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[caption id="attachment_21112" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Vail Place member Richard Whitman shares his story at the 2016 Tour de Vail.[/caption] A Vail Place Recovery Superhero Vail Place member Richard Whitman experienced what’s called a “late onset psychiatric break” at age 46.  After a very difficult period and about six...

[caption id="attachment_21107" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Members of the team accept the MACMHP award August 31, 2016. Pictured (l-r) are Shelly Zuzek (Vail Place) Khalea Zobel (Broadway Family Medicine Clinic) Emilie Hedlund (North Memorial Health Care) and Vicky Couillard,  Kristina Swanberg, Stefano Loverso (Vail Place) Not pictured: Ellen Fenster...

On Thursday, April 25th Vail Place’s annual picnic drew nearly 200 staff, members and friends to French Lake Regional Park in Plymouth for four hours of fun, sun and commemoration. Vail Place has hosted the picnic for more than 25 years to celebrate members and staff who have...

[caption id="attachment_21081" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Miranda Jackson (left) and Natalie Fernandez Rodriguez[/caption] This year our partnership with the University of Minnesota's School of Social Work graduate program brought two energetic, refreshing new voices to the Vail Place team.  Earlier this summer U of M graduate program students Miranda Jackson...

“Vail Place is somewhere I can come to settle my mind down,” says Bo, who typically frequents the Minneapolis Clubhouse each week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. “Out on the streets there’s nothing but trouble but here, it’s safe.” ...

Tiny tots enjoying the sun as they wheeled along in their strollers. Team Roadkill's gregarious cyclists leading the way around a beautiful lake. Those were just a few of the wide spectrum of supporters joining the 15th annual Tour De Vail - Roll & Stroll for Mental Health to help...

[caption id="attachment_4234" align="alignleft" width="264"] Greg Tyler[/caption] In April of 2016 Driskill’s Downtown Market in Hopkins introduced a new “Toggle Up” campaign, a socially responsible program in 2016 to help local nonprofits raise money and awareness.  Driskill’s customers are encouraged to “toggle up” or round up their...

[caption id="attachment_4194" align="alignright" width="289"] Emily Pearl at the 15th annual Tour de Vail[/caption] 2016 marked the first year Vail Place’s popular summer event Tour de Vail – Roll & Stroll for Mental Health was held at Crystal Lake in Robbinsdale in association with the area’s popular...

Visit Vail Place at the PRIDE festival in Loring Park this year, June 25 and June 26! We'll be passing out packages of our homemade Vail Mix trail mix, made especially for you by Vail Place members. Vail Place's booth will be located at the corner of Loring...

[caption id="attachment_20385" align="alignleft" width="300"] Calynn answering phones at our Hopkins Clubhouse.[/caption] Calynn Hendrickson first heard about Vail Place after moving to Hopkins in 2010. With an educational background in psychology, counseling and wellness, Calynn was looking for a place to volunteer her services, in the hopes...

[caption id="attachment_3922" align="alignright" width="670"] Vail House is located at 1025 6th St SE in Minneapolis.[/caption] 1025 6th St SE, Minneapolis This month Vail Place will complete the acquisition of the Cabrini Transitional House, a 23-bed group residential housing (GRH) facility located at 1025 Sixth St Southeast in Minneapolis. The acquisition of the facility represents...

Accreditation from Clubhouse International provides many benefits to Clubhouse organizations like ours. To gain Clubhouse accreditation, an organization is evaluated by self-study and a Clubhouse International team and held to a rigorous set of 36 standards. Since the Clubhouse model is based on a work day program,...