Tips for Fighting Parental Burnout
Tips for Fighting Parental Burnout

Post Date: Jun 19, 2024

Parent Support

Constant exhaustion, bad moods, snapping and lashing out, emotional detachment, lack of interest in activities you used to love, and increased substance use can all...

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How to Start Healing Post-Trauma
How to Start Healing Post-Trauma

Post Date: Jun 05, 2024

Behavioral Health

Traumatic experiences and life events come in many forms. They can come from the loss of a loved one, financial hard times, world and weather...

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Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Post Date: May 29, 2024

Medical

Roughly 38 million Americans live with type 2 diabetes. And it can have a big impact on people’s lives. Type 2 diabetes is a long-term...

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CHP Provider Profile - Rob Andersen
CHP Provider Profile - Rob Andersen

Post Date: May 22, 2024

Provider Profile

Let’s meet one of our providers, Rob Andersen, DMD. Rob serves the community in his work as a dentist with CHP. He has been providing...

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5 Ways to Get Ready to Become a New Parent
5 Ways to Get Ready to Become a New Parent

Post Date: May 15, 2024

Parent Support

When you’re expecting your first child, there can be a lot to take in. From preparing your home to dealing with doctor's appointments and other...

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5 Books That Will Change Your Mental Health Outlook
5 Books That Will Change Your Mental Health Outlook

Post Date: May 08, 2024

Behavioral Health

Sometimes when you’re going through a difficult time, you just need a little help shifting your perspective. Or you might need new information to help...

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7 Drinks That Can Impact Your Dental Health
7 Drinks That Can Impact Your Dental Health

Post Date: May 01, 2024

Dental

Your dental health is an important part of your overall health. And just like how the foods you eat and the beverages you drink impact...

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How to Cope With an Autoimmune Diagnosis
How to Cope With an Autoimmune Diagnosis

Post Date: Apr 24, 2024

Medical

Sometimes, autoimmune diagnoses don’t come easy. You might have spent years trying to get to the bottom of your symptoms, dealing with pain and discomfort...

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How to Set Boundaries With Visitors as a Parent
How to Set Boundaries With Visitors as a Parent

Post Date: Apr 17, 2024

Parent Support

As a new parent or any parent experiencing a need to set boundaries with the people in their life, visitors can be wonderful, but they...

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What Benefits a Social Media Break Can Give You
What Benefits a Social Media Break Can Give You

Post Date: Apr 10, 2024

Behavioral Health

Social media's positive and negative impacts on our lives are a nearly constant topic in our society. The first online social network was founded in...

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Dental Care for Children: What You Need to Know
Dental Care for Children: What You Need to Know

Post Date: Apr 03, 2024

Dental

Thinking about dental care for your children might seem odd when they don’t even have teeth yet. But in reality, it’s never too soon to...

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A Beginner's Guide to Weight Training
A Beginner's Guide to Weight Training

Post Date: Mar 27, 2024

Preventative Care

Weight training comes with a wide array of science-backed benefits, from managing chronic illness to helping strengthen your bones, making everyday tasks easier, and working...

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What to Know Before Flying With Your Child for the First Time
What to Know Before Flying With Your Child for the First Time

Post Date: Mar 20, 2024

Parent Support

Flying with your child can bring up a range of emotions depending on the reasons for your trip. But whether their first time in an...

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7 Ways to Boost Your Mood for Free
7 Ways to Boost Your Mood for Free

Post Date: Mar 13, 2024

Behavioral Health

When you’re feeling down, it’s not always easy to know how to cheer yourself up. If you or someone you know needs emergency help in...

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How Arthritis Can Affect Your Dental Health
How Arthritis Can Affect Your Dental Health

Post Date: Mar 06, 2024

Dental

Arthritis can affect many aspects of your life, including your dental health, whether you’re dealing with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The link between arthritis...

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5 High Carb Foods That Are Actually Healthy
5 High Carb Foods That Are Actually Healthy

Post Date: Feb 28, 2024

Medical

Carbs can sometimes get a bad reputation, especially with the rise of low-carb weight loss trends. But carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy...

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Setting Healthy Boundaries for Social Media & Cell Phone Use in Kids
Setting Healthy Boundaries for Social Media & Cell Phone Use in Kids

Post Date: Feb 21, 2024

Parent Support

Social media can be a powerful tool for connection, and cell phones have become an essential part of modern life. But when it comes to...

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CHP Provider Profile: Stefanie Lange
CHP Provider Profile: Stefanie Lange

Post Date: Feb 14, 2024

Provider Profile

As an MD with CHP, Stefanie Lange has a big job. She describes how she would explain her work to a five-year-old, saying, “I help...

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6 Things You Might Not Know About CHP
6 Things You Might Not Know About CHP

Post Date: Feb 07, 2024

News & Press

Community Health Partners has a long history of helping address the healthcare needs of communities in Southwest Montana. And with new programs and services available...

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What to Do If You Lose Your Medicaid
What to Do If You Lose Your Medicaid

Post Date: Jan 31, 2024

News & Press

Montana Medicaid started redetermining coverage on April 1, 2023. For the last three years, states have been required to maintain coverage for people on Medicaid...

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8 Resources For Soon-To-Be Parents
8 Resources For Soon-To-Be Parents

Post Date: Jan 24, 2024

Parent Support

When you become a parent, you enter a world of new experiences. From developmental stages to many firsts, there’s a lot to learn. Fortunately, many...

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5 Ways to Manage Your Seasonal Depression
5 Ways to Manage Your Seasonal Depression

Post Date: Jan 17, 2024

Behavioral Health

In a northern climate like the Gallatin Valley, where days are painfully short in winter, it’s common to hear terms like seasonal depression, seasonal affective...

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Health Issues Caused by Poor Oral Health
Health Issues Caused by Poor Oral Health

Post Date: Jan 10, 2024

Dental

Oral health is a big part of your overall health. Your mouth is a major entrance into your body. That connection means that what’s going...

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Preventive Healthcare Every Woman Would Benefit From
Preventive Healthcare Every Woman Would Benefit From

Post Date: Jan 03, 2024

Medical

Women have a number of unique health considerations, and preventative care plays a big role in staying healthy in the long term for patients of...

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Provider Profiles: Siri Devlin
Provider Profiles: Siri Devlin

Post Date: Dec 27, 2023

Provider Profile

Siri Devlin is a Behavioral Health Therapist MFLC (Marriage and Family Licensure Candidate) with Community Health Partners. When asked how she would explain her job...

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How to Talk With Your Teen About Sex and Pregnancy
How to Talk With Your Teen About Sex and Pregnancy

Post Date: Dec 20, 2023

Parent Support

It can be hard for parents to know how to discuss sex with their teens. But no one benefits when you put off the conversation...

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The 4 C’s Of Substance Abuse: What it Means For You
The 4 C’s Of Substance Abuse: What it Means For You

Post Date: Dec 13, 2023

Behavioral Health

The problem with the general term “addiction” is that it’s often overused. But it’s important to be able to tell when a behavior relates to...

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Preventive vs. Restorative Dentistry
Preventive vs. Restorative Dentistry

Post Date: Dec 06, 2023

Dental

Your oral health is an important factor in your overall health. When you’re dealing with oral diseases, mouth pain is hard to escape from. And...

