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Strengthening Yourself Through Mental Health Services

“There’s something wrong with you.” “Just snap out of it!” “It’s your own fault.” If you’ve had one or more of these connotations directed at you (or maybe you’ve even directed them at yourself), then you already know that the topic of mental health is one that’s surrounded by stigma. Seeking therapy is often viewed – more…

Michel’s House and Willow Way: For Mothers in Recovery

While the underlying causes of addiction are as unique as the people who suffer from them, studies have found that women, on average, tend to progress more quickly from using a substance to addiction than men, and are also more likely to suffer a relapse. Today’s societal pressures suggest that “the perfect mother” is one – more…

Rimrock’s 12 Days of Christmas While in Recovery

From shopping to baking to decorating, most people gladly welcome a little extra help during the holiday season. For those in recovery from Substance Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Mental Illness, that extra help may look a little different, and may come from those you wouldn’t expect. Our Peer Support Specialists are an integral part of – more…

Improving Behavioral Health and Substance Use Services in Montana

Behavioral Health Alliance of Montana’s (BHAM) vision is to ensure that quality, community-based services are available and accessible to people, families, and communities in need. BHAM’s mission is to achieve their vision with effective advocacy and support of service providers. As Chairperson of the Board of Directors of BHAM, Rimrock’s CEO Lenette Kosovich helps lead – more…

What if “Behavioral Health” Was a Good Thing?

Moving towards integrated behavioral health will help us be healthier people and reduce the cost of healthcare. Earlier this month, someone asked me to describe what I do for a living. Depending on the day, I would describe my job as herding feral cats with un-medicated ADHD; an exercise in futility; or the opportunity to – more…

Celebrate Connections During September, National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month during which new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices are highlighted. The strong and proud recovery community, including the dedicated service providers and community members across the nation who support the millions of individuals who are proudly living their lives in recovery, as well as their family members and loved ones, – more…

Anxiety: How to Keep Your Gizmo from Becoming a Gremlin

Full disclosure….I have anxiety disorder. I come by it honestly—my mom has anxiety, and I’ve earned the right to follow in her ruminating footsteps. She has over-thought herself into such states that she thinks she’s having a heart attack. We both tend to lay in bed cogitating and marinating in a soup of fretting and – more…

Telehealth: Your Treatment Toolbox’s Newest Addition

Technology is something that we all have gotten more adept at using, whether we like it or not. “Zooming” is now a thing. I remember when I got a job after graduate school that required me to have a cell phone, I felt soooo sophisticated (it was a flip phone and there was an antenna – more…

Time for a Change

Last weekend, my family and I put in our garden. I need to warn you that none of us are gardeners. We did one last year and it was obvious that it was our first try at doing a garden… this year we learned a few things and did it a little differently. As I – more…

New Treatment and Support Services Available in Eastern Montana

Receiving treatment and support for mental health issues and substance use disorder (SUD) can be challenging in rural areas. To help people living in eastern Montana, the clinical teams of Rimrock and Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center (EMCMHC) are collaborating with local primary care providers in eastern Montana to identify patients who would benefit – more…