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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.
‘Affordable Colleges Online’ created this guide to inform college students (and their friends and families) on the various on-campus and online resources they can use should a mental health concern arise: affordablecollegesonline.org/college-student-mental-health/
With summer coming to a close, many young adults will be transitioning to college life for the first time. For most incoming students, the transition can be challenging. For students with mental health conditions, getting familiar with the mental health services and supports that their college or university offers can help with this transition. The […]
It is estimated that over 21 million people will be attending some sort of higher education this coming school year. For those that are just entering college, the change can be daunting. This transitional period can be stressful and challenging. Knowing what type of supports that are available for mental health is important. The following […]
Although the health care bill has recently passed, many of the new provisions will not take effect for some time. For recent college graduates, staying on their parents’ coverage may be a good option since many insurance companies have already expanded their coverage to the children of dependents until they are 26. As of last […]
Since mental disorders are the leading cause of disability in the United States, it is vitally important that people of all ages be aware of the signs, symptoms, and proper treatment options for mental disease. As explained by the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by […]
With spring’s arrival the gardeners come out of hibernation, the birds return, the leaves unfold…and the college acceptance letters arrive. As students across Minnesota discover where they’ll be going this fall, it is a great time to begin planning for the transition to college. The first year of college can be challenging. Not only do […]