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Mental Health

9-8-8 Mental Health Crisis Response Reduces Police Involvement

Two arms interlock and hold hands

On December 11, 2020, the House of Commons unanimously voted in favor of MP Todd Doherty’s motion to ask the federal government to establish a national 9-8-8 number for mental health crisis calls and suicide prevention. There are currently approximately 200 local and regional emergency response centers across Canada. The federally funded Canada Suicide Prevention…

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Motivational Stories

Poet Joy Harjo’s Reflections on Science and Meaning in Response to an Astronomer’s Otherworldly Photographs of Earth – Brain Pickings

Secrets from the Center of the World: Poet Joy Harjo’s Reflections on Science and Meaning in Response to an Astronomer’s Otherworldly Photographs of Earth

“Place and a mind may interpenetrate till the nature of both is altered,” the trailblazing Scottish mountaineer and poet Nan Shepherd wrote into the void of self-elected obscurity decades before her work was posthumously rediscovered as a rare masterpiece of landscape poetics irradiated by the human search for meaning. A generation later, another trailblazing woman…

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BLM

MAGA vs. BLM: Photos show stark contrast in police response to unrest – National

A pro-Trump protester carries the lectern of U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol Building after a pro-Trump mob stormed the building on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

Peaceful demonstrators for racial justice were tear-gassed in Lafayette Square last June so U.S. President Donald Trump could take photos at a nearby church in Washington, D.C. Seven months later, a mob inspired by the president’s baseless conspiracy theories smashed through the doors of the U.S. Capitol, pushed past security and ran amok inside the…

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Mental Health

Mindfully Healing’s response to COVID-19

My Career Change – Radio Interview

We were closely monitoring the evolution of COVID-19 as cases emerged in Minnesota and our local community. Proper hygiene standards are not new to us – our regular protocols require thorough hygiene between each patient interaction at Mindfully Healing. It has always been our goal to provide a clean and safe environment for our patients…

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