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What Happens to Our Bodies When We Laugh? May 3, 2019

Finding humor in the circumstances of life can lift moods with laughter and help people better deal with and overcome difficult experiences.When we laugh:Our stress hormone levels decrease.Our heart, lungs and muscles are stimulated.There is increased activity in parts of...

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Work-Life Balance May 2, 2019

Finding a reason to laugh, walking with a friend, meditating, playing with a pet, or working from home once a week can go a long way in making you both physically and mentally healthy.Did you know that the mental and...

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National Mental Health Awareness Month May 1, 2019

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, an opportunity for providers, advocates and individuals living with mental illness to reflect and raise awareness.This month's observance will focus on the mind-body connection and the way our overall mood and well-being can...

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month Apr 1, 2019

At FBH, we have incorporated Trauma-Informed Care practices into our treatment programs because we know that trauma - especially in childhood - alters everything about a person, from worldview to coping skills.Our understanding of trauma today is based on groundbreaking...

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The Cost of Depression Mar 4, 2019

Depression affects more than 16 million Americans and is the leading cause of disability worldwide, costing the U.S. economy $210.5 billion per year in absenteeism, reduced productivity and medical costs, according to the Center for Workplace Mental Health. In addition...

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New Crisis Line Will Serve the Region Sep 24, 2018

A new regional crisis line operated by Frontier Behavioral Health will come online by Jan. 1, 2019, and serve Spokane, Stevens, Lincoln, Adams, Pend Oreille and Ferry counties. The toll free number is 1.877.266.1818. FBH will contract with the Spokane...

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