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Advocacy for Mental Health Services in MN

Advocacy for Mental Health Services in MN

There is a significant shortage of mental health resources in the United States, especially in rural areas (Ruiz, 2018). Although Minnesota is ranked among one of the top states for access to mental health care services in the country (Mental Health America, 2018), there continues to remain a need, according to Sue Abderholden Director of the MN branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (Werner, 2017).

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The Impact of Praise on Youth Development

The Impact of Praise on Youth Development

Aristotle said “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference”. Today, over 2,000 years later, we are still attempting to find the best ways to mentor our youth so that they grow into successful, happy human beings. As parents, teachers, mentors, or even community members, how do we start forming these good habits in our youth? Inherently, the answer is to praise our children for the good they have done.

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Mental Health: Should It Matter To Your Employer?

Mental Health: Should It Matter To Your Employer?

“Leave it (your home life) at the door” is something many employees are told. Regardless of what happens before you get to work, what stressors you are encountering, or your mood, you are expected to put a smile on your face and get the job done. But what happens when you are experiencing mental health symptoms? How do you heal and move forward if you are ignoring your thoughts, feelings and emotions…

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Mental Health Awareness Skyrockets

Mental Health Awareness Skyrockets

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 90 percent of people who die by suicide have a mental illness. However, mental illness is something that has not been largely spoken about, until now.

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