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Monthly Archives: November 2015

How Vail Place Member Desi Heaven Gives Thanks

Star Tribune recently profiled Vail Place member Desi Heaven’s story in a moving piece about what Minnesotans give thanks for during the Thanksgiving holiday. As the article makes clear, gratitude isn’t a one-size-fits-all thing; everyone has different reasons to be thankful,

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Community and Health: Stories of Impact and Collaboration, Nov. 17

On Tuesday, November 17 from 6-8pm Vail Place will host a community conversation, “Community and Health: Stories of Impact and Collaboration.” Vail Place and the State Innovation Model (SIM) present this story-sharing event that will feature patients, staff, and other

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New Approach to Schizophrenia Treatment Focuses Less on Medicine

Research has revealed schizophrenia may be treated effectively with talk therapy and family support while keeping medication to a minimum. This is incredible news for those who face debilitating side effects from antipsychotics. A government-funded study is based partly on

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Lost in the Mental Health Wilderness

Janet’s daughter has now been a member of Vail Place for over 20 years and her last hospitalization was in 1995. Because of this experience, Janet and her family are financial supporters of Vail Place, regularly participate in the annual Vail Place Roll & Stroll for Mental Health: Tour de Vail, and have created even more ways to help the organization and those they serve.

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Member Spotlight on Margaret Humphrey

Meet Margaret, an active member of Vail Place who takes pride in helping others find essential resources, like inexpensive food sources.

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