Some people, including members of Voices Heard Choir, say that they find their auditory hallucinations are quieted when they sing.
Hearing Voices Choir practicing “Under the Boardwalk” at Andrew Residence in Minneapolis.
Supporting mothers and their children is the name of the game at Perspectives, said President and CEO Jeannie Seeley-Smith.
“No matter where we were, my dad always, and I mean always, asked the person who was helping us their story. He was interested, authentically interested,” said his daughter, Sally Maghakian O’Keefe.
The national shortage of youth treatment programs attests to the fact that there is a clear market for programs designed to serve addicted kids.
“For students who are coming in already struggling with addiction and maybe don’t really know it yet, I think being a student here can be hard,” said Kelsey Roy.
Beginning in June, Miltich will tour Minnesota with a conversation-and-performance project titled “The Improvised Life: Exploring Intersections of Mental Health and Creativity Through Jazz.”
“Mental Health: Mind Matters” focuses on the history and treatment of mental illnesses, healthy expressions of emotion and building empathy. Each section includes interactive elements.
Artist’s “A Memorial for Craigslist” will be part of the Art-A-Whirl studio crawl in northeast Minneapolis in May.
“Before I was even out of the hospital,” he said, “I decided I wanted to talk about my story.”
Avivo is the only residential addiction treatment program in Minnesota that accepts mothers and their children ages 0-17.
This year’s “Learning From Each Other” luncheon will be held on May 7 at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis.
The Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Services Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul is the only inpatient program in the state that accepts pregnant women.
Author Susan Bartlett Foote hopes that by laying out the history of the reform movement and the players who gave it fuel, her book will inspire others to pick up where the crusade left off.
“We now know that there are many ways of providing wraparound services for people in an outpatient setting that can help get their lives back on track,” Ornstein said. “It is not perfect, but it works. We need to be putting more investment into these kinds of services.”
The Washburn Center for Children’s new Pathways program is a fellowship designed to support people of color interested in completing mental health degrees.
In their new book, “How to Stop Freaking the %#$@ Out!” therapists Erin Pash and Kyle Keller provide lighthearted, practical suggestions for people experiencing stress or anxiety.
During the retreat, participants work on improving communication, practice partner yoga and find time for kids to talk to their adult about something that’s been bugging them.
CEO Julie Sjordal led St. David’s Center for Child and Family Development’s expansion into the newly expanded Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.
Author Sandra Swenson will be in Minnesota June 22-24 to lead a two-day workshop called “Mom to Mom: Where Love and Addiction Meet.”