More than 3,000 people attended the 42nd National Council Mental Health and Addictions Conference in Chicago on April 15-17, 2012. Executive Director Mary Roehl, Associate Director Duane Reynolds, and I represented Vinland National Center by hosting an exhibition booth at the event. We connected with many different experts from within the field of addiction and […]
Spring is here, and the flowers are blooming at Vinland!
Vinland’s fiscal year 2011 (October 1, 2010 – September 30, 2011) was a strong year of overall growth, despite setbacks caused by Minnesota’s state government shutdown last July. We continued to expand our geographic area served, and participation in our complementary care services continued to grow. Our 2011 annual report will be published later this […]
Dahna Jacobson is a chemical health intern in Vinland’s outpatient chemical health program. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in integrated behavioral health at the University of Minnesota. Hometown Hastings, Minnesota Educational Background I graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in child psychology. I am currently pursuing a master’s degree […]
In 1994, Vinland’s property looked like others in the area, mainly farmland and fields. Vinland Board member and former State Legislator Ted Suss suggested that we restore the fields to prairie and wetlands, and Board Chair Jerry Seck encouraged him to find a way to make it happen. In June 1994, Vinland entered in to […]
A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere to anyone. Brain injuries do not discriminate. An injury that happens in an instant can cause a lifetime of physical, cognitive and behavior challenges. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that at least 5.3 million Americans currently have a long-term need for help to perform […]