Mental health check-in: 14 questions to ask your child

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint   Don’t be afraid to ask your child hard questions — it teaches them it’s okay to open up and share with you.  You should be asking your kids about their lives every day. These open-ended inquiries will help you determine if they’re suffering from anxiety, depression or bullying. May 20, […]

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Meth sales, abuse reaching ‘crisis’ stage in Minnesota

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint More than 2 tons of meth was confiscated in 2018 in Minnesota, according to state and federal law enforcement officials. Nearly 900 pounds of that came from federal investigations. Anthony Souffle, Star Tribune Brandon Stahl Star Tribune May 24, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS — Gonzalo Jiminez-Paz Jr. sold meth to a confidential informant […]

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FDA To Restrict Sales Of Flavored E-Cigarettes In Latest Step To Curb ‘Epidemic’ Of Teenage Vaping

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrint KHN Morning Briefing (Thursday, March 14, 2019) Convenience stores and gas stations will be barred from selling e-cigarettes in flavors other than tobacco, mint and menthol unless they prevent minors from entering the store altogether or create a separate section of the store that minors can’t enter. Departing FDA Commissioner Scott […]

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Recovering Hope Treatment Center adds new addition

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrintCongratulations to coalition partner, Recovering Hope who on Wednesday, July 30, 2018, ceremonially broke ground on an addition to their treatment facility in Mora. The addition will add needed administrative space,  twelve additional rooms for in-patient treatment as well as space for outpatient mental health and chemical health treatment. 

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Opioid Abuse Community Prevention Pilot Projects

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitteremailPrintCongratulations to First Light Health System for being chosen as one of the first Opioid Abuse Community Pilot Project Grantees by the MN Department of Health!   Minnesota Department of Health |  May 2018 While opioid overdose and addiction is preventable, it continues to be a major public health problem in Minnesota. Preventing […]

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