Belinda Nelson appointed to SD Advisory Council

Belinda Nelson, CEO of Community Counseling Service of Huron and Madison, has recently been reappointed to the South Dakota Behavioral Health Advisory Council by Governor Dennis Daugaard.  Belinda has served as a Mental Health representative from 2013 through 2017 and will now serve as a Substance Use Disorder representative through October 30, 2021.

South Dakota Suicide Prevention – Where there is HELP, there is HOPE…

Find Help, find toolkits, find hope at or call 211 or 911, or call Community Counseling Services – Huron – 605-352-8596 or Madison 605-256-9656.

Amy Swank

Amy Swank is our new Leadership Huron member for Community Counseling Services. She started with CCS in October 2016.  She is a case manager for the Strive team located at the Bradfield Leary Center.  The Strive team assists clients in developing skills, coping strategies, and managing community resources that are available to assist them in […]

Does depression hurt, mom?

 “Does depression hurt, mom?” By Tammy Dramstad, MSW, CSW-PIP, QMHP, Clinical Director of CCS Recently, my youngest son asked me the question, “does depression hurt?” Without much thought I quickly answered “yes, depression hurts.”  What I was not prepared for was the question that came next “Where does depression hurt?” Depression is often an undertreated […]

South Dakota Governor makes proclamation

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

• Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. • People experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem. • Sometimes people—especially young people—struggling with mental health concerns […]

CCS offers EMDR therapy

  Community Counseling Services is proud to announce 4 therapists have now been trained and are providing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in Huron and Madison.  In  Huron, EMDR therapists are: Tammy Dramstad, CSW-PIP  and Clinical Director, Ashley Frankfurth, CSW, and Rikki Johnson, CSW and in Madison, Alicia Gamache, LPC.   EMDR, Eye […]

CCS consumers benefit from “Pay It Forward” SD State Fair Tickets

Pay it Forward at the SD State Fair CCS consumers get free SD State Fair Tickets. HURON, S.D. –Monday, September 5 at the South Dakota State Fair will be Pay it Forward Day. The fair is teaming up with businesses and organizations that are generously banding together to sponsor gate admission passes for those in […]

Job Openings – immediate need!

Join the CCS Team today!  Great people, great benefits! Click here for a complete listing of openings! NURSES encouraged to apply!!!  

Case Manager position open in Huron

Case Manager – IMPACT Team in Huron