“If the people who had answered that  call could have identified that [my mother] was struggling with mental health, they could have connected her with services that prevented her suffering.”
This ongoing series of conversations with Minnesota women about their engagement in politics was created as a collaboration between Amra
Suicide, or death by intentional self-harm, has been steadily rising in Minnesota for the past 20 years.
We talked to Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn (DFL–District 49B) about the status of legislation focused on children and families.
“We punish those who are already victims of their own circumstances and put them into even worse circumstances.”
“All of a sudden you feel like somebody has your back and you matter. You are not just an addict. That grace is huge.” — April Chouinard
Naloxone Finder Map, Monthly Addiction Treatment Shot, Mental Health Crisis Response
They did not want ‘those’ kids near ‘their’ kids.
Within 30 minutes, two calm, purposeful female Behavioral Crisis Response members arrived at the front gate.
Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.
“Having a provider who understands your cultural background eliminates a lot of the obstacles when it comes to quality care.”
Our February Changemakers Alliance (CALL) conversations were with dozens of advocates and members who represent priorities in housing, mental health, and restorative ecosystems of people and land.