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Do you know how to respond to a mental-health crisis?

Do you know how to respond to a mental-health crisis?

Feb. 20 | Mental Health First Aid provides the needed skills By Vickie Evans-Nash MSR Editor-in-Chief First aid and CPR classes have been taught across the nation for years now, giving people with no medical training lifesaving skills in the event of a medical...

Mpls psychologist receives award for professional excellence

Mpls psychologist receives award for professional excellence

Dec. 5 |   The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota presented Minneapolis psychologist Bravada Garrett-Akinsanya, executive director of the African   Bravada Garrett-AkinsanyaPhoto courtesy of NAMI American Child Wellness Institute...

First steps toward getting help for a child

First steps toward getting help for a child

Mar. 21 |     Having a child with challenging behaviors can at times seem overwhelming. It can seem even more so if the child is having difficulties in school. Parents and caregivers may receive frequent calls or letters from school regarding their...

Kids behaving badly: Misbehavior at school may  mean a child needs help

Kids behaving badly: Misbehavior at school may mean a child needs help

Feb. 22 |   This new series of articles is intended to help parents and caregivers learn how they can help their child with challenging behaviors successfully navigate through the services and supports available in the public school system. It is also...

Kids with special needs  need special help

Kids with special needs need special help

Feb. 8 |     Parents must learn how to make the special¬†education system work for their children     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Perception is a powerful thing. For instance, when people perceive problems with mental health,...
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