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Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Mental health issues touch the lives of many in our community. May is National Mental Health Awareness month and we asked DCMC Behavioral Health Coordinator Barb Johnson-Giese MSW, LCSW, CSAC, ICS, what resources DCMC provides to those struggling with mental health issues, as well as what we can do to support those who struggle.  
Published 5/21/2019 4:16:04 PM

LEAP: The Human Kindness Project 2019 — "Inclusion"

Sponsored by Door County Medical Center, LEAP: The Human Kindness Project, is a student-led and adult-facilitated program that gathers students from Door County high schools to address an issue of social change. This year's theme and title is "Inclusion is the Solution".  

 


 
Published 4/4/2019 11:42:19 AM

DCMC Collaborates with Schools to Promote Teen Health and Combat Social Injustice

For the third straight year, Door County Medical Center (DCMC) is collaborating with Door County high schools to present LEAP -The Human Kindness Project, an innovative multi-media performance featuring teen performers from throughout Door County. The performance encourages conversations on anti-bullying, compassion and inclusion as well as promoting mental health in teens.
Published 4/18/2017 10:13:48 AM

Cyberbullying: What You Need to Know

Cyberbullying – mean, threatening or hurtful messages sent via text message or social media – is more common in kids’ lives than ever. Recent data shows nearly 36 percent of Door County Middle school students and 20 percent of high school students report being electronically bullied. Since kids are connected to their phones for most of their waking hours, cyberbullying can happen anytime. “It’s easier to do, since perpetrators don’t have to see their victims and often act anonymously. Because technology is ever-present, victims may not even feel safe in their own homes,” says Barb Johnson-Giese, licensed clinical social worker at Door County Medical Center.

Published 4/4/2017 10:23:48 AM

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