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Resource Coordinators at CHP and How They Can Support You
Resource Coordinators at CHP and How They Can Support You

Post Date: Nov 29, 2023

Community Partnerships, Preventative Care

Community Health Partners is committed to offering high-quality care to community members in Southwest Montana, regardless of their ability to pay. Resource Coordinators (RCs) are...

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Find the Parent Support You Need With CHP
Find the Parent Support You Need With CHP

Post Date: Nov 22, 2023

Parent Support

When you are raising children, there’s a lot going on with constant changes and moving pieces to keep track of. Having a support system can...

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Symptoms of PTSD in Veterans
Symptoms of PTSD in Veterans

Post Date: Nov 15, 2023

Behavioral Health

Not all wounds are visible. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health diagnosis that impacts many servicemen and women. But anyone can experience...

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Foods to Avoid to Keep Your Teeth Healthy
Foods to Avoid to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Post Date: Nov 08, 2023

Dental

Foods aren’t “bad” or “good.” There isn’t a moral side to what you eat. But there are some foods that can have a positive or...

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7 Ways to Reduce Medical Costs
7 Ways to Reduce Medical Costs

Post Date: Nov 01, 2023

Medical

It’s no secret that medical expenses in the United States can be high, even for seemingly minor procedures. But you don’t want the cost to...

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5 Things to Look For In a Behavioral Health Counselor
5 Things to Look For In a Behavioral Health Counselor

Post Date: Oct 25, 2023

Behavioral Health

Sometimes, finding the right counselor can feel more overwhelming than trying to get by without help. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Simplify...

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8 Dental Tips for Smokers and Former Smokers
8 Dental Tips for Smokers and Former Smokers

Post Date: Oct 18, 2023

Dental

Smoking can cause numerous health problems. And it’s also likely to lead to issues in your mouth. Good oral hygiene can help reduce the impacts...

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Where You Can Participate in Group Exercise in the Gallatin Valley
Where You Can Participate in Group Exercise in the Gallatin Valley

Post Date: Oct 11, 2023

Preventative Care

Group fitness is one of the most fun and motivating ways to get movement into your day. With the energy of others around you, it’s...

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8 Ways to Naturally Reduce Anxiety
8 Ways to Naturally Reduce Anxiety

Post Date: Oct 04, 2023

Behavioral Health

Feelings of anxiety range on a spectrum from heart beating fast and stomach churning after a stressful situation up to a chronic clinical disorder that...

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A Basic Understanding of Attachment Theory in Children
A Basic Understanding of Attachment Theory in Children

Post Date: Sep 27, 2023

Parent Support

Attachment theory has been around since the 1950s, and it’s still at the forefront of our understanding of relationships today. In children, this theory refers...

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Frequently Seen Issues At Our Dental Walk-In Clinic (and How to Prevent Them)
Frequently Seen Issues At Our Dental Walk-In Clinic (and How to Prevent Them)

Post Date: Sep 20, 2023

Dental

The CHP dental walk-in clinics are great resources for people in the Bozeman and Livingston areas who need emergency dental care. And CHP dentists see...

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Mini Workouts When You're Short on Time
Mini Workouts When You're Short on Time

Post Date: Sep 13, 2023

Preventative Care

It can be difficult to make time for yourself and your health. Between family commitments, work, household tasks, and everything else that fills your busy...

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Behavioral Health Issues That Are On the Rise Right Now
Behavioral Health Issues That Are On the Rise Right Now

Post Date: Sep 06, 2023

Behavioral Health

The Covid-19 pandemic made a big impact on mental and behavioral health across the country. And though the effects of the pandemic are fading in...

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8 Benefits of CHP's Adult Education Opportunities
8 Benefits of CHP's Adult Education Opportunities

Post Date: Aug 30, 2023

Learning Partners

Learning shouldn’t end when we pass school age. And it doesn’t have to. Especially if you weren’t able to complete school, there are huge benefits...

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7 Things to Ask When Visiting a New Dentist
7 Things to Ask When Visiting a New Dentist

Post Date: Aug 23, 2023

Dental

Dental anxiety and concerns about insurance are two common hesitations that many people face when they’re making a dental appointment. So if this describes you...

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What Does Healthcare Full Circle Mean?
What Does Healthcare Full Circle Mean?

Post Date: Aug 16, 2023

Preventative Care

Community Health Partners brings together total healthcare all in one place to provide healthcare full circle. It’s about putting diverse services under one roof, bringing...

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Back to School Services Available at Belgrade's Panther Clinic
Back to School Services Available at Belgrade's Panther Clinic

Post Date: Aug 09, 2023

Panther Clinic

Back-to-school time is exciting, both for parents and their children. You can track milestones while you watch them grow and learn. The changing season also...

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Signs of Postpartum Depression and Resources for Help
Signs of Postpartum Depression and Resources for Help

Post Date: Aug 02, 2023

Behavioral Health

Having a baby is a big adventure that brings joy to many parents. But it can also come with a lot of stress, uncertainty, sleep...

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How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?
How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Post Date: Jul 26, 2023

Dental

If you can’t remember the last time you got a new toothbrush, you’re not alone. It’s easy to forget about your toothbrush when you’re not...

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Benefits of Starting Your Day With a Walk
Benefits of Starting Your Day With a Walk

Post Date: Jul 19, 2023

Preventative Care

With exercise, there are people who love to move in the mornings, and there are those who don’t. But even if you fall into the...

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Signs of Substance Abuse in Your Teen
Signs of Substance Abuse in Your Teen

Post Date: Jul 12, 2023

Behavioral Health

According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, 8.33% of 12- to 17-year-olds nationwide report using drugs in the last month, and 50% of...

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8 Ways You Can Support New Parents
8 Ways You Can Support New Parents

Post Date: Jul 05, 2023

Behavioral Health

Being a new parent can be overwhelming. It’s a whole new world, with lots of love. But sometimes, it can be hard. They might be...

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Dealing With Dental Anxiety
Dealing With Dental Anxiety

Post Date: Jun 28, 2023

Dental

Dental anxiety includes the common feelings of stress, fear, and anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist. A lot can contribute to these feelings...

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6 Signs You Should Seek Help for ADHD
6 Signs You Should Seek Help for ADHD

Post Date: Jun 21, 2023

Behavioral Health

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be tricky to diagnose. Multiple factors, from parents, healthcare professionals, environmental factors, and teachers, can all play a role...

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Early Signs of Gum Disease & What You Can Do to Prevent It
Early Signs of Gum Disease & What You Can Do to Prevent It

Post Date: Jun 14, 2023

Dental

Our mouths are really good at growing bacteria. When we eat sugary or starchy foods, it feeds the bacteria already living in our mouths. This...

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Staying Active With Type 2 Diabetes
Staying Active With Type 2 Diabetes

Post Date: Jun 07, 2023

Medical

When you have type 2 diabetes, your cells don’t interact normally with the hormone insulin. Insulin gives your body the power to turn blood sugar...

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Substance Abuse Support Options in Southwest Montana
Substance Abuse Support Options in Southwest Montana

Post Date: May 31, 2023

Behavioral Health

Substance abuse can be hard to get through alone. But the good news is that there are many resources out there to help. And you...

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6 Vaccine Myths: Busted
6 Vaccine Myths: Busted

Post Date: May 24, 2023

Preventative Care

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about vaccines, and it can make some people reluctant to get these life-saving injections. Don’t let those harmful...

