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Mayo Clinic Health System offers women’s health and wellness program

January 2019
Since 2008, Mayo Clinic Health System has offered an annual women’s health program designed to educate women on health prevention and wellness. In 2018, Mayo Clinic Health System hosted a Women’s Health and Well-Being Symposium at locations in Albert Lea, Owatonna and Red Wing.

Matching clinical care with cultural values

January 2019

Providers at HealthEast, part of Fairview Health Services, serve the largest Karen population in the Twin Cities. They recognized that American treatment programs for mental health and chemical dependency issues were being lost in translation and decided to do something about it.

Embedded social workers connect people in crisis with care

January 2019

Regions Hospital and People Incorporated, a mental health services nonprofit, are each supplying a full-time social worker to the St. Paul Police Department's new Mental Health Unit to help connect people in crisis with the care they need and significantly reduce mental health crisis-related arrests and repeat calls for service.

Teaming up for diabetes prevention

January 2019
Windom Area Hospital works alongside community organizations to increase awareness of the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes and promote community resources available to both diagnosed diabetics and those at risk for developing diabetes.

Reaching out to communities to reduce mental health stigma

January 2019
Essentia Health is reaching out to the communities it serves to help people better understand mental illnesses and help reduce the stigma felt by those who experience it. Staff at three Essentia Health hospitals across northern Minnesota are partnering with other organizations to provide educational materials, organize community events and create speakers’ bureaus.

MHA Newsline: Dec. 3, 2018

December 2018

MHA Health Care Leader: Nov. 14, 2018

November 2018

MHA Newsline: Sept. 17, 2018

September 2018

MHA Newsline: July 30, 2018

July 2018

Health Care Leader: May 22, 2018

May 2018

Mental health training for every community

January 2018

Fairview Health Services has offered evidence-based Mental Health First Aid training to teach community members how to help someone in a mental health crisis, just as people would learn CPR to help when someone stopped breathing. 

Suicide touches families, friends and the entire community

January 2018
Mental illness is just one of many focus areas supported by a grassroots health and wellness movement through community partnerships with Essentia Health and Crow Wing County Community Services called Crow Wing Energized. 

MHA Newsline: Dec. 18, 2017

December 2017

Health Care Leader: Nov. 16, 2017

November 2017

MHA Newsline: July 24, 2017

July 2017

MHA Newsline: July 17, 2017

July 2017

MHA Newsline

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