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HELLO IDAHO! FEATURED VIDEOS

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Below are some recent videos on various mental health topics that help start the conversation and offer resources to improve overall health and well-being. Click here for a complete listing of all related videos.

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How to Say No

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Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder with a Healthy Diet 

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Treatment for Chronic Pain

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Building Resilience in the Face of Hardship

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Motivational Speaker’s Tips for Navigating the Pandemic

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Optum Idaho Insights

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ZERO TO THREE

Thanks to an intensive training effort sponsored by Optum Idaho and developed by the national nonprofit organization, ZERO TO THREE, a new approach is underway to prevent and treat mental health issues in infants and toddlers. Read the case study below to learn how therapist Penney Rockhill, LCPC is practicing this new approach during this profound, early stage of growth.

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Mental Health First Aid training

Optum is committed to helping improve behavioral health care in Idaho. Read the case study below to learn how Mental Health First Aid training in Idaho helped participants respond to real life and mental health situations in their community.

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Telehealth: Connecting Idahoans to care

The use of telehealth services for behavioral health care continues to grow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the case study to learn how a team of 18 therapists in Idaho used telehealth services to support their patients at home.

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Youth Empowerment Services in Idaho

Working with Optum and other family and provider stakeholders, Idaho has revamped its system of care to identify and reach more children in emotional distress. Read the case study to learn how the YES Program supports families’ journeys toward mental health.

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Mental health services in Idaho schools

Schools across Idaho feel the fallout of untreated behavioral health and emotional issues. Read the case study to learn how one pilot program helped students address various mental health concerns as well as overcome the barriers of distance

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Hello Idaho! CHEER CHALLENGE

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2, 4, 6, 8!  How Can You Participate?

The Cheer Challenge is a fun way to inspire creativity. Follow these three easy steps to be part of the movement:

  1. Take a video of yourself doing the Hello Idaho! cheer.
  2. Post to social media using #helloidaho.
  3. Tag your post with @optumidaho.
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Video: ECHO Idaho Gives Hello Idaho! Cheer, Asks North Idaho AHEC to Join

Speaker 1 and 2:               00:02                     Hi. Hello, how are you? We at Echo Idaho say hello to you. We ask North Idaho AHEC to continue the Hello Idaho challenge.

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Optum Challenge to Idaho Food Bank

Group:                                  00:01                     Hi, hello, how do you do? We at Optum Idaho want to say hello to you.

Speaker 2:                           00:08                     We ask the Idaho Food Bank to continue the Hello Idaho Challenge.

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Optum Idaho Cheer Alyvia and Betty from Melba

Alyvia (00:00):

Hi.

Betty (00:01):

Hello.

Alyvia (00:02):

How do you do?

Betty (00:03):

I'm Betty.

Alyvia (00:04):

I'm Alyvia from Melba and we say hello to you.

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Hello Idaho

Speaker 1 (00:01):

Hi, hello.

Speaker 2 (00:02):

How are you?

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We at ECHO Idaho say hello to you.

                                                                        

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For schools

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For schools

Optum Idaho encourages you to talk about mental health in schools. Hello Idaho! is a program designed to reduce isolation and encourage inclusion. On this page, you will find activities and tools to help students and teachers create a safe and accepting environment.

 

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Toolkit and materials for schools

Optum Idaho has created a toolkit to support your Hello Idaho! campaign activities.  Toolkit materials include leave-behind cards, bookmarks, posters, table tents and more.

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For communities

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For communities

Optum Idaho invites you to become part of the Hello Idaho! movement to reduce isolation, encourage inclusion and remove mental health stereotypes. Use the listed materials to help create an inclusive environment in your community.

 

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Toolkit and materials for communities

Optum Idaho has created a toolkit to support your Hello Idaho! campaign activities.  Find suggestions below for proclamation language, posters, table tents and more.

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For businesses

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For businesses

Optum Idaho invites you to become part of the Hello Idaho! movement to reduce isolation, encourage inclusion and remove mental health stereotypes. Use the listed materials to help create an inclusive environment for your customers and clients.

 

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Toolkit and materials for businesses

Optum Idaho has created a toolkit to support your Hello Idaho! campaign activities. Find suggestions below for posters, table tents, leave-behind cards and more.

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