Tag Archive for: mental health

To Heal Instead of Judge: Editor’s Letter and TOC

"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

In the News: June 2022

Naloxone Finder Map, Monthly Addiction Treatment Shot, Mental Health Crisis Response
Sue Aberholden

The “YIMBY” vs. “NIMBY” Movement

They did not want ‘those’ kids near ‘their’ kids.

Shoutout to Minneapolis’ Behavioral Crisis Response Team

Within 30 minutes, two calm, purposeful female Behavioral Crisis Response members arrived at the front gate.

NEWS: $12.1 Million in Funds Dedicated to Disrupting Racial Inequities in Minnesota

Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.

Directory Connects Mental Health Seekers With Culturally Specific Care

“Having a provider who understands your cultural background eliminates a lot of the obstacles when it comes to quality care."

Equity — What Advocates Are Asking of Minnesota Legislators

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.

In Rural Minnesota, Kids Lack Mental Health Care

“If we could fill all of our positions, we could serve about 1,000 more children in Minnesota.”

Survey Results: What Do You Fear?

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Minnesota Women’s Press conducted a virtual statewide survey to ask Minnesotans about their current fears.

How Hennepin County Is Fine-Tuning Mental Health Response

Hennepin County is expanding its mental health response budget by $20 million through 2024.

My Job as an Embedded Social Worker

With the upcoming local elections focused on where voters land on public safety needs — the $180-million, 600-plus-person Minneapolis police department being a central piece of the conversation — we are focused on providing information about what solutions are getting committed, long-term resources.

Gender-based Violence Resources

Resources recommended by our writers for assistance, action, and learning.