The Leech Lake Behavioral Health Program is integrated into Primary Care Clinics with a mission to assist clients/patients who are experiencing violence and/or intimate partner violence. Our goal is to support resource and assist the client/patient with as many resources needed to help direct their road to wellness. We will strive for the well-being of our clients which includes Primary Healthcare, Behavioral Health Services and community resourcing.
Leech Lake Behavioral Health integrates behavioral health with primary health care for women and adolescent girls who have experienced or are experiencing trauma, alcohol/drug abuse and/or violence in their lives. The program also assists in Suicide prevention. The program will provide assessments, evaluations education and case management. The program will also assist with Behavioral health therapy with community resourcing.
Three main objectives of Behavioral Health:
- To provide proactive behavioral health assistance to children, youth, and their families living on the three reservations, urban areas, and in Alaskan Native villages;
- To decrease the risk factors that contribute to youth violence, bullying, and suicide;
- To increase the protective factors that are linked to the healthy and safe development of American Indian/ Alaskan Native children and their families.
Behavioral Health provides access to a number of activities for American Indian tribes. Some of those activities are: grief and loss issues, relationships, stress, anxiety, and depression. Historical and generational trauma, living with chronic diseases, Domestic Violence, communications skills, support for lifestyle changes, bullying, well-briety, suicide, leadership skills, and self-esteem building.
- Domestic Violence victims
- Suicide survivors or Survivors of Suicide victims
Walk-ins are welcome. Call for more information.
Bullying: www.teensagainstbullying.org or www.stopbullying.gov or 1-800-786-2929.
Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Youth Suicide Prevention Program
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Sacred Hoop/Violence Against Native Women