Harvard Policy Paper Affirms Mountain Home’s Approach

A recent “Science to Policy and Practice” whitepaper released by Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child was very encouraging in that it highlighted “Three Principles to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families” — all of which are fundamental to Mountain Home’s model of care. The paper, grounded in the scientific understanding of how childhood experiences […]

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Grateful/Not Grateful: Strong Moms News V. 12

Thanksgiving is next Thursday, and school hallways and grocery stores and internet memes have all started hassling us to be grateful. While gratitude IS a proven strategy for mental health and well-being, the mantra can feel like a hot poker between the eyes when you’ve got a lot that you’re not grateful for at all. […]

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DON’T Be Yourself: Strong Moms News V. 11

Honestly, when it comes to parenting, most of us have to fake it on some level. After all, babies and kids are constantly changing, so even if you’ve been around youngsters your whole life, you’ve never had to deal with this exact kiddo in this exact situation. So, if you’re struggling with some aspect of […]

Mountain Home’s Trauma-Informed Journey

We prioritize relationships over rules…within reason. Unfortunately, as many as 90% of the moms who come to Mountain Home have experienced trauma, often as a child themselves. A mom may be simply standing in the kitchen making a peanut butter sandwich, when a seemingly innocuous sound triggers her back into the past, when she was […]

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You’ve Got a Diagnosis: Now What? Strong Moms V. 9

In Volume 9 of the Strong Moms Ask for Help Newsletter, we offer suggestions for moms diagnosed with a mental disorder, we offer cool tips and resources for parenting through it all, and share ways to engage with Mountain Home. So check it out, then let us know what you love, what you don’t, and […]

The New York Times Features Mountain Home!

There is a growing inequality gap in America illustrated in part by the differences in the age that women have babies. The New York Times described Mountain Home Montana as a solution for bridging that gap for young mothers and children! Read the full article here. Read the Mountain Home specifics below. Sadie Marie Groff, […]

Register for Motivational Interviewing Clinical Training with Craig Anderson Sept 10th-11th

Mountain Home is pleased to be bringing Craig Anderson LCSW, PS who is a Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), to Missoula for a two-day Motivational Interviewing Clinical Training for our staff. We are opening up this exciting opportunity to other community professionals who would like to attend and 11 CEU credits […]

Proud to support moms pursuing higher education

We had a great turn out for our June 18th education event! A panel of amazing women from the University of Montana’s TRIO Program, Disability Services for Students, Office for Student Success, Admissions, as well as from The Lifelong Learning Center shared information on finishing high school, prepping for college, and strategies for being successful in pursuing your education. Since […]

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Strong Moms News Vol 8: I did NOT wake up like this

In Volume 8 of the Strong Moms Ask for Help Newsletter, we explore ways that social media can warp our sense of reality when it comes to parenting, we offer cool tips and resources for keeping it real, and share ways to engage with Mountain Home. So check it out, then let us know what […]

Nonprofit debuts affordable pop-up baby thrift store

A new mobile baby clothing and accessory thrift store with affordable or free stuff for low-income families is now rolling around the Missoula community. Mountain Home Montana, a local nonprofit that’s been serving young mothers and children for 18 years, has launched the innovative new service in an effort to create more access to affordable, […]

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