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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Promoting Peace Conference: Shining a Light on Mental Health and Wellness

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What is a mental health crisis, and how can we effectively intervene? How does trauma impact attachment, relationships and behavior? What's it like living with a mental health diagnosis? What do people living with a mental health diagnosis want us to know...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Child Care Assistance Plan 2020-2021 Public Review

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Counties and tribes must submit a biennial Child Care Fund Plan to the commissioner. Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) rules and laws allow counties and tribes to establish some local policies and procedures. These local policies and procedures, when i...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

EBT Cards at Farmers Markets

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Wondering how to use your EBT card at Minnesota farmers markets? This short guide answers your questions about everything from which farmers market accept EBT cards to what you can and cannot buy with your card. Read the guide online, starting below, or d...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

U of M provides mental health and stress support for Minnesota farmers

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Editor’s Note

This is the first in a series of articles detailing the University of Minnesota’s outreach to farmers in Greater Minnesota and around the country.

Low farm income, a lingering trade war and other issues affecting agricultur...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Summer Food Service Programs

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Looking for free lunch for your school-aged children this summer? The USDA Food and Nutrition Service can help! Simply go to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service website from there you will be able to search for the locations in your area that will be serv...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Coping With Farm & Rural Stress

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Farming can be a stressful occupation. Often, you live where you work. Your coworkers may be your spouse and/or other family members. While you get to be your own boss, you feel responsible for a lot and can control very little.

Financial problems, price a...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

During periods of extreme heat, people should take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses.

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Extreme Heat Tip Sheet

During periods of extreme heat, people should take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses.Stay cool, hydrated and informed.  

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Stay hydrated

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Mental Health : Mind Matters

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Nearly one in five adults in the U.S. lives with a mental illness, according to the National Institute of Health. The incidence rate may even be higher in Olmsted County, Minnesota, as nearly one-third of Olmsted County residents experienced a mental heal...

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