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The CDC Has Declared an End to the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
The CDC Has Declared an End to the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Post Date: May 17, 2023

News & Press

As of May 11, 2023, the CDC has declared an end to the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Community transmission rates of COVID are currently...

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Ways to Reach Out When You're in a Behavioral Health Crisis
Ways to Reach Out When You're in a Behavioral Health Crisis

Post Date: May 17, 2023

Behavioral Health

Behavioral health crises can vary a lot. They can be different from person to person, as well as from situation to situation. According to the...

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The Truth About Cavities
The Truth About Cavities

Post Date: May 10, 2023

Dental

Taking care of your mouth’s health can feel like a lot of pressure, especially when you’re worried about getting cavities. If your mouth feels good...

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7 Ways Good Sleep Can Improve Your Health
7 Ways Good Sleep Can Improve Your Health

Post Date: May 03, 2023

Preventative Care

Getting enough, good-quality sleep can often be difficult. Between work, family, chores, and fun, sleep can sometimes be the lowest priority. But there are a...

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Youth Suicide Prevention
Youth Suicide Prevention

Post Date: Apr 26, 2023

Behavioral Health

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 988 for 24/7 mental health support. If someone is in danger of harming themself or...

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How to Talk About STIs With Your Teen
How to Talk About STIs With Your Teen

Post Date: Apr 19, 2023

Preventative Care

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are becoming more common in young people. In fact, 15-25 year olds account for half of new STI cases, according to...

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Crisis Mental Health Services Gallatin County
Crisis Mental Health Services Gallatin County

Post Date: Apr 12, 2023

Behavioral Health

A mental health crisis can be terrifying. These are situations where a person’s behavior, feelings, or actions could put themself or others in harm’s way...

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Upcoming Changes to Medicaid in Montana
Upcoming Changes to Medicaid in Montana

Post Date: Apr 05, 2023

News & Press

In March 2020, the public health emergency of Covid-19 rocked the world. And with it came changes to the eligibility requirements for Montana Medicaid and...

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Low-Impact Exercise Options
Low-Impact Exercise Options

Post Date: Mar 29, 2023

Medical

Staying active can be demanding as you age or develop injuries or other health concerns. But so many positives come from regular movement. Low-impact exercises...

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Women's History Month at CHP
Women's History Month at CHP

Post Date: Mar 22, 2023

Provider Profile

It’s Women’s History Month, which makes it the perfect time to reflect on some of the selfless women in our healthcare system. Florence Nightingale and...

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Reducing Your Risk of Falling at Home
Reducing Your Risk of Falling at Home

Post Date: Mar 15, 2023

Medical

As you get older, your bones tend to become less dense, and your muscle mass begins to decrease. That can make the effects of a...

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Spring Activities to Get You Moving
Spring Activities to Get You Moving

Post Date: Mar 08, 2023

Medical

Spring is a time of growth and change, with days getting longer and plants and animals starting to emerge as the snow melts. And after...

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6 Benefits of Group Therapy
6 Benefits of Group Therapy

Post Date: Mar 01, 2023

Behavioral Health

Group therapy can be a hugely beneficial practice. When you are dealing with complex life events or mental health struggles, therapy is a proven way...

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4 Benefits for Parents at CHP
4 Benefits for Parents at CHP

Post Date: Feb 22, 2023

Behavioral Health

Parenting can feel very isolating, especially when working through challenges with your child. But it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. And with CHP...

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The Difference Between a Panic Attack and an Anxiety Attack
The Difference Between a Panic Attack and an Anxiety Attack

Post Date: Feb 15, 2023

Behavioral Health

It can be terrifying when you’re stressed out and start feeling tightness in your chest and trouble breathing. Many people might think this is a...

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Signs You Should Take Your Child to CHP for the Flu
Signs You Should Take Your Child to CHP for the Flu

Post Date: Feb 08, 2023

Medical

Flu season is serious for people in at-risk groups. And for parents of young children, it can be scary to watch your child suffer through...

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Understanding The Basics of SSRIs
Understanding The Basics of SSRIs

Post Date: Feb 01, 2023

Behavioral Health

As we continue to work on destigmatizing mental health, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are being more frequently prescribed by doctors to treat various behavioral...

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8 Best Foods to Eat When You're Sick
8 Best Foods to Eat When You're Sick

Post Date: Jan 25, 2023

Medical

It can be hard to know what to eat when you're sick. That’s especially true if you have no energy, no appetite, or can’t keep...

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The Shift in Behavioral Health & Sports
The Shift in Behavioral Health & Sports

Post Date: Jan 18, 2023

Behavioral Health

Recently, we’ve seen a shift in thinking around competitive sports. Simone Biles, US Olympic athlete, withdrew from competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games to focus...

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7 Ways to Ease Seasonal Depression
7 Ways to Ease Seasonal Depression

Post Date: Jan 11, 2023

Behavioral Health, Preventative Care

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as seasonal depression or winter blues, can hit hard in northern climates like Montana. That’s partly because one of...

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Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Decrease Alzheimer's Risk
Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Decrease Alzheimer's Risk

Post Date: Jan 04, 2023

Preventative Care

There’s a lot we still have to learn about Alzheimer’s. But as the most common form of dementia, it can be a scary prospect for...

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Monkeypox in Montana: What You Need to Know
Monkeypox in Montana: What You Need to Know

Post Date: Dec 28, 2022

Medical

You might have heard the word monkeypox in the news and conversation recently. And though the World Health Organization now recommends the name mpox instead...

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Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Chronic Disease
Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Chronic Disease

Post Date: Dec 21, 2022

Preventative Care

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines chronic diseases as “conditions that last one year or more and require ongoing medical attention or...

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The Best Supplements to Boost Your Immune System this Winter
The Best Supplements to Boost Your Immune System this Winter

Post Date: Dec 14, 2022

Preventative Care

As the world begins to readjust to a world with COVID-19, winter doesn’t just bring cold and flu season. And staying healthy has taken on...

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CHP West Yellowstone Medical Clinic Closing
CHP West Yellowstone Medical Clinic Closing

Post Date: Dec 13, 2022

Medical, Behavioral Health

It is with gratitude and sadness that Community Health Partners announces the closing of our West Yellowstone medical clinic. As of the end of business...

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Guide to Start Exercising
Guide to Start Exercising

Post Date: Dec 07, 2022

Preventative Care

The health benefits of exercise have been proven again and again. It helps manage weight, improve mental health, strengthen bones and muscles, improve brain function...

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Tips to Change the Way You Eat
Tips to Change the Way You Eat

Post Date: Nov 30, 2022

Preventative Care

Health is not one size fits all, and neither is healthy eating. You can be healthy at a wide range of weights and body types...

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Anti-inflammatory Foods & Their Benefits
Anti-inflammatory Foods & Their Benefits

Post Date: Nov 23, 2022

Preventative Care

Inflammation has been in health news a lot recently. Inflammation is a valuable reaction from your body to fight invaders like viruses and bacteria. It’s...

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How to Properly Dispose of Old Medication
How to Properly Dispose of Old Medication

Post Date: Nov 16, 2022

Pharmacy

It might not seem like a big deal when you have old medication lying around your home. But when you look at some of those...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Health Literacy
5 Ways to Improve Your Health Literacy

Post Date: Nov 09, 2022

Medical

Health literacy refers to how well a patient can understand the health information they need to make health decisions. This can be understanding a diagnosis...

