Five Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Behavioral Health, Nutrition Services, Rehabilitation Services|Tags: , , |

Put the happy back in your holiday season Everyone feels added stress around the holidays. Whether it is the financial burden associated with the season of giving, or time constraints when dealing with travel and fitting in visits with family, the holidays can be very complicated. Luckily, several local experts have suggestions for both coping [...]

Bringing hope

September 26th, 2016|Categories: Behavioral Health, Kootenai Health, News/Events, Nursing|Tags: |

NIC partners with Kootenai Health to offer Mental Health Assistant course Story by Kaye Thornbrugh Photo by Tom Greene Kimberly Enos has known pain. Years ago, when she was in a dark place, she landed in a behavioral health unit, with a nurse at her bedside to monitor her. The nurse listened to Enos, empathized [...]

Northern Idaho Crisis Center now open

December 9th, 2015|Categories: Behavioral Health, Kootenai Health, News/Events|Tags: , |

Idaho’s second mental health crisis center is now open. The Northern Idaho Crisis Center is located in an existing building on the Kootenai Health campus. Renovations on the space were completed earlier this week. Local agencies celebrated the center's grand opening on Tuesday, December 8. Read the Coeur d'Alene Press's article about the grand opening. Former FBI [...]

Manage Holiday Stress

November 18th, 2014|Categories: Behavioral Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Finding an appropriate balance during the holiday season is key. By Andrea Nagel Everyone feels a little added stress around the holidays. Whether it is the financial burden associated with the season of giving, or time constraints when dealing with travel and fitting in visits with family; the holidays can be very complicated. Luckily, experts [...]