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…

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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…

NorthLakes Earns Designation From Human Rights Campaign

NorthLakes Community Clinic earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer” Designation in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index Nationwide, in addition to 495 “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leaders”, 193 health care providers earned “Top Performer” designation in the Healthcare Equality Index WASHINGTON — Today, NorthLakes Community Clinic announced their “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top…

Back to School Expectations

Submitted by Ellyn Conhartoski, M.Ed, LPC-IT As a new school year draws near, parents, teachers, and students are anxious, scared, nervous, and confused. Many questions and fears linger without clear answers. The new normal of COVID-19 has meant adapting to the lifestyle changes and managing the fear and anxiety of potentially contracting or spreading the…