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5 Health Tips for Men this Movember
5 Health Tips for Men this Movember

Post Date: Nov 02, 2022

Preventative Care

November is Movember, men’s health month. This is the time to focus on essential and often overlooked health considerations. On average, men live five years...

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Free Exercise Resources
Free Exercise Resources

Post Date: Oct 26, 2022

Preventative Care

It’s clear that moving your body—in a way that works for you—is essential for health. And that applies to both the physical and mental. Fortunately...

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What You Need to Know About the New COVID Booster
What You Need to Know About the New COVID Booster

Post Date: Oct 19, 2022

COVID 19

A new COVID booster became available to people ages 12 and older on Labor Day of 2022. This new bivalent booster provides additional protection against...

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Why a Flu Shot Will Keep You Healthy This Cold & Flu Season
Why a Flu Shot Will Keep You Healthy This Cold & Flu Season

Post Date: Oct 12, 2022

Medical

Nobody wants to get the flu. Sure, as a kid, it felt nice to have a few days on the couch to watch TV, but...

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CHP Provider Profile: Christina Jamieson, PA-C, Medical Provider
CHP Provider Profile: Christina Jamieson, PA-C, Medical Provider

Post Date: Oct 05, 2022

News & Press

Our dedicated healthcare providers at Community Health Partners (CHP) make us who we are. As members and servants of their communities, each has a unique...

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Signs of an Eating Disorder in Your Loved One
Signs of an Eating Disorder in Your Loved One

Post Date: Sep 28, 2022

Behavioral Health

Eating disorders aren’t biased, they affect people of every age, race, gender, etc. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, eating...

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How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy Between Cleanings
How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy Between Cleanings

Post Date: Sep 21, 2022

Dental

Your mouth’s health is an important part of your overall health. Seeing the dentist regularly can help you keep your mouth and teeth healthy. And...

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Ways To Move While Working a Sedentary Job
Ways To Move While Working a Sedentary Job

Post Date: Sep 14, 2022

Preventative Care

Movement is essential for a healthy lifestyle. The World Health Organization reports that 65 to 85% of people around the worldhave a sedentary lifestyle. This...

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Indoor Exercise Alternatives
Indoor Exercise Alternatives

Post Date: Sep 07, 2022

Medical

Smoke season in Montana can take a toll on health. We spend all winter waiting for beautiful summer weather, with hikes, bike rides, mountains to...

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The Importance of Stretching at Any Age
The Importance of Stretching at Any Age

Post Date: Aug 31, 2022

Preventative Care

We’ve all heard about the importance of exercise. But stretching is a side of physical activity that is often overlooked. Stretching isn’t just for athletes...

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10 Habits to Change to Be That Much Healthier
10 Habits to Change to Be That Much Healthier

Post Date: Aug 24, 2022

Preventative Care

Sometimes making healthy changes in your life can feel overwhelming. But even the smallest changes can have a big impact. Fortunately there are simple, easy...

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5 Common Dental Emergencies
5 Common Dental Emergencies

Post Date: Aug 17, 2022

Dental

Oral health is often left out of the health equation. But the mouth is an important part of the body, and dental emergencies can have...

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Back to School Healthcare at CHP
Back to School Healthcare at CHP

Post Date: Aug 03, 2022

Medical

As we head into August, families throughout Montana are beginning their back-to-school prep for the new school year. One thing that’s typically on the checklist...

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CHP Provider Profile: Sarah Morgan, MD, Medical Provider
CHP Provider Profile: Sarah Morgan, MD, Medical Provider

Post Date: Jul 27, 2022

Provider Profile

At Community Health Partners (CHP), our dedicated healthcare providers make us who we are. As members and servants of their communities, each has a unique...

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Join the CHP Team
Join the CHP Team

Post Date: Jul 20, 2022

Medical

You may know about Community Health Partners and the services we offer or the communities around Southwest Montana that we serve, but did you know...

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Health Benefits of Vitamin D
Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Post Date: Jul 13, 2022

Medical

July is UV Safety Awareness Month, which means it’s a great opportunity to think about sun safety. Sunlight can make us feel good, lifting spirits...

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5 Facts That Challenge the Stigma Around Mental Health Issues
5 Facts That Challenge the Stigma Around Mental Health Issues

Post Date: Jul 06, 2022

Behavioral Health

Mental health issues have been impacting people’s lives for far longer than we’ve been talking about it. And talking about mental health more openly is...

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Get Outside Safely This Summer
Get Outside Safely This Summer

Post Date: Jun 29, 2022

Parent Support

Summer is filled with fun and sun. With long Montana winters, it’s important to enjoy every summer day to the fullest. And the best way...

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Is It Okay to Drink Alcohol While on Antidepressants?
Is It Okay to Drink Alcohol While on Antidepressants?

Post Date: Jun 22, 2022

Behavioral Health, Pharmacy

Drinking alcohol can be a social experience, a way to relax, or a form of cultural engagement. It can also lead to unhealthy dependencies and...

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Why Dental Assistants Are Underrated
Why Dental Assistants Are Underrated

Post Date: Jun 15, 2022

Dental

When you walk into a dental office – potentially with all kinds of anxieties, apprehensions and even pain – a dental assistant may be the...

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Do I Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?
Do I Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Post Date: Jun 08, 2022

Dental

Fun fact: wisdom teeth have the most variation of any teeth. There are stories of people having up to 12. With that much variation, and...

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Signs of Bipolar Disorder
Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Post Date: Jun 01, 2022

Behavioral Health

Bipolar disorder impacts an estimated 4.4% of US adults at some point in their lives, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. It takes...

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How CHP Serves Spanish-Speaking Montanans
How CHP Serves Spanish-Speaking Montanans

Post Date: May 25, 2022

Medical

CHP’s mission of bringing affordable medical care to all means more than just opening up clinics in convenient locations and offering a sliding scale for...

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Introducing the Bozeman Clinic CHP Pharmacy in a New Location
Introducing the Bozeman Clinic CHP Pharmacy in a New Location

Post Date: May 18, 2022

Pharmacy

After several years of investment and planning to expand its pharmacy services, Community Health Partners opened the Bozeman CHP Pharmacy in September, 2020. The years...

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5 Signs Your Drinking Habits May Be Becoming a Problem
5 Signs Your Drinking Habits May Be Becoming a Problem

Post Date: May 11, 2022

Behavioral Health

Having a few drinks with friends can be a lot of fun. But, for some people, casual drinking can become a problem. According to 201...

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10 Ways to Cope With Mental Health Challenges During the Pandemic
10 Ways to Cope With Mental Health Challenges During the Pandemic

Post Date: May 04, 2022

Behavioral Health

While the pandemic may be past its peak, many are still feeling the reverberations of two years of isolation, stress and hardship. Many Montanans are...

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CHP Give Big Fundraiser
CHP Give Big Fundraiser

Post Date: Apr 27, 2022

News & Press

This year, CHP is participating in Give Big Gallatin Valley, a fundraising event designed to support nonprofits that give back in big ways to the...

