Isaiah Chalmers Joins Bemidji ARMHS Team

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Lake Country Associates welcomesIsaiah Chalmers, Mental Health Practitioner Isaiah Chalmers to the Bemidji team of professionals!  Isaiah works as a Practitioner in the Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) program.  ARMHS is a community-based program that teaches people skills to manage their mental health symptoms while living in their homes and helps them avoid hospitalization.

Isaiah is from Bemidji and is ecstatic to be back in the place that he calls home.  He received Bachelor’s of Arts degrees at the University of Minnesota, Morris, where he studied to become culturally competent in helping relationships.  Isaiah has background in working in adult foster care and assisted living, helping them foster independent lifestyles and make steps towards living on their own.  He thoroughly believes and will strive to make mental health services available to all demographics and populations throughout his career.  Isaiah is excited to work in the Bemidji ARMHS program and support the community he grew up in.

There is currently no waiting list for ARMHS services in our Bemidji program.  To serve our community during the pandemic, services are currently offered either in-person or via telehealth, depending on the needs of the recipient.  For more information or to make a referral, call us at 218-444-2233 or download a referral form, brochures and other information on our forms page.

Welcome to LCA Isaiah!

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