Trauma/Healing

LEGACY: Darlene Jackson is the “Woman Who Helps”

She is currently preparing to lead a sensitivity training to teach law enforcement officers about Native American practices. “One of the hardest things to do is to walk across the room and to shake that person’s hand who doesn’t like you because you’re Indian,” Jackson said.

What the Crow Wing County Jail Needs in Order to Reduce Crime

Said one staff member at the jail, “I have had clients tell me, ‘You can send me to chemical dependency treatment all you want, and they’re going to teach me how to identify my triggers and some coping skills, but the reasons I’m using are not being addressed.’”

Board Members Explain Why They Work With a Domestic Violence Shelter

"I didn’t actually realize domestic violence was going on in our own community. I started asking questions and realizing how many people are affected."