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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

About Us, Uncategorized
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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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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