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Web Site Resources  

Family General Information Web Sites: 
bulletChild Care Resource and Referral:  http://www.lakesandprairies.net/
bulletEarly Childhood Resources in Fergus Falls:  http://fergusfallseci.org
bullet Early Childhood Developmental milestones
bullethttp://www.cyfc.umn.edu/coveringallfamilies/
bullethttp://www.parenting.umn.edu
bullet http://www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/ParentsForever
bullet http://www.extension.umn.edu
bullet http://MNParentsKnow.info
bullet Talking to children about alcohol
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http://www.zerotothree.org/about-us/funded-projects/parenting-resources/podcast/

 

Mental Health Resources - Otter Tail County
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              1-800-223-4512
Crisis help for you on the phone or in your home. Help for adults, children & families in Clay, Otter Tail and Wilkin Counties in their homes who may be experiencing a stressful event or circumstance that is hard to cope with, or a child or adult’s behavior becomes threatening to self and/or others.

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Other resources:

State Mental Health Advisory website:  Check out the State Mental Health Advisory Website

Bridgeway at Lake Region Hospital:  http://www.lrhc.org/servicesBridgeway.aspx

Lakeland Mental Health Center:  http://www.lmhc.org/

Lutheran Social Services:  http://www.lssmn.org/

Kindred Family Services:  http://www.kindredfamilyservices.org/

The Village Family Service Center:  http://www.thevillagefamily.org/

Mental Health Library: 
http://lrhc.netreturns.biz/healthinfo/topic.aspx?topicId=20022676-5901-4f33-9a47-61ec943bfd2f

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Other Resources for Mental Wellness

The National Institute of Mental Health

The Teen Brain Still Under Construction

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched a website dedicated to the advancement of prevention, treatment and recovery from substance use and mental health disorders. Find More Than 600 Resources Devoted to Countering Mental Health Stigma at:  http://www.stopstigma.samhsa.gov

Report of the Surgeon General's Conference on Children's Mental Health: A National Action Agenda: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/cmh/childreport.htm

National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice:  http://www.ncmhjj.com/faqs/default.asp

President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health: http://www.mentalhealthcommission.gov/presentations/presentations.html

Hawaii Department of Health-Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division.  Evidence Based Services Committee:  Biennial Report: http://www.state.hi.us/health/mental-health/camhd/resources/library/pdf/ebs/ebs-001.pdf

Eating disorder resources:  Eating Disorders

Bipolar Resources
Bipolar Booklet
Bipolar Informational Brochure
Bipolar - Children & Teens
Bipolar - A Parent's Guide

Depression Resources
Women and Depression

Bullying Resources

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Suicide and bullying: Issue brief (SPRC)
 

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Best Practices in Bullying Prevention and Intervention (Stopbullying.gov)
 

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Bullying and Youth Suicide: Breaking the Connection (NASP)
 

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Understanding Bullying (CDC)

 

 

Service Coordination/Disability Services: 

Click here to find out: 

    What is Service Coordination? 

    What is the IIIP?

    Questions for Parents to Ask

    Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit (download)
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Local Resource Telephone Directory:  Otter Tail County Area Services

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Disability Services and Websites:
 
bullet STAR Funding Directory
 
bullet College Guide:  Tools for College
 
bullet Disability Linkage Line:  http://minnesotahelp.info/public/
 
bullet Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative:  http://www.isd935.org/
 
bullet Freedom Resource Center:  http://www.freedomrc.org
 
bullet Freshwater Education District:  http://www.fed.k12.mn.us/ 
 
bullet MNSiC:  http://www.mnsic.org/overview.html
 
bullet PACER Center:  http://www.pacer.org
 
bullet Project C3 Website:  http://www.c3online.org/
 
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Transition Services for Youth:
http://www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/publichealth/transitionservices.php

 
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Programs for persons with Autism and Aspberger’s: 
www.CSI-MN.org
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Programs for persons with Autism and Aspberger’s:
http://www.autism-works.com/
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Programs for persons with Autism and Aspberger’s:
http://upstreamarts.org/
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Blind and Visually Impaired Resources:  click here