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How CHP Addresses Behavioral Health Differently
How CHP Addresses Behavioral Health Differently

Post Date: Apr 20, 2022

Behavioral Health

Behavioral health isn’t just about treating mental illness. Behavioral health – as opposed to mental health – describes the connection between a person’s behaviors and...

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The Most Common Questions We're Getting About COVID-19 and Vaccines Right Now
The Most Common Questions We're Getting About COVID-19 and Vaccines Right Now

Post Date: Apr 13, 2022

COVID 19

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, there are still a lot of questions and uncertainties surrounding the virus. We’ve come a long way...

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Silent STIs You Should Get Tested For
Silent STIs You Should Get Tested For

Post Date: Apr 13, 2022

Medical

Not all sexually transmitted infections (STIs) come with pain, itching, and obvious signs. In fact, some can show no signs at all. Yet even without...

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Long COVID: It's Very Real
Long COVID: It's Very Real

Post Date: Apr 06, 2022

COVID 19

As if COVID-19 wasn’t bad enough to recover from, there’s another issue many COVID recoverees are dealing with: long COVID. These lingering symptoms can make...

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Is My Child Struggling With a Behavioral Health Issue? Here's What to Look For
Is My Child Struggling With a Behavioral Health Issue? Here's What to Look For

Post Date: Mar 30, 2022

Behavioral Health

People are going through hard times right now – kids included. So, as a parent, how do you know whether or not your child is...

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What's a Clinical Pharmacist and How Can They Help?
What's a Clinical Pharmacist and How Can They Help?

Post Date: Mar 23, 2022

Pharmacy

In Community Health Partners’ pursuit to provide integrated care and treat the whole patient, we’re finding ways to better connect every touchpoint in the healthcare...

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5 Things You Should Know About Recreational Marijuana and Your Health
5 Things You Should Know About Recreational Marijuana and Your Health

Post Date: Mar 16, 2022

Medical

With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Montana for adults 21 and up, access to weed just got a lot easier for many. Medicinal marijuana...

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Let's Talk About Health Equity in Montana
Let's Talk About Health Equity in Montana

Post Date: Mar 09, 2022

Behavioral Health, Learning Partners, Community Partnerships

Montana has a lot of positives about it. From mountain views and outdoor recreation that contribute to a high quality of life, to growing town...

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Best Practices for At-Home Covid-19 Testing
Best Practices for At-Home Covid-19 Testing

Post Date: Mar 02, 2022

COVID 19

When Covid-19 cases surge, testing is one of the best ways to stop the spread. And fortunately, self-tests are becoming more widely available through the...

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I’ve Been Exposed to Covid – When Should I Get Tested?
I’ve Been Exposed to Covid – When Should I Get Tested?

Post Date: Feb 23, 2022

COVID 19

There’s a lot of uncertainty around Covid-19 and the ever-changing pandemic. Our knowledge continues to evolve right along with the virus. With new strains and...

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Montana Resources For When You're in a Mental Health Crisis
Montana Resources For When You're in a Mental Health Crisis

Post Date: Feb 16, 2022

Behavioral Health

Mental health crises can come up without warning, and they can be life-threatening. If you feel stuck, helpless, worthless or anxious to the point where...

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Understanding the Social Determinants of Health
Understanding the Social Determinants of Health

Post Date: Feb 09, 2022

Community Partnerships

Exercise, eat healthy, sleep well, and visit your doctor. Being healthy sounds easy right? For many, it’s not. In some places, healthy foods and fitness...

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Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches
Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

Post Date: Feb 02, 2022

Preventative Care

Good lunches do more than give a kid bragging rights in the cafeteria – they help build a foundation of health for students of any...

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Community Health Partners to Open New Bozeman Clinic in February
Community Health Partners to Open New Bozeman Clinic in February

Post Date: Jan 26, 2022

News & Press

Community Health Partners (CHP) is thrilled to announce the upcoming opening of its new Bozeman location in February 2022, which will improve accessibility and meet...

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How to Identify Depression in Your Teen
How to Identify Depression in Your Teen

Post Date: Jan 19, 2022

Behavioral Health, Parent Support

A recent CDC survey found 41% of Montana high school students self-reported feelings of depression in 2020 – the highest number ever reported. Roughly ...

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Dental Infections Can Be Worse Than You Think - Here's How to Prevent Them
Dental Infections Can Be Worse Than You Think - Here's How to Prevent Them

Post Date: Jan 12, 2022

Dental

While some infections can be relatively harmless or go away on their own, dental infections can lead to hospitalization if left untreated. What starts as...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update for Southwest Montana
COVID-19 Vaccine Update for Southwest Montana

Post Date: Jan 05, 2022

COVID 19

The situation around the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change nearly every day. It can be hard to keep track of current guidance and know what...

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Tips for Celebrating the New Year Safely in Montana
Tips for Celebrating the New Year Safely in Montana

Post Date: Dec 29, 2021

COVID 19

When New Year’s Eve comes around, there’s a lot to celebrate: a new year, the closing out of the previous one, and the possibilities of...

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Get Help Staying Warm in Montana
Get Help Staying Warm in Montana

Post Date: Dec 22, 2021

Preventative Care

In Montana, winters are cold. There’s no getting around it. And even though we power through it each year, Montanans need to remember that staying...

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How to Prepare for Health & Safety This Winter
How to Prepare for Health & Safety This Winter

Post Date: Dec 15, 2021

Behavioral Health

In a chaotic and tumultuous year, it’s easy to feel like things are out of your control. However, one thing you can control is preparing...

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5 Signs You Should See a Behavioral Health Counselor
5 Signs You Should See a Behavioral Health Counselor

Post Date: Dec 08, 2021

Behavioral Health

Behavioral health refers to how your daily actions and habits impact your mental and physical health. You might think of it as an umbrella that...

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5 Tips for Playing Safely With Kids' Toys
5 Tips for Playing Safely With Kids' Toys

Post Date: Dec 01, 2021

Parent Support

In 2020, emergency departments in hospitals around the country treated nearly 400 kids aged 12 and younger each day for toy-related injuries, according to the...

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How to Support a Loved One with Diabetes
How to Support a Loved One with Diabetes

Post Date: Nov 24, 2021

Medical

November is American Diabetes Month, and that means it’s time to show your loved ones who have been affected by the disease that you’re there...

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The 8 Best Things Men Can Do for Their Health
The 8 Best Things Men Can Do for Their Health

Post Date: Nov 17, 2021

Preventative Care

November is the month for focusing on men’s health, for men and anyone who has a man they care about in their life. Movember isn’t...

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The State of Men’s Mental Health in Montana
The State of Men’s Mental Health in Montana

Post Date: Nov 10, 2021

Behavioral Health

November is the month for focusing on men’s health, for men and anyone who has a man they care about in their life. Movember isn’t...

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Men, Don't Avoid Care for These Common Men's Health Issues
Men, Don't Avoid Care for These Common Men's Health Issues

Post Date: Nov 03, 2021

Preventative Care

Men are notoriously bad at going to the doctor for help, even when they need it most. In 2019, the Cleveland Clinic surveyed 1,174 American...

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7 Fall Foods to Feel Good
7 Fall Foods to Feel Good

Post Date: Oct 27, 2021

Medical

Fall brings a harvest bounty of produce from grocery stores and local farms to our home tables, helping us load up on vitamins and fiber...

