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September 24, 2018
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
September 24, 2018 - 11:00am
September 10, 2018
Depression and Suicide: How Individuals and Communities Can Help
September 10, 2018 - 7:00am
August 28, 2018
Suicide prevention specialist Laura Kunstleben with the St. Cloud VA Health Care System talked Thursday, Aug. 23, to concerned members of the community about the rise in suicide among veterans in central Minnesota at the Brainerd VA clinic. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Videoplay button
Suicide prevention forum aims to prevent unnecessary deaths
August 28, 2018 - 3:25pm
August 24, 2018
Brainerd VA Clinic
Coming Sunday: Stopping suicides
August 24, 2018 - 10:00am
June 1, 2018
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (second from right) speaks during a mental health panel with moderator Kathy Sell from Essentia (left), Brainerd High School student Caroline Benson, Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian and Central Lakes College President Hara Charlier Thursday at Lakewood Evangelical Free Church in Baxter. Also participating were president of Nystrom & Associates, Brian Nystrom, and psychiatrist Peter Neifert. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Videoplay button
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am
April 4, 2018
Jennifer walks on a sunny day through Gregory Park in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Coping with mental illness: Close to suicide, Brainerd woman finds support in family, crisis line
April 4, 2018 - 8:00am
April 3, 2018
Turmoil in the mind of a teen: Professionals see a need to open up with kids about mental health
April 3, 2018 - 10:00am
April 2, 2018
The Rev. John Stiles does not believe talking about suicide encourages others to kill themselves -- in fact the pastor of First Lutheran Church in Brainerd believes it is quite the opposite. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Making sense of suicide with some help from above
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Sarah Ostlund hold a photo of her daughter, 13-year-old Vienna Peterson who struggled with depression and eventually took her own life. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
One day at a time: Mom shares daughter's struggles with depression and how the family is moving on after her death
April 2, 2018 - 4:00am
April 1, 2018
Mary Marana is the executive director of the Baxter-based Crisis Line and Referral Service, a 24-hour community lifeline that allows the depressed or suicidal to call for help anonymously. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Suicide awareness, prevention is life's work for local woman
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 7, 2018
"Winter depression is very common in the United States, with a documented 3 percent of people actually seeking treatment," says Psychologist Nicole Fleming. "In Minnesota, that number is upped to 11 percent. Know you are not alone and many people need to have help to get them through the darker months of the year." Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Essentia Health tips to ward off winter blues
March 7, 2018 - 9:00am
February 26, 2018
More than 300 registered for the fifth annual Crow Wing Energized Health and Wellness Summit Friday in Baxter with speakers, breakout sessions and panel discussion. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
How healthy are Crow Wing County residents?
February 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2018
In 2014, Lewis published results from a different study that placed participating women into two groups, both exercising about 125 minutes a week. An estimated 30 to 40 percent would have been expected to develop postpartum depression without any intervention given all participants either had a family or personal history of depression. But after the six-month program, in both groups, they found that only 8 percent of the women experienced postpartum depression. Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Healthy moms: Exploring the power of exercise to prevent postpartum depression
January 10, 2018 - 11:00am
October 1, 2017
'It's Okay To Not Be Okay'
October 1, 2017 - 3:30am
April 27, 2017
The mental health group helped Log Church members form their program outline, which consists of focusing on six different areas of mental health: awareness, support, counseling, training, children and youth services, and resources. Illustration
Crosslake church to fight against mental health stigma - Aims to establish local services
April 27, 2017 - 5:30am