NDSU seminar discusses the impact of COVID-19 on educators’ mental health

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – COVID-19 has unleashed a wave of innovation in education. University researchers are showcasing the impact this shift has on educators. At the NDSU Public Health Seminar, researchers discussed the impact of the rapid shift to online learning. The session focused on research conducted by Andrea Huseth-Zosel and Sarah Crary. Their findings show many teachers were more…

West Fargo Public Schools extends COVID-19 Student Support program

Program helps students cope with stress amid pandemic

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – As students transition back and forth from virtual learning to in classroom learning, it may cause some hardships. To help students deal with these stressful scenarios, West Fargo Public Schools is extending its COVID Student Support program through the Spring. The program is available for middle and high school students. They virtually meet with a…

Bridal Fantasy show helps take the stress out of wedding planning

"The best experience is just when you're enjoying yourself and you're not stressed."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Calling all brides to be. A wedding fantasy show makes its way to town to help plan every girl’s biggest dream. Planning a wedding can be hectic, but The Bridal Fantasy Show at the Delta Hotel is helping brides have a stress free day. “Our group actually we’re a networking group so we actually meet once…

Fargo woman brings awareness to mental health through hula hooping

They will begin after the new year and run for six weeks.

FARGO, N.D. — A local woman is hosting a class to bring awareness to mental health issues in a unique way. It’s a hula hooping course to bring awareness to mental health and help reduce symptoms of anxiety, stress and depression. The classes involve music to bring out rhythm in a therapeutic way as the hoop moves around the body….

LIVE: Village Family Service Center Extends Free Mental Health Clinics In Clay County

Need For Mental Health Help Expected To Stay Steady Through Holiday Season

  With the pandemic showing no signs of slowing up, The Village Family Service Center is extending a program designed to help people cope with pandemic stress. The Village is now offering weekly free walk-in mental health clinics for Clay County residents every Wednesday through December 30th. The program was originally slated to end on December 9th. Counselor Briti Jourbert…

Supt. says Covid-19 is ‘leading to increase of stress & anxiety’ among students

Johnson says that's one of the main reasons why they're determined to keep their school doors open.

NORTH DAKOTA –  Governor Doug Burgum invites educators to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in schools. Although North Dakota continues to break records for the wrong reasons, the governor says their goals continue to be the same. “Protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity, keep kids in school in-person, keep our economy open, that’s what we’ve been about since the beginning…

Former combat medic receives free vehicle, “It doesn’t feel real”

Guzman and her family received a 2018 Dodge Journey

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- A Crookston veteran receives a car as a way to relieve some financial stress. U.S National Guard Staff Sergeant Crystal Guzman initially enlisted in the military in 1996 for the educational benefits. After the attack on America, Guzman soon realized she was there for a bigger purpose. “9/11 happened and I got serious about what I was…

The Village’s webinar shares ways to help cope with stress during the holidays

Buying and receiving gifts, family gatherings, COVID-19 & how to say no

FARGO-  Jingle Bells or Bah Humbug? The Village Family Service Center hosts a webinar on how to handle the season’s biggest stressors. The holiday season is here & so is the stress of buying gifts, family get-togethers and now, this year, COVID-19. Keeping track of gifts you’ve purchased can be hard, but with apps like Christmas List and Santa’s Red…

NDSU lanches mental health app WellTrack for students, faculty and staff

The university says they've seen a big increase in anxiety, stress and depression.

FARGO, N.D.- NDSU launches a free mental health app to help students dealing with stress, anxiety and depression. WellTrack allows students, faculty and staff to take an assessment regarding any of these disorders. It also provides modules to do some self guidance learning. The university says they’ve seen a big increase in anxiety, stress and depression. They hope that through…

The Village Provides A Free Walk-In For Those Struggling During COVID-19

The service is available every Wednesday now through December 9th.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- The session is available in person or through zoom. People may receive a mental health screening, referrals to services and other supports. Those who do the in-person sessions will have to wait in their vehicle until they are called in. For staff at The Village, it was important to be able to provide access to those struggling without…