We aren’t always clear with one another in our communication. Right now seems particularly difficult to many people with so many messages about so many things going on in our society.
Ertz’s Native American cultural and family connections run deep. She grew up in rural South Dakota, and her father is a psychologist as well. Watching him serve other people during her childhood influenced the decision to choose behavioral health.
Stress manifests itself both mentally and physically, effecting everyone in some form. The International Stress Management Association recognizes the first full week in November as International Stress Awareness Week.
the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health Department held its first QPR suicide prevention training for Tribal employees. QPR stands for “question, persuade and refer.”
National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development honored Glenna Stumblingbear-Riddle, Ph.D., as a member of the Native American 40 Under Forty class of 2017. She joined community-nominated winners who were celebrated during a September NCAIED gala at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington. Dr. Stumblingbear-Riddle is a licensed health service psychologist, director of behavioral Read More »
People are different and the ways in which they handle stress are also different. What may be stressful to you may not be to another; therefore, it is important to keep in mind that just because you are stressed does not mean that you are weak. It means that you have become alarmed to a Read More »
CPN’s Behavioral Health Department Coordinator, Dr. Glenna Stumblingbear-Riddle, recently won an early career award from the Oklahoma Psychological Association for her work in the field of behavioral health. According to Gail Poyner, OPA chairman, “Dr. Stumblingbear-Riddle is an exemplary psychologist and shows an ongoing dedication to the profession of psychology”. Poyner continued, “Dr. Stumblingbear-Riddle is Read More »
The loss of a loved one can be a devastating experience, and in many instances can result in a normal time of grieving. Yet for some, that time of mourning may be prolonged and difficult to move past. Assistance in working through these feelings to a sense of normalcy is available through the CPN Health Read More »
For an issue so prevalent in American society, what is commonly known as substance abuse is a difficult issue to address. The challenge stems from the issue being widely misunderstood. Unlike cancer or pneumonia, it is one of the few recognized diseases which carries a stigma of embarrassment or shame. In recent years though, both Read More »
With two clinics and 12 different departments, the Citizen Potawatomi Health Services offers a variety of facilities and programs to Native Americans and the tribe’s employees. While the CPN Health Clinics are the most visible manifestation of these offerings, programs like Behavioral Health play a vital role in the local health community. To learn more Read More »