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Family News provides information and featured events that help families make informed decisions leading to better health and well-being.

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Mind Body Medicine is a training program that focuses on the connection between our mind and body as a way of better understanding ourselves and our health. Learn more from Extension’s Susan Beaulieu, Tribal community facilitator.

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Although our world is ever-changing and families are more diverse, one thing remains the same — the family unit is one of the closest and most important sources of influence for the exercise and health behaviors of children and youth.

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Fergus Falls food shelf

Just before the start of the pandemic, Extension conducted focus groups with rural food shelves. Learn about the research and what participants had to say.

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Traditional Native Games is a program lead by American Indian Resource and Resiliency Team member, Solomon Trimble, who discusses the importance of traditional native games as a bridge to identity, community, and substance and suicide prevention among youth.

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Mending Broken Hearts is a program lead by American Indian Resource and Resiliency team member Briana Michels, who discusses the importance of exploring healing with a Native lens, and draws connections between intergenerational trauma and substance use.

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