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Los senderos locales ofrecen una forma gratuita de hacer ejercicio en el suroeste de Montana
Los senderos locales ofrecen una forma gratuita de hacer ejercicio en el suroeste de Montana

Post Date: Oct 20, 2021

No tiene que pagar por una membresía mensual de gimnasio para estar activo. Afortunadamente, en el suroeste de Montana, hay muchas oportunidades para salir y...

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Local Trails Offer a Free Way to Exercise in Southwest Montana
Local Trails Offer a Free Way to Exercise in Southwest Montana

Post Date: Oct 20, 2021

Medical

You don’t have to pay for a monthly gym membership to get active. Luckily, in southwest Montana, there are plenty of opportunities to get outside...

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What is a School-Based Health Center?
What is a School-Based Health Center?

Post Date: Oct 13, 2021

Panther Clinic

Schools have become all-in-one community centers, catering to all backgrounds and life situations. It only makes sense that these service-oriented centers of learning would incorporate...

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10 Ways to Advocate For Your Own Health Literacy
10 Ways to Advocate For Your Own Health Literacy

Post Date: Oct 06, 2021

Medical

Understanding information from your healthcare provider is incredibly important for your health. If you don’t understand documents or contracts, diagnoses or prescriptions, it can be...

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Como Cuidarte Si Trabajas en la Industria
Como Cuidarte Si Trabajas en la Industria

Post Date: Sep 29, 2021

Preventative Care

Cuando realizas un trabajo físico, frecuentemente sientes los efectos de este después de terminar y salir del establecimiento. Lesiones que ocurren por la repetición de...

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How to Take Care of Yourself While Working an Industrial Job
How to Take Care of Yourself While Working an Industrial Job

Post Date: Sep 29, 2021

Preventative Care

When you work a physical job, you'll often feel the effects long after you clock out or leave the job site. Injuries that come from...

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Why Good Footwear is So Important for Your Health
Why Good Footwear is So Important for Your Health

Post Date: Sep 22, 2021

Preventative Care

As the foundation for your entire body, there’s a whole lot to your health that begins in your feet. That’s part of the reason that...

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Most Common Sports Injuries for Kids and How You Can Prevent Them
Most Common Sports Injuries for Kids and How You Can Prevent Them

Post Date: Sep 15, 2021

Preventative Care, Panther Clinic

When a third of all childhood injuries happen while playing sports, it's worth paying attention to some prevention. Sports injuries result in 3 million emergency...

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Tips for a Safer, Healthier Camping Trip In Montana
Tips for a Safer, Healthier Camping Trip In Montana

Post Date: Sep 08, 2021

Preventative Care

Montana has a reputation for its natural areas and public lands, for a good reason. And one of the perks of living in the state...

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5 Datos para Mantenerse Saludable bajo Calidad de Aire Nociva
5 Datos para Mantenerse Saludable bajo Calidad de Aire Nociva

Post Date: Sep 01, 2021

Preventative Care

Este verano con incendios forestales récord ha intensificado el reconocimiento a la calidad del aire y como impacta nuestra salud, especialmente para quienes ya están...

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5 Tips for Staying Safe In Poor Air Quality
5 Tips for Staying Safe In Poor Air Quality

Post Date: Sep 01, 2021

Preventative Care

This summer of record wildfires has heightened awareness of air quality and how it impacts our health, especially for those already at higher risk for...

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How to Beat the Heat Without A/C
How to Beat the Heat Without A/C

Post Date: Aug 25, 2021

Preventative Care

When the heat of summer reaches new highs, it can feel impossible to find relief if you don’t have air conditioning (A/C). But there are...

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5 Beginner Hikes in Southwest Montana
5 Beginner Hikes in Southwest Montana

Post Date: Aug 18, 2021

Behavioral Health

The love for hiking is strong in Southwest Montana, where outdoor adventures fuel many people’s days off. And hiking has plenty of proven benefits as...

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5 Common Teen Health Problems and How the Panther Clinic Can Help
5 Common Teen Health Problems and How the Panther Clinic Can Help

Post Date: Aug 11, 2021

Community Partnerships, Preventative Care, Panther Clinic

Teens face many physical and mental health issues that are unique to their age group, and they may not always be noticeable to their parents...

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Exámenes Físicos para el Deporte Gratuitos y Mas en la Clínica Panther dentro de la Escuela Intermedia de Belgrade
Exámenes Físicos para el Deporte Gratuitos y Mas en la Clínica Panther dentro de la Escuela Intermedia de Belgrade

Post Date: Aug 04, 2021

Mientras las familias en Montana se preparan para el nuevo año escolar, el cuidado de prevención es más importante que nunca -por lo que también...

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Free Sports Physicals and More at the Panther Clinic Inside Belgrade Middle School
Free Sports Physicals and More at the Panther Clinic Inside Belgrade Middle School

Post Date: Aug 04, 2021

Panther Clinic

As Montana families prepare for the upcoming school year, preventative care is more important than ever – which is why it should also be accessible...

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What Fresh Air Does for Your Health
What Fresh Air Does for Your Health

Post Date: Jul 28, 2021

Fresh air is good for your body and your mind – anyone who enjoys getting outside will tell you that. But you don’t have to...

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Start Caring For Your Back and Joints at a Younger Age
Start Caring For Your Back and Joints at a Younger Age

Post Date: Jul 21, 2021

Preventative Care

Back and joint pain has long been the punchline of jokes about getting older, but this type of discomfort isn't reserved for senior citizens. For...

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Preventative Care in Your 70s
Preventative Care in Your 70s

Post Date: Jul 14, 2021

Preventative Care

As you reach your 70s, your body and mind are changing, making preventative care a continued priority. Whether you're dreaming of travel, quiet walks through...

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CHP Provider Profile: Kristi King, Medical Provider
CHP Provider Profile: Kristi King, Medical Provider

Post Date: Jul 07, 2021

Provider Profile

At Community Health Partners (CHP), our dedicated healthcare providers make us who we are. As members and servants of their communities, each has a unique...

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10 Tips for Summer Safety
10 Tips for Summer Safety

Post Date: Jun 30, 2021

Preventative Care

In Montana, summer seems to be here and gone before we know it, so we have to make the most of it. You won't want...

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What's the Difference Between a Community Health Center and Public Health?
What's the Difference Between a Community Health Center and Public Health?

Post Date: Jun 23, 2021

Public health and community health are two pillars of a flourishing population, and they sound like they could be the same thing. It's true that...

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CHP Provider Profile: Myles St. Jonn, Medical Provider
CHP Provider Profile: Myles St. Jonn, Medical Provider

Post Date: Jun 16, 2021

Provider Profile

At Community Health Partners (CHP), our dedicated healthcare providers make us who we are. As members and servants of their communities, each has a unique...

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The Best Ways to Manage Warm Weather Allergies in Montana
The Best Ways to Manage Warm Weather Allergies in Montana

Post Date: Jun 09, 2021

Seasonal allergies aren't fun for anyone. As the sun finally shows its face after a long winter, the last thing you want is to be...

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Preventative Care in Your 60s
Preventative Care in Your 60s

Post Date: Jun 02, 2021

Preventative Care

As you enter your 60s, the idea of retirement comes into view. And when you want to enjoy the time you have to relax and...

