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The Mental Health Association of Minnesota Blog is to keep our audience informed about current events and developments in Minnesota's health community.
A study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, found that one in five adults experienced mental illness in 2009. Yet, the majority of individuals that have these types of health conditions do not seek treatment because of cost, fear of stigma, and lack of knowledge of the treatments that exist. By educating […]
When the national mental health parity law went into effect last year, many of us were relieved our health insurance companies could no longer treat the mental health coverage they offered any differently from traditional coverage. While this was a big step for health insurance companies, the law did not apply to other types of […]
The MHAM Workplace Education department hosted a series of webinars in spring 2009 as part of our ongoing effort to provide mental health guidance for employers and employees in the workplace. These are no-cost educational workshops available to everyone online through our website. We give a big thanks to the professionals and supporting individuals that […]