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The word ‘stigma’ is used as an all-purpose term
Ride to Silence the Stigma? The intent of the group is good, the approach is not. A ride to silence people who direct that prejudice is what is needed -- a ride to educate them, not join them in promoting that term. This from The Carter Center: “Stigma” has been used as an all-purpose...
July 21, 2016 - 5:00am
July 18, 2016
Riding for mental health
The roar of about 150 motorcycles heading out of Jamestown Sunday was music to the ears of Ride to Silence the Stigma organizers. "All of us...
July 18, 2016 - 8:18am
July 3, 2016
Lawmaker warns people 'are going to die' due to ND's persisting mental health gaps
FARGO—A troubled man shoots and kills a Fargo police officer responding to a domestic incident, weeks before the shooter's wife says he was scheduled to see a specialist for worsening depression and memory loss. A rash of opioid overdose deaths plagues the community—among...
July 3, 2016 - 11:21am
June 30, 2016
Fargo man who died in park remembered
FARGO—The man who died by suicide in a Fargo park this week is being remembered for his creativity and friendships, but also for the pain of mental health issues he faced. Family members on Wednesday, June 29, said Robbie Lass, 23, tried to get help but got lost in a system...
June 30, 2016 - 6:40am
April 18, 2016
Schools strive for ways for special education students to participate
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—At a small bowling alley in Thief River Falls last week, a big celebration happened in the middle of the day....
April 18, 2016 - 6:47am
February 19, 2016
Proposal converts space at Life Skill and Transition Center
GRAFTON, N.D.—A community task force is crafting a proposal to convert unused and underused space at the Life Skills and Transition Center...
February 19, 2016 - 7:07am
June 8, 2015
Grand Forks Walmart shooting connected with military suicides
GRAND FORKS—Police still can't say why 21-year-old Marcell Travon Willis walked into a Grand Forks Wal-Mart Supercenter last month and...
June 8, 2015 - 6:54am
December 29, 2014
Mental health issues move forward
GRAND FORKS -- Some of the shadows enveloping mental illness and its public discussion are disappearing, but experts say more needs to be done to erase stigmas surrounding it and improve access to services. In order to move forward, more funding is essential, mental health officials...
December 29, 2014 - 7:19am
December 27, 2014
Untreated mental illness damages famillies
Grand Forks -- Danny Owen remembers the turning point -- an altercation with his brother many years ago -- that led him to get the mental health care he needed and, eventually, to a better relationship with his family. He came home drunk one night and "got into a physical fight"...
December 27, 2014 - 7:15am
December 26, 2014
Finding help for youth with mental health problems
GRAND FORKS -- Harley Tessman, 18, had a problem with pills. The path that led her there was a rocky one.
December 26, 2014 - 7:05am
December 22, 2014
Shame still seems to surround mental illness, but it's moving out of shadows
GRAND FORKS -- When Veronica Dockter first walked through the doors of Mountainbrooke Recovery Center in Grand Forks, she said she kept a ball...
December 22, 2014 - 7:02am
December 11, 2014
ND legislature to consider changes to mental health care
MOORHEAD — North Dakota lawmakers outlined legislative proposals Wednesday to begin filling serious gaps in the state's mental health services that are especially dire in the west. Three area legislators who have been active in interim studies to improve behavioral health...
December 11, 2014 - 7:07am
September 26, 2014
‘Giving hope’ to people: Family, friends work to eliminate stigma surrounding suicide
Cyndy and Monte Rodacker, Crystal Otterson and Naomi Koch have a common bond, a bond they didn’t want, yet they live with it every day....
September 26, 2014 - 6:19am
September 22, 2014
For Tom: After losing soldier son to suicide, family seeks to dispel stigmas
JAMESTOWN — Beth Doyle-Lautt has gotten used to the clutter in her house. A basement room is filled with boxes and totes, tools and...
September 22, 2014 - 7:02am
April 23, 2014
Program on history of mental health set
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, a public program detailing the history of mental health in North Dakota will be held at the Former Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site in Bismarck at 7:30 p.m. May 2. Former Governors’ Mansion Site Supervisor Johnathan...
April 23, 2014 - 8:30am