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Ways to Thank Your Local Healthcare Providers
Ways to Thank Your Local Healthcare Providers

Post Date: May 26, 2021

Community Partnerships

There’s no question that local healthcare providers are true heroes, working hard to help keep you and your family healthy. Especially over the last year...

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Pregnancy and COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy and COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Post Date: May 19, 2021

COVID 19

With COVID-19 vaccines now becoming widely available in Montana, women have questions about how the vaccine relates to fertility, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. So, we sat...

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Don't Neglect Basic Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Don't Neglect Basic Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Post Date: May 05, 2021

In 2020, many things stopped. Your vacation planning, routines, regular visits to friends, and even grocery store trips suddenly came to a halt. But the...

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What to Expect After You Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine
What to Expect After You Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine

Post Date: Apr 28, 2021

There’s a lot of misinformation and rumors floating around about the COVID-19 vaccine, which can be intimidating as you’re looking to get your first shot...

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COVID-19 Vaccines Now Widely Available in Montana – Here's How to Get Yours
COVID-19 Vaccines Now Widely Available in Montana – Here's How to Get Yours

Post Date: Apr 21, 2021

COVID 19

There's no more waiting for COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in Montana. With Governor Greg Gianforte's announcement on April 1st, anyone over the age of 16 is...

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Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 50s
Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 50s

Post Date: Apr 14, 2021

Preventative Care

As you enter your 50s, preventative care becomes even more vital to continuing strong health. After all, planning ahead with your health in mind will...

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How to Stay Healthy While (Still) Working From Home
How to Stay Healthy While (Still) Working From Home

Post Date: Apr 09, 2021

Some people prefer to work from home, while others thrive on splitting their time between the office and home. But these days, many folks don't...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Facts
COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Facts

Post Date: Mar 31, 2021

With the widening availability of COVID-19 vaccines in Montana, many people have questions and apprehensions about their development, how they work, and their safety. Right...

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Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 40s
Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 40s

Post Date: Mar 17, 2021

Preventative Care

As you reach your 40s, you enter a new season of life, with new things to enjoy as well as new considerations for your health...

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Parents Benefit from the School-Based Health Clinic in Belgrade, Montana
Parents Benefit from the School-Based Health Clinic in Belgrade, Montana

Post Date: Mar 10, 2021

Community Partnerships

For parents, teachers, and students, navigating the past year has taken a lot of hard work, flexibility, and patience. It’s been especially hard on parents...

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Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 30s
Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 30s

Post Date: Mar 03, 2021

As you enter your 30s, being proactive about preventative care becomes even more important to keep you healthy and happy. As with every year in...

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Empleada de CHP comparte su experiencia al recibir la vacuna de COVID-19
Empleada de CHP comparte su experiencia al recibir la vacuna de COVID-19

Post Date: Feb 25, 2021

COVID 19

Aquí en Community Health Partners, la mayoría de nuestro personal ha recibido la vacuna del COVID-19. Mientras continuamos la interacción diaria con nuestras comunidades en...

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CHP Staff Member Shares What it's Like to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
CHP Staff Member Shares What it's Like to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Post Date: Feb 24, 2021

COVID 19

Here at Community Health Partners, most of our staff now have been fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine. As we interact with our communities in...

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Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 20s
Preventative Care You Should Be Doing in Your 20s

Post Date: Feb 17, 2021

When you’re in your 20s, it can be easy to overlook basic preventative care items that will help keep you healthy for years to come...

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CHP Provider Profile: Melissa Joecks, Behavioral Health Provider
CHP Provider Profile: Melissa Joecks, Behavioral Health Provider

Post Date: Feb 10, 2021

At Community Health Partners (CHP), our dedicated health care providers make us who we are. As members and servants of their communities, each has a...

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Skin Care Tips for Montana Winters
Skin Care Tips for Montana Winters

Post Date: Feb 03, 2021

Cold weather is here in Montana, which means snow flurries, skiing, cozy fires, and endless cups of hot cocoa. It also means it’s the time...

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Flu
5 Things You Need to Know About the Flu

Post Date: Jan 27, 2021

When flu season comes around, sickness can take its toll on busy lives and active families. The flu is a contagious, viral illness that targets...

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Montana COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Updated January 26, 2020
Montana COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Updated January 26, 2020

Post Date: Jan 26, 2021

News & Press, COVID 19

The COVID-19 vaccines are now being distributed in our communities in Montana. We know that many of our patients are anxious to hear what this...

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Illiteracy and How it Impacts Montanans' Health
Illiteracy and How it Impacts Montanans' Health

Post Date: Jan 20, 2021

In 2020, Montana's literacy rate was 91.20 percent, making it the 16th most literate state in the U.S. While Montana is doing well on a...

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How to Lower Your Blood Pressure and Prevent Hypertension
How to Lower Your Blood Pressure and Prevent Hypertension

Post Date: Jan 13, 2021

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is precisely what it sounds like: the pressure of your blood flowing through your veins gets too high...

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How to Prevent Slips and Falls
How to Prevent Slips and Falls

Post Date: Jan 06, 2021

Slips and falls can be a significant risk to all ages, especially during icy Montana winters. But for those with mobility challenges or low bone...

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How Wood-Burning Stoves Can Affect Your Health
How Wood-Burning Stoves Can Affect Your Health

Post Date: Dec 30, 2020

The first nip of fall in the air, the smell of wood smoke as snow falls: wood stoves are a staple of the Montana landscape...

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COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Expect
COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Expect

Post Date: Dec 23, 2020

News & Press

With the arrival of the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in Montana, this is a momentous week for our communities. The approval of these...

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6 Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
6 Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Post Date: Dec 16, 2020

Behavioral Health

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) takes its toll on about 5 percent of U.S. adults, according to the American Psychiatric Association. This form of seasonal depression...

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CHP in 2020: A Year in Review
CHP in 2020: A Year in Review

Post Date: Dec 09, 2020

News & Press

2020 has been quite the year for our staff, our patients, our communities, and our organization. The presence of COVID-19 brought many challenges and spurred...

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6 Safety Precautions to Take Regarding Your Medication
6 Safety Precautions to Take Regarding Your Medication

Post Date: Dec 02, 2020

Pharmacy

Medication can be an important component of your health and wellness journey. Prescriptions are nothing to be nervous about when you’re working actively with your...

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What You Need to Know About Polypharmacy
What You Need to Know About Polypharmacy

Post Date: Nov 25, 2020

Medical, Pharmacy

About half of Americans today take at least one prescription drug, and 12 percent of Americans take five or more prescriptions per day. While it's...

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Health Resources for Diverse Communities in Montana
Health Resources for Diverse Communities in Montana

Post Date: Nov 18, 2020

Community Health Partners is committed to providing healthcare and other resources to the community, regardless of people’s ability to pay, the language they speak, or...

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CHP Program Spotlight: Parents as Teachers
CHP Program Spotlight: Parents as Teachers

Post Date: Nov 18, 2020

For children, the period between birth and five years old is the most crucial for development and overall health, which is why it's so important...

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Learning Partners Spotlight: Parent Liaison Program
Learning Partners Spotlight: Parent Liaison Program

Post Date: Nov 11, 2020

Learning Partners

For parents and children, life at home and school are intimately connected. When parents and their children are dealing with hardship at home, it can...

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Open Enrollment and How CHP Can Help
Open Enrollment and How CHP Can Help

Post Date: Nov 04, 2020

Need Health Insurance? Be Prepared for Open Enrollment This November. Open enrollment for 2021 plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace begins Sunday, November 1st, and...

