Attorney General Lori Swanson said that in spite of stronger laws, the battle is still “a game of Whac-A-Mole.”
David Sheff will talk about his book “Clean” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Macalester Plymouth Church in St. Paul.
There was mixed news about synthetic drugs, with declines in exposures to both THC homologs and “bath salts.”
“The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking” is part memoir, part travelogue, part literary history and cultural anthropology.
Officials say it would be wise for Minnesota to wait to see what happens in other states, such as Colorado.
Rep. Rena Moran said she has the broad support of advocacy groups for those who are low-income, homeless, and/or who have mental-health or substance-use disorders.
Acres for Life now has a herd of 14 and a team of nine people with various levels of EAGALA certification.
U of M medical students get stepped-up instruction in the use of opioids for chronic pain and the interplay between chronic pain, opioids, addiction and mental illness.
The survey showed continued declines or statistically insignificant changes in the use of alcohol, opioids, cocaine, synthetics and inhalants.
Dr. Charles Reznikoff and his colleagues at HCMC have created a multidisciplinary, team-based care center for the hospital’s chronic-pain patients.
The proposed legislation would seek to reduce the number of opioid overdose deaths by providing immunity to callers and extending access to naloxone.
On Wednesday, Dec. 11, MPR will present “Holiday on Our Minds,” a Story Forms series premiere that will explore the intersection of the holidays and mental health.
‘The harm that comes from cannabis is insidious. It’s not overdose. It’s not DUIs. It’s looking in the mirror 10 years later and wondering why your life isn’t where it should be.’
“It isn’t funny, it’s dehumanizing,” said Patrick Krill, director of Hazelden’s Legal Professionals Program in Center City, Minn.
Preferred-terminology efforts are intended to reduce stigma and to more accurately reflect medical and scientific advances in diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
Kitty Westin and MaryAnn Stump recounted their almost 14-year-long journey together during a recent interview.
It’s estimated that 2-5 percent of Americans (6 million to 15 million people) are hoarders.
Several Minnesotans became influential drivers in the battle for health parity; here are some of their experiences along the way.
Two decades of work — begun by Minnesota Sen. Paul Wellstone and New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici — completed a major step Friday.
Since 2008, “interim” federal rules and regulations have left the parity law open to interpretation.