Rather than having time to grieve and recover, Miles spent the first weeks and months after her husband’s death meeting with probate attorneys and bankers to sort out her financial life. She’s now published a book to help others with that.
Many recovery community organizations that found out about grant awards in July still haven’t received money from the state Department of Human Services.
Community bridge building, or tapping the indispensable expertise of people who have lived experience in a specific culture, is one approach that has shown some success in addressing the opioid addiction crisis among Karen youth in the Twin Cities.
A $1.1 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will help researchers at HealthPartners Institute’s Neuroscience Research Center continue to assess the effectiveness of a promising model for dementia care: Care Ecosystem.
Advocates at the Karen Organization of Minnesota say Karen parents from around the state are increasingly concerned that their children are becoming addicted to opioids.
The Minnesota Psychiatric Society officially registered its opposition. The health department is set to decide on or before Dec. 1.
Most breast cancers are treatable when detected early, but Black women’s breast cancer fatality rate is 40% higher than it is for white women, according to the American Cancer Society.
Though Better Beginnings started with a focus on birth, postpartum and lactation support, creating a dads group felt like a natural extension for the company, which aims to provide holistic care for all members of a family.
NAMI Minnesota began offering Ending the Silence pre-COVID, but demand for the class is up as rates of mental illness among young people continue to rise.
Nearly half of Americans reported gaining weight after living through this extended period of stress and isolation. And it’s not just weight gain: For countless others, COVID has changed the way we eat in fundamental ways.
Agency leaders and advocates are concerned about people’s mental health and are getting ready to ask state lawmakers to help make nonprofit workers’ wages more competitive.
Starting this fall, the Center City-based addiction treatment giant will begin to emphasize a program called Community Reinforcement and Family Training that helps family members build skills that move beyond terms like “enabling” and “tough love.”
Rather than inserting a bunch of small coils, the WEB is a single device, a mesh basket that comes out of microsheath in a collapsed state and then opens into an aneurysm like a flower, hugging its walls.
The anonymous donor requested that the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health spend the money within a year and that about a quarter go to Fidgety Fairy Tales, a musical theater group that performs at schools to help children understand mental illness.
Advocates and Kobe Dimock-Heisler’s mother say police escalated the situation that resulted in his death.
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.