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Youth Mental Health First Aid

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It’s easy to spot someone who’s having a heart attack. They grab their chest, gasp for air and exhibit signs of excruciating physical pain.   But could you spot someone who’s having an anxiety attack? What are the warning signs of someone battling depression?  Now more than ever, your ability to…
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National Play Therapy Week 2017

Treatment
February 5th– 11th is National Play Therapy Week and Tanager Place is excited to celebrate!  Both the Tanager Place Behavioral Health Clinic and inpatient therapists currently utilize play therapy as a modality for treatment of children, adolescents and adults on a regular basis.   Many community based workers and treatment counselors…
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Soaring Beyond Campaign Reaches Completion

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Tanager Place is happy to announce the Soaring Beyond capital campaign has successfully raised $6.6 million to fund the purchase and renovation of its Tanager Place Behavioral Health Clinic, located at 1030 Fifth Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. This expansion enables Tanager Place to provide high demand services for twice as many…
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Healthy Fall Festival held at Tanager Place

About Us, Calendar, Education
Tanager Place Pediatric Integrated Health (PIH) Program held its  3rd annual Healthy Fall Festival on Thursday, October 27th. This year we had 47 children from the community attend. Tanager Place wanted to take the time to share the various community agencies that helped make this event possible. We’d like to thank Hy-Vee on…
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Historic Partnership Benefits Local Children and Families

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September 12, 2016(Cedar Rapids, IA) – History has a way of repeating itself, especially when it comes to making a positive difference in the Cedar Rapids community. That’s why General Mills is once again teaming up with Tanager Place to encourage at-risk children and families to make healthy food choices…
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Tanager Place Awarded Business 380 Excellence Award

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Tanager Place is proud to announce we have been awarded the Gazette’s Business 380 Excellence Award for best non-profit in the Corridor! The award was presented to our CEO, Okpara Rice, at the Gazette’s second-annual Business 380 Excellence Award banquet on September 8, 2016.  Gazette business editor Michael Chevy Castranova…
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Help for mental health

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When a child has a stomach ache or a fever, a doctor’s appointment is made. A severe cut or a broken bone, and you’re off to the emergency room — in a hurry. Physical ailments are easy to spot. In contrast, mental health challenges continue to fly under the radar.…
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