March 2016

Visit with Minnesota legislators and make your voice heard on Thursday, March 31st at Mental Health Day on the Hill 2016. Last year’s Mental Health Day helped lead Minnesota to a record-breaking $50 million dollars in new funding for mental health issues. With your help,...

[caption id="attachment_3190" align="alignright" width="150"] Nancy Howe[/caption] Nancy Howe first learned of the power of “kind fellowship” at Vail Place many years ago while searching for resources for her son. Like many parents of children with mental illness, Nancy has had to navigate her way through multiple...

natconcultureOn March 7th, 2016 staff members from Vail Place traveled to Las Vegas, NV for the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference also known as NatCon16. The annual three-day conference brings together health, mental health, and addiction care professionals from across the country to discuss industry innovations and best practices. Vail Place staff returned from the conference bursting with new ideas and ways to improve current programs and initiatives. This year NatCon16 focused specifically on social determinants of health as well as addiction. Linda Rosenberg, National Council President and CEO, kicked off the event with a discussion regarding the convergence of policy and technology,  and praised the organization’s growth and ability to make a difference to large numbers of people.   

In 1977, Bernie was in the Air Force, working as an aircraft mechanic, when the commander of his squadron noticed something was different about him. He seemed to have a difficulty focusing on tasks and talking with those around him. As Bernie became increasingly stressed...

Vail Place has received a $10,000 grant from the TCF Foundation, renewing its partnership with our organization.  The award will be used to further the mission of Vail Place, which is to help people with serious mental illnesses avoid crisis, achieve stability, and pursue active, fulfilling...