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Crisis Stabilization Home Staff

Plains Area Mental Health Center is currently seeking a part time Crisis Home Staff person to be based out of our crisis home, Turning Point in Sac City. Position provides skill building, stabilization, and crisis intervention services to individuals in a state of mental health crisis. This position requires experience working with mental or behavioral […]

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CLEANING SERVICES

Plains Area Mental Health, Inc is currently seeking cleaning services for our offices at 900 N 2nd St., Suite A in Cherokee. This will require mid-week and weekend after hours cleaning of offices. For more information please contact the Le Mars office of PAMHC at 712-546-4624 or Submit bid and references to: Joan Susemihl P.O. […]

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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE SUPPORT

Plains Area Mental Health is currently seeking a full-time administrative office support staff in our Le Mars office. This position requires an organized, detail oriented, motivated, person to provide data tracking, claim follow up and insurance verification. EMR knowledge and insurance experience required. Plains Area offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. Submit application found at […]

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THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS

Holding a grudge often leads to stress, anger, and revenge fantasies that only serve to increase blood pressure, heart disorders, anxiety, depression, and compensatory habits (such as over-eating) that are undertaken in attempts to escape the pain. By forgiving those who have hurt us, we can help ourselves to better physical and mental outcomes. However, […]

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SHAKEN TO THE CORE

New research suggests that trauma may be linked with a higher risk of developing heart disease, especially among post-menopausal women. According to the study, women who experienced three traumatic events in their lifetimes had poorer heart function than those who had fewer traumatic experiences. More specifically, researchers found that the “endothelial function” (the layer of […]

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EXCESSIVE DAYDREAMING

We are all prone to daydreaming when our immediate surroundings or activity invite us to take momentary refuge in our own fanciful thoughts as a means of escape. While daydreaming can be a useful activity that fosters imagination, excessive daydreaming can interfere with normal functioning or ability to relate to others. The term “maladaptive daydreaming” […]

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IN A PANIC

“Panic disorder” affects two to three percent of the U.S. population annually, with women being twice as likely to be affected as men. Individuals with this disorder experience a racing heart, an inability to think clearly, and sweating for no obvious reason. Because these attacks occur spontaneously, those affected live in fear that they may […]

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