While depression is relatively common in pregnancy, treatment varies, with many pregnant people forgoing antidepressant medications or psychotherapy treatment.
MinnPost’s Mental Health & Addiction coverage seeks to shine a light on issues that affect a huge number of Minnesota families yet are often ignored by the media, with author Andy Steiner writing stories related to mental health, addiction and the complex relationship between the two.
When history threw many young people’s carefully laid plans off course, diagnoses of common mental health concerns like anxiety and depression soared — as did the rates of substance use, said Cindy Doth, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation youth and school outreach manager.
Since the founding of Sarah’s … an Oasis for Women in the 1990s, it has served more than 600 women from more than 70 nations.
“We need to realize that we all make mistakes,” said Moen. “We’re all working under different timelines. We should try to have grace for ourselves and others.”
“Because the brain is still not finished developing in someone under the age of 25 or 26, they are more sensitive to being impacted or disrupted than someone whose brain has fully developed,” said Dr. Sara Polley.
Change Inc. is a nonprofit that provides mental health professionals to more than 30 schools around the Twin Cities.
In his new show, “The thing I wanted to do was move beyond depression into mental health in general,” Moe said. “There are a lot of disorders that are very common that don’t get talked about enough.”
At IIT, an offshoot of Ellie Family Services, staff members see the use of psychedelic medication as a new and promising way to help patients move beyond blockages in their mental health and take further steps toward recovery.
“We are very optimistic that this is going to be ground-breaking work and we hope that we can serve as a leader for state of Minnesota and the country,” said Superintendent Ben Barton.
The video features the addiction and recovery stories of three Red Lake Chemical Health employees.
Wellness in the Woods’ Virtual Peer Support Network offers daylong programmed Zoom meetings, giving people with mental health and addiction issues the ability to meet with others to promote wellness and discuss challenges they face.
Medical studies have reported that people with schizophrenia are the second most likely after the elderly to die if infected with COVID-19.
The Minnetonka-based clinic — Advanced Brain + Body Clinic — is scheduling virtual appointments and will open officially for in-person treatment on April 6.
In a wide-ranging and open conversation, Dr. Joseph Lee talked about his career trajectory, the importance of family connections and how it feels to be a trailblazer.
It’s a casual drop-in opportunity, where older Minnesotans can call and find a friendly person on the line who can provide support, resources — or simply a listening ear.
The 7,200 square-foot house is for women in early recovery, with enough space for 16.
The Minnesota Institute for Trauma-Informed Education (MITIE) will support professional development for teachers and administrators; build a statewide trauma-informed teaching network; and create a research and policy division.
The public health campaign provides a monthlong set of templates that employers and community leaders can use to deliver messages encouraging behaviors that enhance mental health.
“We know that we could hit another surge. When we talk about what the staff has gone through, they feel like they’re more prepared. We’ve got this now, ” said Jodi Hillmer, director of patient care services at CentraCare – Long Prairie Care Center.
Minnetonka-based Secondhand Hounds has seen a marked increase in adoptions recently. “I think it is good for people’s mental health to be able to adopt an animal during COVID,” Mairose said.