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Six Things to Know About Veterans’ Behavioral Health Needs in Minnesota

November 10, 2017 by Nora Johnson
Overall, 77 percent of Minnesota Veteran survey respondents reported feeling they have the mental and behavioral health support they need, according to this study. Yet several specific populations… Read more »

Five Facts That Can Help You Save a Life: What You Need to Know About Commercial Sexual Exploitation

October 12, 2017 by Laura Schauben
By understanding the many ways commercial sexual exploitation happens and by being aware of signs it may be happening near you, you can help save a life. Five facts to know.

Providing Emotional Support to Children After a Disaster

October 4, 2017 by Cheryl Holm-Hansen
While experiencing a disaster can be traumatic for anyone, children are especially vulnerable to physical and psychological issues such as anxiety or depression.

Youth Participatory Evaluation: How to Start?

August 29, 2017 by Ryan Evans
For the Youth Leadership Initiative, evaluation is one of the many ways that they meaningfully engage youth in their program. By practicing Youth Participatory Evaluation (YPE), evaluation is no… Read more »

Hello Fellows: Meet Shawn Schuette

August 24, 2017 by Shawn Schuette
Wilder employees have the opportunity to apply for Kingston Fellowships, an honor awarded annually based on accomplishments, commitment to human services and leadership potential. In March 2017,… Read more »

Preparing Immigrants and Refugees for Public Health Emergencies in Hennepin County

August 9, 2017 by Nicole MartinRogers
Findings from a study about emergency preparedness planning with nine immigrant and refugee communities in Hennepin County.

Hello Fellows: Meet Damon Shoholm

July 24, 2017 by Damon Shoholm
Wilder employees have the opportunity to apply for Kingston Fellowships, an honor awarded annually based on accomplishments, commitment to human services and leadership potential. In March 2017,… Read more »

The Creative Space: Art Creates New Ways for People with Memory Loss to Express Themselves

July 12, 2017
Art Whisperer is what my painters sometimes call me. As Artist in Residence at Wilder’s Adult Day Health program, I participate in art class as the professional studio and social practice art… Read more »
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