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A Meaningful Partnership with Nova Café in Bozeman
A Meaningful Partnership with Nova Café in Bozeman

Post Date: Oct 30, 2020

Community Partnerships

This quarter, Community Health Partners is collaborating with local Bozeman restaurant Nova Café, which will donate a portion of its proceeds to CHP. The popular...

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What is Health Literacy?
What is Health Literacy?

Post Date: Oct 21, 2020

Learning Partners

Have you ever been handed a piece of information at a doctor’s office and had no idea what it meant? You’re not alone. According to...

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The Best and Worst Foods for Your Dental Health
The Best and Worst Foods for Your Dental Health

Post Date: Oct 07, 2020

Dental

Solid brushing and flossing habits are most important to your overall dental health. Still, your choice of foods and beverages can also significantly impact the...

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Getting Ready for Flu Season and Preventative Care
Getting Ready for Flu Season and Preventative Care

Post Date: Sep 30, 2020

Medical, COVID 19

Prevention is the best medicine to help protect you and your family from the flu each season. And, while many are still doing their preventative...

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CHP’s Partnerships with Local Schools
CHP’s Partnerships with Local Schools

Post Date: Sep 23, 2020

News & Press

Community Health Partners believes in breaking down barriers that prevent equal access to health care. One way that CHP does this is by partnering with...

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The Belgrade Middle School Panther Clinic Comes to Belgrade
The Belgrade Middle School Panther Clinic Comes to Belgrade

Post Date: Sep 23, 2020

News & Press, Medical, Behavioral Health

We are excited to bring you a new announcement for Belgrade, Montana, and CHP’s services in the community. As of Wednesday, September 16th, Belgrade School...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Virtual Health Care Appointment
How to Get the Most Out of Your Virtual Health Care Appointment

Post Date: Sep 16, 2020

Like so many interactions today, many healthcare appointments now have the option of going virtual. Though all Community Health Partners’ clinics are open for in-person...

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5 Free Health and Wellness Apps That are Worth Trying
5 Free Health and Wellness Apps That are Worth Trying

Post Date: Sep 09, 2020

Though regularly seeing health care professionals is an important part of maintaining overall health, there are many resources out there that can help you take...

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CHP Programs That Provide Education Resources to the Community
CHP Programs That Provide Education Resources to the Community

Post Date: Sep 02, 2020

Learning Partners

Health issues are complex, and many of them cannot be fixed with a doctor’s appointment in an exam room. Health experts at CHP know that...

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How to Care for Your Teeth During COVID-19
How to Care for Your Teeth During COVID-19

Post Date: Aug 26, 2020

Dental, COVID 19

Community Health Partners and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognize the unprecedented and extraordinary circumstances dentists and all healthcare professionals face related...

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CHP: A Voice in Our Community
CHP: A Voice in Our Community

Post Date: Aug 19, 2020

Medical

Community Health Partners (CHP) grew from just two employees in Livingston in 1997 to its full strength of 145 staff across five delivery sites in...

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Where Montana Needs Help
Where Montana Needs Help

Post Date: Aug 12, 2020

Behavioral Health

The state of Montana is often seen as idyllic from the outside, with beautiful mountain vistas, wide-open spaces and plenty of activities to be had...

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Preparing for Healthy Living in the New School Year
Preparing for Healthy Living in the New School Year

Post Date: Aug 05, 2020

COVID 19

Entering any new school year can be challenging for any family as routines change, and activities ramp up. This year, with the presence of COVID-19...

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Benefits of a Primary Care Physician
Benefits of a Primary Care Physician

Post Date: Jul 29, 2020

Medical

There are plenty of benefits to regularly visiting a primary care physician (PCP). From building relationships to catching problems early and addressing preventative care, you...

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5 Tips for Addressing Behavioral Health with your Friends and Family
5 Tips for Addressing Behavioral Health with your Friends and Family

Post Date: Jul 22, 2020

News & Press, COVID 19, Behavioral Health

Years ago, when someone broke their arm or leg, they might have someone sign their cast. More recently, many people with the same afflictions tend...

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CHP-Belgrade Clinic: Local Community Partners for Healthy Living
CHP-Belgrade Clinic: Local Community Partners for Healthy Living

Post Date: Jul 01, 2020

Medical, Behavioral Health

As health needs continue to grow in the Gallatin Valley, our local communities’ needs for growth come along with it. In places like Belgrade, the...

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Safety Tips for Holiday Fun this Summer
Safety Tips for Holiday Fun this Summer

Post Date: Jun 24, 2020

News & Press

As the summer holidays are coming up, we could all use a little time to relax, unwind, and getaway. And while you do that, it’s...

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The CHP Differentiator
The CHP Differentiator

Post Date: Jun 17, 2020

Dental, Medical, COVID 19, Behavioral Health

Both Gallatin and Park Counties have many options for good healthcare. We have three hospitals as well as a multitude of same-day surgery centers, urgent...

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5 Tips to Navigate COVID Recovery
5 Tips to Navigate COVID Recovery

Post Date: Jun 10, 2020

News & Press, Medical, COVID 19

As our local communities advance phases and lighten restrictions, it’s important to keep taking steps to protect yourself and others from the effects of COVID-19...

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Finding The Right Partner for Healthy Living
Finding The Right Partner for Healthy Living

Post Date: Jun 03, 2020

Dental, Medical

2020 has brought healthcare to the forefront of people’s lives in Montana and around the world. Whether we are dealing with the need for a...

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Celebrating 20 Years
Celebrating 20 Years

Post Date: May 01, 2018

News & Press

Community Health Partners Celebrates 20 Years Of Caring For Our Community When a small band of concerned citizens decided to open a tiny clinic tailored...

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CHP Wins Award
CHP Wins Award

Post Date: May 01, 2018

News & Press

Community Health Partners receives the first annual Mignon Waterman Award for contributions to behavioral health in Montana. Bozeman, Mont. – The Montana Healthcare Foundation (MHCF)...

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A Medical Profile
A Medical Profile

Post Date: Apr 01, 2018

Provider Profile, Medical

Many patients at CHP’s Belgrade medical clinic panic a little bit if the medical assistant, Kaleena Uber, is not the one greeting them in the...

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It's Going to be Epic
It's Going to be Epic

Post Date: Mar 01, 2018

News & Press

An electronic health record (EHR) is the tool that medical providers, like CHP, use to systematically collect and store health information about you. Your EHR...

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Our West Yellowstone Clinic
Our West Yellowstone Clinic

Post Date: Jan 01, 2018

News & Press

From 1,200 to 20,000 In The Glorious Days Of Summer The staff in CHP’s West Yellowstone clinic recently completed a busy summer season with hordes...

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CHP in the News
CHP in the News

Post Date: Dec 23, 2017

News & Press

Medical providers say Congress’ inaction risks rural Montana’s health care safety nets By Katheryn Houghton Chronicle Staff Writer Dec 23, 2017 Medical providers say the...

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A Dental Profile
A Dental Profile

Post Date: Dec 01, 2017

Dental, Provider Profile

For veteran dental hygienist, Gregg Price, working with patients on preventive care is one of his most important jobs at CHP’s Bozeman Dental Practice. And...

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