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Children’s book written to help ‘tear down the walls of prejudice’ against mental illness

Children’s book written to help ‘tear down the walls of prejudice’ against mental illness

Mar. 6 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Mental health has always been, at the least, a touchy subject among African Americans. As powerfully as it can impact lives, it doesn’t help to ignore or, still worse, pass judgment on people who suffer...

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...

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,...