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If you find that social media like Facebook and Twitter leaves you feeling anxious or uncomfortable, you are not alone. In the past few years, studies of social media usage have found social media changes behavior in 53% of participants and of those 51% said...

For those who are affected by mental illness, the effects are all too real. But for others, it can be hard to understand the experience. U.K.-based artist Toby Allen has been drawing mental illnesses as monsters since 2013 and publishing the poignant illustrations on Tumblr. He gives...

We're pleased to announce our fundraising total for this year's Roll & Stroll for Mental Health: Tour de Vail so far has reached $23,878! Thank you to all the generous fundraisers and donors who support mental health recovery at Vail Place. Every dollar you donate...

Caretakers, whether they are family and friends of people who are ill or elderly, or professional caretakers like nurses and home health aids, face some of the most stressful circumstances often with little support from others. Unless you've been in the role, it's difficult to...

Vail Place is not unique in that we need to report progress to a diverse set of people from our Clubhouse members, to our board, government liaisons, donors, the media…sometimes I have to admit it feels just a little bit overwhelming. Not only that, the...

According to research from the UT Southwestern Medical Center's Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care, exercise can help reduce the feeling of daytime sleepiness in people with depression. The study looked at blood samples to identify two proteins that cause extensive daytime sleepiness as...

23% of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are affected by Posttrauamtic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can seriously impact quality of life, cause disability and other psychological disorders. Researchers have been working to determine the most effective therapies for PTSD in veterans, and a recent...

(December 4, 2014) Twelve Minnesota Accountable Communities for Health (ACH) are poised to demonstrate how health care and community organizations can work together to create profound change in population health. Minnesota’s Commissioner of Health and Commissioner of Human Services selected these Accountable Communities for Health to each...

The following article was written by a Hopkins Vail Place member in honor of the late William Blubaugh, Hopkins Vail Place member and former member of the Vail Place Board of Directors.  “One Enchanted Evening” By: Roogie (May 15, 2013) Some years ago I was visiting our sister...

(May 15, 2013) On April 16, 2013, Vail Place held its Annual Meeting and announced several exciting changes to our Board of Directors. This highly talented and committed group of individuals is gearing up for a big year ahead, but first we want to thank...

All housing services are directed toward safe, affordable independent living in the community. Services are offered both at Vail Place and at the individual's home, and all services are coordinated with community agencies and relevant individuals. Vail Place does not “place” individuals in housing. Instead, we...