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We Speak Mental Health Week 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This September, organizations and people from across our community are coming together to host free activities, training opportunities and more to support people affected by suicide and raise awareness. For a full list of activities, visit https://lcsuicideprevention.org/. St. Peter’s Health is hosting a series of free mental health training/education opportunities during We Speak Mental...

Health Matters: Help protect yourself from illness this winter

As we look to other health systems in the East and South, we’re seeing a significant uptick in adult and pediatric hospitalizations due to common illnesses such as influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), rhinovirus and COVID-19. While we haven’t yet seen a drastic increase in those numbers locally, we are preparing for what we think will could be a rough...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Physician Assistant Adrienne Bull to Orthopaedics Team

Physician Assistant Adrienne Bull earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, after completing her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University. She has prior experience in rural family medicine and neurosurgery. Adrienne is certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants. She is accepting new patients at the...

St. Peter’s Barrett and Redfern Receive DAISY Awards

St. Peter’s Health Registered Nurses Addy Barrett and Tana Redfern received DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses. DAISY Awardees are selected quarterly from nominations submitted by St. Peter’s patients and their family members. Barrett has worked as a Registered Nurse in St. Peter’s Behavioral Health Unit since 2017. One of the patients who nominated her said she made them feel validated...

Health Matters: Challenge yourself to prioritize mental health

By Dr. Bridgid Crowley One in five Americans suffered from mental health symptoms in 2020 according to data from the National Institute of Mental Health. Young adults between 18-25 years of age had the highest rate of psychiatric symptoms. Excessive worry and sadness, trouble sleeping and other psychiatric symptoms are common in our community. When we experience these symptoms, it...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Pulmonologist Mollie Lane, MD and Nurse Practitioner Angela Axmann Grabinger, FNP-C, FNP-BC, RN, BSN

Pulmonologist Dr. Mollie Lane earned her Doctorate of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine. She received her Master of Science in Health Care Leadership at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice and her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Montana State University. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical...

Q&A with Addiction Medicine team Dr. Kyle Moore and Megan Zawacki, PA

Dr. Kyle Moore and Megan Zawacki, PA work together to offer crucial Addiction Medicine services and treatment to the Helena community. Describe Addiction Medicine in just a few words. Addiction Medicine is a recognized medical specialty focused on diagnosing and treating addictions (and associated conditions) that impair a person’s health and wellness. What’s the number one thing you want people...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Pediatric Hospitalist Meaghan Lafferty, MD and Nurse Practitioner, Amanda Evans, MSN, FNP-C

Pediatric Hospitalist Dr. Meaghan Lafferty earned her medical degree at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at Yale University. She completed her pediatric residency at Brenner’s Children Hospital at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and she is certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. As a Pediatric Hospitalist...