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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...

St. Peter’s Health invests $9 million in state-of-the-art surgical suite

From the Helena Independent Record: St. Peter’s Health is beginning a $9 million renovation that will increase the number of operating rooms and provide a new robot-assisted surgical program. Four phases of renovations are expected to last the next year and a half. Construction will up the number of operating rooms from five to six, offer expanded space and new...

National Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Specially trained nurses care for assault, abuse victims

Every April, we recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a month focused on raising awareness about sexual assault and educating communities and individuals on preventing sexual violence. Sadly, sexual abuse and assault occur often in our community, impacting people of all ages and backgrounds. In 2019, the Friendship Center, a...

Meaningful connections through volunteering

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we want to extend our sincerest gratitude to the over 150 volunteers at St. Peter’s. Time is a priceless and generous gift and we are fortunate that they choose to spend theirs with us! Preparing for medical school through volunteer work Ashley Carlson, St. Peter’s Health Medical Group - North Clinic Patient Member Ashley...

Patient story: Expanding parental support program helps area mom navigate difficult journey

Taking Care of You program offers support and resource connection services during pregnancy and first year postpartum Afternoons are busy at Nicole Hamilton’s house. Between getting apples and popcorn ready for a snack, helping Teal, 3, with potty training, and keeping an eye on a fast-crawling Jade, 1, there’s plenty to do. Nicole wouldn’t have it any other way. The...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Regular screening beginning at age 50, or earlier depending on family history or other circumstances, is the best way to prevent colorectal cancer. It is the second most common type of cancer causing death in the US today. Colorectal cancer doesn’t always cause symptoms, especially at first. Many times it’s diagnosed by the...