Mental health aids offered after hoax 911 call; deputies resigned at the sight of “dead children” | News

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — It was an exciting day for our area as first responders rushed to the site of active gunmen in local school districts on Wednesday. While every phone call turned out to be a hoax, the emotional stress of responding to these types of incidents is very real. Captain James Schueller explained: “I … Read more

Eat a handful of walnuts a day to lower your blood pressure, research suggests

Eating a handful of walnuts a day may lower your blood pressure, reduce weight gain and in turn reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study finds. Scientists at the University of Minnesota have uncovered the nuts’ miraculous potential benefits after tracking the diets of 3,300 people for more than 25 years … Read more

Eat a handful of walnuts a day to lower your blood pressure, research suggests

Eating a handful of walnuts a day may lower your blood pressure, reduce weight gain and in turn reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study finds. Scientists at the University of Minnesota have uncovered the nuts’ miraculous potential benefits after tracking the diets of 3,300 people for more than 25 years … Read more

From Post-It Notes to AI: How AI Technology Can Improve Workflow for Mental Health Clinicians

Until Dr. Shiri Sharvit, Chief Clinical Officer of Eleos Health, began applying artificial intelligence in her work as a practicing mental health psychiatrist, her companion was a Post-it Note. But these Post-it Notes were sometimes lost or water was spilled on them. Then came Eleos, an AI solution that improves workflow for behavioral therapists, she … Read more

Reducing burnout among mental health professionals: how community health clinics support their clinician teams

Today, behavioral therapists are doing their best to keep up with the increased demand for their services. Driven by the turmoil of the pandemic and its changing impact—which continues to push mental health clinicians to increase their caseloads on top of already overbooked schedules—these conditions present a serious recipe for burnout. Defined as a “prolonged … Read more

Bird flu forces egg farm to euthanize 3 million chickens – ABC6OnYourSide.com

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Demand for food aid remains high at Salvation Army | News

ROCHESTER, Minnesota – The Salvation Army in Rochester said demand for food aid still remains high as inflation continues to drive up grocery prices. On Friday, the Salvation Army said 65 households visited the food shelf, which is three times the number of people who normally need food aid in one day. Candace Voeller, one … Read more

Aveda Founder’s Huge Art Collection Hits the Auction Market

Rare art treasures from the estate of the late Horst Rechelbacher go to the auction market. Revere Auctions of St. Paul will offer Rechelbacher’s art collection in a live auction on Wednesday. The catalog for Style & Splendor: Selections from Horst Rechelbacher’s Estate contains over 300 lots, including sculptures by Salvador Dalí and a cabinet … Read more

Anthem BCBS in Virginia Selects Confidant Health for Mental Health/Drug Support Support

Virginia’s Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is partnering with tech-behavioral therapist Confidant Health for addiction treatment, the companies announced Wednesday. Bethel, located in Connecticut Confident health provides a variety of mental health and substance use disorders services through the app, including medication management, therapy, counseling, health and recovery coaching, and group support. In its partnership … Read more

Late cancellation music festival causes bad blood in Two Harbors

The sudden cancellation of a summer concert is the latest reason to point fingers among locals in Two Harbors. County music band Shenandoah was set to perform next Saturday at the Rockin’ the Docks summer concert at the Two Harbors Depot. Lovin’ Lake County, the county’s official tourism marketing organization, announced Thursday that the show … Read more