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.
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.
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.
In response to a growing number of calls for assistance navigating intimate scenes in productions, many Twin Cities theater companies are turning to intimacy coordinators.
The social workers have different training than police officers and help reinforce the notion that ‘mental health is not a crime.’
Launched in 2019, the Resident Integrated Support Environment (RISE) offers support to physicians in training.
The physician’s widower connected with another family who went through a similar experience. Together, they hope to raise awareness around the mental health of physician mothers.
In a world that is slowly moving away from the pandemic’s more acute phase, Hani Jacobson believes that our focus should be on mental health.
Prof. Erica Timko Olson has made it her life’s work to get people to appreciate the restorative power of being in nature.
Treating the whole patient requires more time than a classic “blood pressure-reflexes-weight” checkup.
The majority of respondents don’t want to go to the “LGBTQ Senior Center.” They want to go to the senior center down the street, where they are near their neighbors and friends.
Appleton learned a difficult truth: First responders like EMTs and firefighters were actually much more sophisticated than health care workers in their response to work-related trauma.
As part of their participation in Bemidji State’s InPsyT program, Native American students receive culturally specific support and mentorship.
The program features notable members of the arts community sitting down for in-depth interviews with Sarah Souder Johnson, Dissonance co-founder and board chair, for conversations about their art, their mental health and how the two influence each other.
Levin started a blog focused on men’s mental health, because he felt like the lessons he learned as a boy and young man held him back from getting the help he needed during his first depression.
Dakota is showing other Minnesota counties how to implement the new law that requires 911 operators to refer calls involving mental health issues to crisis teams rather than to law enforcement.
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.