Recent News

(Hopkins, MN, May 11, 2020) Vail Place, a non-profit organization providing comprehensive services, supports, and resources for adults with mental illnesses, announced it has appointed Kristy Krueger to its Board of Directors. Krueger, a seasoned marketing and brand strategist, is currently Vice President of Marketing...

A letter from our Executive Director, Vicky Couillard. I imagine you and the people in your life have been challenged to adjust to our new normal just as we have at Vail Place. I sincerely hope that you are doing well, staying healthy and that you have...

Vail’s basketball team is off to a 1st place start. Members of Vail’s team scrimmaged on 1/21, which may have helped them tie the People Incorporated Eagles 46-46 on 1/28. The People Inc. Eagles were the 2nd winningest team in Vail’s respective league in 2019. On 1/28,...

Vail Place housing programs focus on providing services that help people find safe, stable and affordable living environments in their communities, with the end goal being successful long term housing retention. Existing partnerships with community agencies such as HousingLink, PPL, Homes For All, local housing...

Sharing Wisdom in the Clubhouse and in His New Self-Help Book Vail Place is fortunate to have a person like Robert (Bob) Griggs, author and former minister, as a volunteer at our Uptown Clubhouse. He started volunteering about five years ago and is an influential member...

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has stated that “the lack of safe and affordable housing is one of the most powerful barriers to recovery.” In southeast Minneapolis, Vail House offers a solution. This 23-bed group residential housing (GRH) provides transitional housing and support...

THANK YOU to all who joined us on February 19 for our annual Vail Place Theater Arts Program presentation at History Theatre! Stories of Humor, Hope and Healing put mental health recovery in the spotlight on stage. The audience discovered Vail Place member stories through...

This year, Give to the Max Day is on November 14th. Give to the Max Day is a wonderful yearly opportunity to support a charity that makes an impact in your community, and we are deeply grateful that so many continue to support us during...

You're invited to join us on Wednesday, October 23rd at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Wayzata for the premiere of the Vail Place musical: Many Voices, One Song! It's a Dr. Vail Hour program unlike any we've done before. With a "grab your partners, dosey doe"...

Sure, you know about The Dr. Vail Hour. Perhaps you’ve attended the annual fundraiser breakfast or lunch and seen the entertaining show. With Vail Place members, staff and volunteers sharing real, meaningful stories of mental health recovery, each year’s Dr. Vail Hour program is not...

A journey from isolation and unhappiness to social fulfillment Teal G. was in a dark place before coming to the Clubhouse. She was very isolated and lonely. And when she would spend time with others, she chose people who, as she describes them, were not good for her. She was also disowned by her family. She recalls, “I had difficulties going into the hospital multiple times, engaging in self-injury, everything. It was no good.”