Your Health is Essential

NorthLakes Community Clinic has a suggestion for something you can do to “get back to normal”, which is something that everyone is hoping for, right? Here it is: Go see your doctor. Go see the dentist. Make those chiropractic visits. Have a session with your therapist. Maintain your care. This is something that people have…

Our Commitment to Addiction

Submitted by Brenda Goettl, CSW, CSAC, ICS, LPC COVID-19 has turned many of our lives upside down. Perhaps one of the most vulnerable and hard hit communities is those who are in Recovery. But, this message isn’t about the devastating impact isolation and fear can have on those in recovery. It is about a message…

Multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Group

The Multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Group is an 8-week virtual group for people living with chronic pain conditions and looking for approaches beyond medication.Group members are expected to participate in all sessions for maximum benefit. Each session will feature a presentation and discussion with a different chronic pain specialist working in the Hayward area: Physiatry (rehabilitation…

Vaccinate Early This Flu Season

Submitted by Lori Cannon, RN NorthLakes Community Clinic We’re heading into flu season, and this year it’s more important than ever to get your flu shot. With the pandemic still going strong in much of the country, scientists and medical professionals are concerned about this year’s flu season overlapping with COVID-19. There are a number…

Thank you 3M

NorthLakes Community Clinic – Turtle Lake began substance use disorder counseling in June 2020 as part of their efforts to establish a comprehensive recovery program in Turtle Lake. Brenda Goettl, LPC, CSAC, ICS, CSW is leading the program in the Turtle Lake area with over 30-years of experience within recovery. The program assists people suffering…

Parents of Neurodiverse Children – Therapy Group

This Google Meets-based (video conferencing) therapy group is for parents who have children who are neurodiverse. Neurodiversity includes those with traumatic brain injuries, autism, ADHD, and cerebral palsy. The intention of the therapy group is to teach parents skills in motivational interviewing. Motivational interviewing is a collaborative conversation style that offers a framework for strengthening…