Minnesota received a “C” in mental healthcare from National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). This info graphic has the latest stats on mental illness in the U.S.
Vinland Center is excited to announce that financing for its building expansion project has been finalized and construction will begin immediately. “We have been working very hard for the last few years to make this expansion a reality, and I am very excited to begin construction,” said Mary Roehl, Vinland’s executive director. “The building expansion […]
Anthony Holmquist-Burks is a chemical health intern in Vinland’s residential chemical health program. He is currently pursuing her degree in drug and alcohol counseling at Metropolitan State University. Hometown St. Paul, Minnesota How did you become interested in substance abuse counseling? I’ve always been a helper, and it comes easy to me. I don’t know […]
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 […]
A stroke, sometimes called a brain attack, is a type of brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen to a part of the brain resulting in tissue death. Strokes can be caused by a ruptured blood vessel (hemorrhagic) or by a clot that blocks blood flow (ischemic). According to the American Stroke Association, in […]
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 […]