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February 19, 2019
Eryk Haapajoki (left) hugs Alex Haapajoki Sunday, Feb. 17, at Brainerd High School as part of the making of a promotional video for Smiles for Jake, a suicide prevention organization inspired by suicide death of 16-year-old Jake Haapajoki, Eryk's son. The community was invited to take part by giving each other hugs, smiles and high fives. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Smiles for Jake movement moves forward: Set to launch Thursday
February 19, 2019 - 5:00am
January 26, 2019
Light therapy lamps available for use at Brainerd Public Library
January 26, 2019 - 8:30am
January 18, 2019
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (left) gives an update Tuesday, Jan. 15, to the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting about Crow Wing Energized's latest efforts to improve the health and wellness of county residents. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Energized promotes Health & Wellness Summit
January 18, 2019 - 12:17pm
January 14, 2019
There are many providers offering therapy and mental health services in the area. Photo illustration
Crow Wing Energized: Mental illness is as common as brown eyes
January 14, 2019 - 9:00am
December 24, 2018
Report highlights progress in depression care
December 24, 2018 - 5:30am
December 18, 2018
New report highlights progress in treating depression
December 18, 2018 - 4:30am
November 19, 2018
Photo Illustration
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
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
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