May is Mental Health Month

One in four adults has a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder or substance abuse. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder in a given year. That is nearly 60 million people. Mental health conditions are common (in fact, they […]

Mental Health Day on the Hill

Today is Mental Health Day on the Hill, presented by the Mental Health Legislative Network, co-chaired by the Mental Health Association of Minnesota and NAMI-MN. Show your support for people living with mental illnesses and their families! To keep moving our mental health system forward and prevent cuts to essential services for children and adults […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week

One in five adults has a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder or substance abuse. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder in a given year. That is nearly 60 million people. Mental health conditions are common (in fact, they […]

Do More for 1 in 4

May is Mental Health Month: Do More for 1 in 4

One in four adults has a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder or substance abuse. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder in a given year. That is nearly 60 million people. Mental health conditions are common (in fact, they […]

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National Council Mental Health and Addictions Conference : Recap from Operations Manager

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 […]