Recent News

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, different challenges and different blessings....

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 partners’ personal experiences and impact...

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 long-standing programs in Australia, Scandinavia...

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...

At Vail Place, our members work alongside our staff to make a real impact. Having a sense of community has been proven to support long term recovery for those with serious mental illness. Recently writer Andy Steiner profiled Vail Place and the Clubhouse model on MinnPost. We're excited about...

Stefano LoVerso is part of the development team at Vail Place and in January he will have been with the organization for 15 years. His many tasks include cultivating corporate and private foundation relationships, grant writing, pursuing sponsorships and community presentations, and helping with legislative...

Get to know Vail Place member Julie Tate! Julie Tate is one of our most active members at Vail Place. She is currently serving on three committees, including the Program Strategy Committee where she is actively involved in developing new messaging for the organization. Julie has been...

In an exclusive interview with ITV News, Britain's Prince Harry said more needs to be done to fight the stigma surrounding mental illness. As he readied to join injured veterans on a 1,000 mile walk across the country to raise awareness, Prince Harry advocated for more...

We commend Congressman Rick Nolan for meeting with mental health specialists this week to discuss if there's enough support for mental illness in youths in the Northland, and how more help can be provided. Congressman Nolan said, "It's something we've got to give a great deal more attention...

Google's research division, Life Sciences, has announced its next project will be mental illness. They've hired Dr. Tom Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) since 2002, to head the effort. On the NIMH website, Dr. Insel wrote, "That the Life Sciences team...