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Help for mental health

About Us
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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Together We Achieve

About Us, Prevention
We’ve all heard that statement “it takes a village to raise a child”. Well, it’s true. That’s why we created the Together We Achieve (TWA) mentorship program.  The program supports the concept that children can accomplish their dreams when they are given support, guidance, hope and opportunity.  We teach our…
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March ASD Information Workshop

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Support Groups
In March, the Austim Spectrum Disorder parent support group will be hosting a financial planning session specializing in financial planning for parents with children who have special needs. Presenters, Dennis Burns and Jeffrey Raun, are from Connect the Dots 4 Life, which support individuals with special needs find ways to financially afford necessities…
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Expanded Clinic Outcomes

About Us, Contribute, Treatment
The lack of access to mental health treatment for children continues to be a crisis in our country.  Iowa is not immune to this service crisis.  In Linn and the surrounding counties, over 4,500 children and their families are seeking behavioral health services. In 2014, Tanager Place recognized this need…
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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Education
Tanager Place invites you to join us for one of our FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid certification courses we are offering in March and May. 1 in 5.  One in five children will experience a diagnosable mental illness.    It’s easy to tell when someone might be suffering from a heart…
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Fall Career Fair 2015

About Us, Careers
  Are you looking for a career in the Human Services, Psychology or Social Work fields?  Do you have a passion for working with children at a pioneering organization that delivers high quality, comprehensive mental and behavioral health solutions for children and families? Join us on Thursday, November 12th from…
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Back To School Tips

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Education
  Back to school can be a very exciting time for many kiddos!  But it’s not without it’s challenges.  Some kids struggle with the idea of going to a new school, having a new teacher, or simply readjusting to school routines and sleep schedules.  We are here to help!  We…
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Tanager Place receives ITC funding for summer school

About Us, Education, Treatment
Tanager Place is pleased to announce that we have received a $10,000 grant from ITC’s Charitable Giving Program.  These funds will help support Tanager Place Summer School, which provides critical educational resources for at-risk children who require specialized attention for mental and behavioral challenges. “Tanager Place Summer School helps students retain…
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