Mallman’s playlist is an eclectic mix of musical styles, but all the songs have one thing in common: a focus on happiness, optimism, bravery and, most important of all, joy.
“The law is a stressful job in terms of the demands that have always been placed on lawyers in the workplace,” said Joan Bibelhausen.
Methadone, the drug commonly used to curb withdrawal symptoms as a person tapers off heroin, requires supervised daily dosing — which is available in very few cities in Greater Minnesota.
Learn to Live, an online cognitive behavioral therapy program, is offered free to University of Minnesota students. “It’s streamlined, it’s effective, it’s quick,” says student Sawyer Boyles.
In August 2016, patients certified by a registered clinician as having intractable pain became eligible to receive medical cannabis in the state. Since then, the number of Minnesotans using cannabis to treat their pain has been on the rise.
The four-term Democratic state senator from Kerrick has a long history of legislative experience working on behavioral health issues.
Ruby Rivera gets to combine her passion for libraries with her desire to roll up her sleeves and help people navigate life’s toughest moments.
Part of the reason for the shortage of LADCs may have to do with the stress that’s baked into the job.
Piper said she also hopes that the next commissioner will be a person who “values the dignity of every person, regardless of what they have to offer back to society.”
What makes Leonetti Confetti unique is that all of the company’s paid employees are women in recovery from addiction. Almost all are clients of Wayside Recovery Center.
The emergency shelter for teens, located in Chanhassen, holds up to six kids per night. The residents, teens between the ages of 14 and 19, can stay for up to 90 days.
Like many young people from Greater Minnesota, Andrea Duarte never planned on going back to her hometown after finishing college. But then the St. Kate’s student had a revelation.
The staff at Sanford Bemidji were so pleased with the First Steps results that they worked to make the program available to other rural hospitals.
Only one in three African-Americans who need mental health care receives it, according to the American Psychiatric Association.
“This struggle was very hard for me,” Diggins said. “It made me feel awesome to be able to overcome my eating disorder and succeed as an athlete.”
For many people, an important part of recovery from addiction is giving back to the community through volunteer service.
Spinal cord stimulation is an option for people who have tried other methods of treatment for their pain but have not found significant relief, said Dr. Peter Stiles.
“The healing community that exists here it is really wide and deep,” said John R. Engebreth, Hazelden Betty Ford director of clinical operations for St. Paul, Chaska and Maple Grove.
“We have had an influx of new families that have managed to come to Long Prairie, and they have their kids in our schools, which is absolutely great,” said Mayor Don Rasmussen.
Marco Murrieta, a school-based therapist at Wellstone International High School, has a personal story that mirrors that of the students he counsels.