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Thriving – Like A Tree

A critical piece of the Imagine Thriving mission is to educate students, parents and the greater community about the signs of mental illness and how to be well.  We encourage students to learn and use the  “Essentials to Thriving”* (teal box on the left); strategies and tools to build resiliency and overcome stressors. When the Imagine Thriving Student Board…
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Imagine Thriving – Giving Hearts Day 2016

GIVING HEARTS DAY is Thursday, February 11th 2016  online-donations will be matched up to $24,000 by Dakota Medical Foundation and other generous donors! Donate to Imagine Thriving at www.ImpactGiveBack.org Did you know 1 in 10 Fargo area high school students have attempted suicide? That 1 in 4 face depression? Terrifying. These are not just statistics. These…
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Mental Health Reads

Great Reads Dealing With Mental Health

Moorhead Public Library has some suggestions on books relating to mental health in their Mental Health Reads  Another book suggestion, that I’ve just started, is Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman. Shusterman writes about his adolescent sons struggling with mental illness. Mr. Shusterman will be at the National Book Awards at Concordia College for Readings and…
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The lotus flower is surrounded by darkness when it first starts to grow, but it always finds the light and blooms.

Always Find The Light

For the last few years I’ve battled with my mental health, even being at a point where I had planned my own suicide. The best way I could even describe it was like being in a deep hole surrounded be darkness, being cut away from reality, and only dim light at the top. I knew no…
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From A Fargo Student

“I thought this is what my life would be like forever. I thought hurting myself was the only way to control my inner pain. I had no self-worth at this point. I thought I deserved to have scars. It’s not like anyone would miss me. I imagined my funeral.” continued below Suicide was attempted by 11%…
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