Do’s and Don’ts of Suicide Prevention
Source: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 2021) (Submitted by Seasons Center) Conversation is key. Here are some do’s and don’ts when addressing the topic of suicide. DO Be direct. Talk openly […]
What is Secondary Trauma?
(Submitted by Seasons Center) Secondary Trauma is emotional stress that is a result of witnessing trauma and its effects, hearing about firsthand experiences of trauma, and/or repetitive and constant intake […]
Iowa Medicaid COVID-19 Unwind
(Source: Iowa HHS website) During the COVID-19 public health emergency, Iowa Medicaid was required to keep continuous healthcare coverage for all members and expand benefits. As the public health emergency […]
How Do We Stop Stigma?
(Source: Make It Ok/makeitok.org) The answer is conversation. Try these simple tips for talking. Stop the silence. If someone discloses that they have a mental illness, they are opening up to […]
UDMO Back to School Applications Available
Clay County Upper Des Moines 2023-2024 Back-To-School Applications are now available. Applications will be accepted for students attending Head Start, Spencer grades 6-12, and K-12 in other Clay County school […]