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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…

Stay Home, But Stay Connected

I am a card-carrying introvert. This surprises many people as I talk and interact with people as a profession, but when I’m not at work, I am a hermit. So you might think that “social distancing” is easy for me (and let me insert this….it is not “social” distancing, it is “physical” distancing….more on that – more…

Concerned about COVID-19?

All visitation has been suspended at Rimrock due to COVID-19. Thank you for helping us protect the health and safety of our community. We recognize the challenges that we are all facing with COVID-19 and we want to provide accurate, helpful information as well as support for those struggling during these trying times. Please read – more…

Mental Illness and Alcohol Use Disorder

“Stop drinking.” “You drink too much.” “I’ll only drink on weekends.” “I’ll only drink when I’m not with my kids.” “I only drink beer…no hard stuff.” “It’s normal to drink.” If any of these above phrases resonate with you, you may be aware that there is a problem with alcohol. But what if one of – more…

Alcohol, the Forgotten Addiction

Not a day goes by that you open the local paper or watch the news or hear about a crime that was committed related to drugs. It’s a sad reality that unfortunately has become our new normal. The even crazier reality is that in a world where we treat addiction, alcohol remains at the top – more…