One example of a health disparity is in colorectal cancer screening rates for the health system’s Black and African-American patient population.
The collaboration between Stages Theatre Company and the Capri Theater deals with the violent arrest of a Black teen.
Subjects in the five-year studies represent the full range of ethnicities living in the Twin Cities, with equal groups of Black, Hispanic, Native, immigrant and refugee and white subjects.
As co-founders of Twin Cities Recovery Project, a Minneapolis-based addiction recovery program focused on the needs of the African American community, LaTricia Tate and Marc Johnigan were partners in work — and in life.
Sports psychologists don’t only work with athletes and their coaches. They also often do trainings for business professionals interested in bringing an athletic mindset to partnerships and high-stakes negotiations.
Matthew Sanchez realized students need consistency — not so much by making sure the trains run on time, but rather by consistently showing them he cares.
Those connections were investigated in two recently published studies conducted by Rebecca Rossom, MD, senior research investigator at HealthPartners Institute.
For the last decade, Eugene Newcombe has waged what he sees as a war of sorts against the Department of Veterans Affairs — to help fellow vets apply for disability compensation he believes they deserve.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers is not only giving Peter Hayden its inaugural “Diversity, Inclusivity and Racial Equity Award,” the group is naming the award after him.
In 2017, Marika Reese decided to start her own for-profit mental health agency, Ubuntu Care Services, with a focus is on African American clients. It was just the beginning.
For those involved, the Medical Dental Integration Program has put a spotlight on what they see as major gaps in care for some of Minnesota’s newest residents.
Created as a way to recognize organizations and individuals working toward lasting social change, Anthem Award winners are selected by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a group of digital-industry experts and influencers.
COVID-forced closures have not only impacted the viability of Minnesota’s day-treatment programs, they’ve destabilized participants’ mental health.
While many Minnesotans have taken advantage of the new Minnesota Insulin Safety Net Program, there are still many others who are eligible who haven’t heard about it.
The University of Minnesota Duluth’s Providing Advanced Clinical Training (PACT) program offers $10,000 stipends to offset the cost of the unpaid internship requirement for social work masters’ degree students.
George Realmuto is an outspoken advocate for limiting the scope of medical cannabis and for upping the legal age for recreational use, positions informed by his research as a psychiatrist — and by the loss of his daughter.
A $757,000 grant from the Bush Foundation will allow Minneapolis’ Family Tree Clinic to teach health care providers in isolated communities how to offer the care.
A Q&A with Julie Bluhm, CEO of Guild Services, a St. Paul-based nonprofit devoted to helping people with mental illness and long-term homelessness.
Rooted in Anishinaabe language, culture, traditions and beliefs, Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog — the department formerly known as Red Lake Family and Children’s Services — is designed to focus on intergenerational family wellness.
Though the organization is based in Minnesota, as are most of the peer guides, there are plans in the works to make Firefly a national organization.