Minnesota has a dearth of recovery services focused on the needs of BIPOC communities. The Twin Cities Recovery Project, Johnigan’s young-but-growing nonprofit, was one of a small group of organizations trying to fill the gap.
After years at a simmer, staffing shortages at long-term care programs in Minnesota have reached a full boil.
Under the direct primary care model, patients pay physicians directly, based on a fixed monthly fee, and claims are not sent to insurance providers.
Until she discovered the research of Columbia University Professor Katherine Shear, author Andrea Gilats felt like she was the only person who had been stuck in a seemingly endless grieving process.
The number of cases of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is on the rise in Minnesota.
The architects and planners consulted with groups of stakeholders and community members to create a space that is responsive to the unique needs of its patient population, many of whom have experienced negative interactions with medical professionals.
Teri Fritsma’s work recently led NAMI Minnesota to select her for the organization’s annual Public Service Award.
The research team noted a connection between the part of the brain responsible for addiction and appetite regulation as a possible cause for smokers’ cravings for energy-dense, high-calorie foods during nicotine withdrawal.
Fairview Health Services and Ebenezer Senior Living will partner to open the new program when St Joseph’s Hospital transitions into the Fairview Community Health and Wellness Hub, providing care to underserved, mostly low-income St. Paul seniors.
Some of the money, which was awarded to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, will be distributed to 11 local project partners through the department’s “Bend, Don’t Break” initiative to advance their work in farm stress and rural mental health.
In Minnesota, people of color experience the highest rate of health inequities in the U.S. The grant’s goal is to use the knowledge and experience of community based organizations to narrow that gap.
Kratsch, the founder of Infinite Campus, knows from personal experience that getting help for those experiencing mental health distress can be a confusing and frustrating process.
Under former Minnesota Rep. Mindy Greiling, NAMI Ramsey County has focused on lobbying at the county level. Why? Because that’s where the money is.
Youth programming is something of a new offering at Brighter Days Family Grief Center, which was established in 2016 as a resource and support program for families coping with the loss of a loved one.
Earlier this month, the Minnesota Psychiatric Society released a position paper opposing authorization of medical cannabis as a treatment for all anxiety disorders.
After the suicide of a medical school classmate, Brianna Engelson, Jennifer Zick and Sameena Ahmed-Buehlera wanted to do something to create a more open, accepting culture around mental health.
Michael Manning, director of food and nutrition at Richfield Public Schools, said the district is committed to offering food options that represent all of the cultures of the student body. Many of those just happen to be plant-based.
“Changemakers” retreats grew from community forums focused on the region’s addiction crisis and led by the U of M Extension’s Center for Community Vitality.
Facing a nationwide shortage of forensic psychiatrists, the U’s program emphasizes to med school graduates the benefits of a public-sector career.
Located in a former convent just blocks away from the Minnesota State Capitol, Hart House is a program of Missions Inc., a Plymouth-based nonprofit with a long history of supporting people recovering from homelessness, domestic violence and addiction.