Health and Medical Resources

Medical Care
bulletFergus Falls Medical Group www.fergusfallsmedicalgroup.org/
 
bulletLake Region Hospital Fergus Falls:  http://www.lrhc.org/
 
bulletMeritCare Medical Clinics:
- New York Mills: http://www.meritcare.com/medicalservices/locations/info.aspx?id=34
- Ottertail: http://www.meritcare.com/medicalservices/locations/info.aspx?id=113
- Pelican Rapids:  http://www.meritcare.com/medicalservices/locations/info.aspx?id=83
- Perham:  http://www.meritcare.com/medicalservices/locations/info.aspx?id=35
 
bulletPerham Memorial Hospital and Home:  http://www.pmhh.com/

Oral Health

bulletOral health Resources:  http://www.wcif.org/?ECDN
 
bullet "At a Glance" Minnesota Oral Health Summary Report
 
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Minnesota Dept. of Health Oral health website
 

bullet Having trouble finding a dentist to take MN Health Care insurances?  Click here to find help: http://www.wcif.org/events/event_list.asp?show=&group=&start=2%2F23%2F2010&end=&view=&cid=1636

Chemical Health Resources

bullet Minnesota Prevention Resource Center
bullet Parenting Support Group - DrugFree.org
bulletLocal, State and Regional Resources
bullet Talking to children about alcohol
bullet Young Teens and Alcohol
bullet National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of National Findings
bullet Regional Prevention Coordinators
bullet MN Dept of Health Student Surveys
bulletParents: the Anti Drug
bullet Education.com
bullet Drug Free Information
bullet Web MD - Parenting
bullet Learn more about "Bath Salts"

Other Health Care Resources and Information

bulletMinnesota Health Care Systems Resource Guide:
http://www.ombudmhdd.state.mn.us/who/who_toc.htm
 
bulletOral health Resources:  http://www.wcif.org/members/group.asp?id=42072
 
bulletMinnesota Department of Health: http://www.health.state.mn.us/
 
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Community Health Status Indicators Report'
 

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County Health Rankings

 

Truancy Prevention:
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A Closing Thought:  http://www.education-world.com/a_admin/admin057.shtml

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OTC Truancy Prevention Video:  http://hummer.henning.k12.mn.us/SafeVideos/Video.aspx?id=ds9IzXSulGQ

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Abolish Truancy Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TxPU5mWub4

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Lake Washington Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xWINwS5Zx

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MDE one-page summary on the costs and consequences of dropping out of school: http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/StuSuc/DropPrev/index.html

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Boosting Minnesota’s economy by improving high school graduation rates: http://www.all4ed.org/files/Minnesota_seb.pdf 

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The costs of drop out:  http://www.all4ed.org/files/Minnesota_hs.pdf

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High school dropouts in America: http://www.all4ed.org/files/HighSchoolDropouts.pdf

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A map of graduation rates across the nation: http://www.all4ed.org/about_the_crisis/schools/map/

Planning and Evaluation Resources:

Minnesota Department of Education: http://education.state.mn.us/html/mde_home.htm

Minnesota Department of Health: http://www.health.state.mn.us/

Otter Tail County http://www.co.ottertail.mn.us/

Lakes and Prairies Community Action Partnership: http://www.cwoc.net/

Otter Tail Wadena Community Action Council: http://www.otwcac.org/

West Central Minnesota Community Action Council: http://www.wcmca.org/

The Aspen Institute: http://www.aspeninstitute.org/Programt2.asp?i=82

Jobs NOW Coalition: http://www.jobsnowcoalition.org/

Minnesota Compass Data Tool:  Now find data, analysis, commentary and resources for action for all of Minnesota's 87 counties, 7 regions, and the state as a whole. To find your geographic area of interest, click on the map on the homepage, or browse the pull-down menus in the top right corner:   mncompass.org

bullet Quarterly Economic Pulse
bullet Healthy, equitable transportation policy: Recommendations and research
bullet Affordable housing research and recommendations
bullet Reducing racial disparity in the criminal justice system: A manual for practitioners and policy makers
bullet National healthcare disparities report 2008
bullet Blueprints for violence prevention programs that reduce truancy and/or improve attendance rates
bullet Boomers are ready for nonprofits: But are nonprofits ready for them?
bullet The state of the great outdoors: America's parks, public lands and recreation resources
bullet Child Trends & Research
bullet Focus on childhood hunger: A quarterly review of the state of hunger in Minnesota, 1st quarter, 2009

 

 

General Collaborative Information:
bullethttp://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/stats/124D/23.html

 

 

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