The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board manages 160 parks, 558 employees and a $111 million budget. It might be helpful if they could stand each other.
It isn’t nuclear physics, people. Here are the basics to consider before you cast your ballot in Minneapolis or St. Paul.
Park Board elections are usually about as exciting as a Quickbooks webinar. Not this time around. This year, think “House of Cards” for tree-huggers.
“We help poor people get to work, that’s always what it’s been about,” Brent Fuqua says. “Some people just can’t afford a car, or may not have a driver’s license anymore.”
As a chemical health counselor with the Positive Care Center at HCMC, Sannel’s job is to work exclusively with HIV-positive patients who have these challenges.
The move would help the organization serve more people. But there are questions — zoning questions, parking questions, safety questions. Nimby questions.
“Mindfulness is all about changing the loops in your brain that say you want something, and it’s proving really effective with tobacco addictions,” says Dr. Courtney Baechler.
It’s not something you forget. The moment your life changes. For Gabriel Orion Marie, it was the day she dipped a brush into paint.
Her book will focus on the lives of people who are thriving with mental illness and the strategies they use to get there.
Caroline Smith is headlining this year. And former child star Mackenzie Phillips will share her story with the crowd.
Sobers Corps has no staff and little budget, but it’s still going strong in the memory of founder Fred Myers and inspiration Malik Sealy.
The In Reach program provides up to four months of targeted case management for high utilizers of crisis care.
When LCL began it was primarily focused on alcoholism. Today it acts as a portal for information for lawyers in any kind of mental health or substance-abuse distress.
In fact you’d think a graphic novel about recovery would have been done by now, it’s such a natural. But it hadn’t. Not until Daniel Maurer’s “Sobriety: A Graphic Novel.”
“I always ask students I see about what’s causing them anxiety and I often hear that it is about the financial aspect of college,” says U of M chemical health counselor ThanhVan Vu.
“It’s not expensive, and it works. You can produce an overdose kit, which has two injectable doses of Narcan, for about $35,” says Adam Fairbanks of Valhalla Place.
TXT4Life may not be a silver bullet in the battle to prevent suicide, but it certainly has advocates excited.
The merger of Hamline’s law school and William Mitchell College of Law makes sense for a lot of reasons. But it’s also clear that they didn’t have much of a choice.
Before Joe Palumbo came along, they were just those annoying ice structures. Now they have a name and are part of a $2 million business.