover program basics and discuss options for offering the program locally. Profile by Sanford provides nutrition, activity, and lifestyle coaching to help members lose weight and keep the weight off.

Turning 65 Medicare Basics

Join us in Beulah for a Medicare Basics informational session. The session will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., on Friday, August 23rd at Coal Country Community Health Center — Beulah Clinic Conference Room; preregistration is requested. Call Mercer County NDSU Extension Office 7018735195 to register or for more information.

National Breastfeeding Month

Breastfeeding is a vital component of sustainable development and a critical component to end malnutrition. Custer Health provides a number of resources that can help give you the confidence and support that many new moms need to breastfeed. Contact Heidi Moore, certified lactation counselor, at 7018734433 for more information.

Well Child Checks

Are you on track? Coal Country Community Health Center is offering backpacks filled with summer fun! Children ages 3‐6 years old must complete their Well Child Check in the month of August or September to receive a backpack. Call to schedule an appointment for your child at any of the CCCHC Clinic locations!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunization, or vaccination, helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get their shots – just like kids do. During National Immunization Awareness Month, we encourage you, your friends, families and coworkers to stay up to date on their shots. Call any CCCHC Clinic today to schedule an appointment!

Diabetes Prevention Program

This FREE 26 session program offers a Lifestyle Coach who will guide you on weight loss, increasing your physical activity and making small lifestyle changes that are proven to reduce the development of diabetes. Classes begin on August 13th, 11:30 AM at the CCCHC Beulah Clinic. Call Janet Wanek for more information or to register, 7018734445.

NDHA Members Participate in Caregiver Telephone Town Hall on Hospital Discharge

NDHA members participated in a telephone town hall hosted by AARP North Dakota on July 16 about the CARE Act, passed during the 2019 North Dakota legislative session, which addressed the role of family caregivers in the hospital discharge process. The event featured hospital and healthcare experts Molly Nelson, RN and Nursing Care Coordinator, Sakakawea Medical Center, Hazen; Dr. Laurie Signorelli, interim leader of Case Management, CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck; and Nikki Willett, Social Services Manager, Sanford Health, Bismarck, who discussed how the new law will provide clarity to caregivers to help them prepare for a loved one’s discharge from the hospital. Topics of discussion included questions that family members should ask, what to expect at discharge, who you should get in touch with if you encounter problems, and the importance of the collaboration between family members and the hospital. A video recording of the discussion is available at: CARE Act Telephone Townhall.