One expert said the first and most important factor that should be considered is the older person’s feelings about leaving their home for a different living situation.
The conference takes place Wednesday and Thursday at the campus in St. Peter and online via Zoom. Organizers say this year’s speakers include a range of scientists and academics who look at their work — and the world that influences it — through a lens that challenges mainstream ways of thinking.
Parents and guardians often want to protect young people’s mental health by shielding them from difficult discussions around their medical care. Dr. Jennifer Needle said that her professional experience leads her to think differently.
In Mankato, state grant recipient Christian Family Solutions is working to connect with people in Greater Minnesota who need help with a gambling addiction.
Dr. Tenbit Emiru says the role at UCare felt appealing because of the high-needs population the organization serves as well as its public commitment to addressing serious equity gaps in the region’s health care system.
In response to a growing number of calls for assistance navigating intimate scenes in productions, many Twin Cities theater companies are turning to intimacy coordinators.
The social workers have different training than police officers and help reinforce the notion that ‘mental health is not a crime.’
Launched in 2019, the Resident Integrated Support Environment (RISE) offers support to physicians in training.
The physician’s widower connected with another family who went through a similar experience. Together, they hope to raise awareness around the mental health of physician mothers.
It’s beastly hot out. Do you know where and how your older adult is — and whether they are drinking lots and lots of fluids?
In a world that is slowly moving away from the pandemic’s more acute phase, Hani Jacobson believes that our focus should be on mental health.
Detection and treatment methods are widely available; encouraging people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds to use them may require changing the way medical care is delivered.
Prof. Erica Timko Olson has made it her life’s work to get people to appreciate the restorative power of being in nature.
Treating the whole patient requires more time than a classic “blood pressure-reflexes-weight” checkup.
The majority of respondents don’t want to go to the “LGBTQ Senior Center.” They want to go to the senior center down the street, where they are near their neighbors and friends.
Appleton learned a difficult truth: First responders like EMTs and firefighters were actually much more sophisticated than health care workers in their response to work-related trauma.
As part of their participation in Bemidji State’s InPsyT program, Native American students receive culturally specific support and mentorship.
The program features notable members of the arts community sitting down for in-depth interviews with Sarah Souder Johnson, Dissonance co-founder and board chair, for conversations about their art, their mental health and how the two influence each other.
Intensive, abbreviated post-baccalaureate nursing programs are popping up around the country. In Minnesota, Bethel, the College of St. Scholastica, Concordia College, the University of Northwestern and the University of Minnesota’s School of Nursing all offer accelerated programs.