Treating the whole patient requires more time than a classic “blood pressure-reflexes-weight” checkup.
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.
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.
Matthew Sanchez realized students need consistency — not so much by making sure the trains run on time, but rather by consistently showing them he cares.
For the last decade, Eugene Newcombe has waged what he sees as a war of sorts against the Department of Veterans Affairs — to help fellow vets apply for disability compensation he believes they deserve.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers is not only giving Peter Hayden its inaugural “Diversity, Inclusivity and Racial Equity Award,” the group is naming the award after him.
In 2017, Marika Reese decided to start her own for-profit mental health agency, Ubuntu Care Services, with a focus is on African American clients. It was just the beginning.
Created as a way to recognize organizations and individuals working toward lasting social change, Anthem Award winners are selected by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a group of digital-industry experts and influencers.
COVID-forced closures have not only impacted the viability of Minnesota’s day-treatment programs, they’ve destabilized participants’ mental health.
The University of Minnesota Duluth’s Providing Advanced Clinical Training (PACT) program offers $10,000 stipends to offset the cost of the unpaid internship requirement for social work masters’ degree students.
George Realmuto is an outspoken advocate for limiting the scope of medical cannabis and for upping the legal age for recreational use, positions informed by his research as a psychiatrist — and by the loss of his daughter.
A Q&A with Julie Bluhm, CEO of Guild Services, a St. Paul-based nonprofit devoted to helping people with mental illness and long-term homelessness.