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May 15, 2019
Don Lee waves at passing cars on Main Street to raise awareness about mental health. "If it weren't for A Place to Belong, I would've been dead, plain and simple," Lee said. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Community works to "break barriers" on mental health stigma
May 15, 2019 - 12:58pm
May 2, 2019
Suicide rates have been climbing for decades as social connection has decreased. "Humans are wired to be social, being isolated and bullied is really dangerous,” Suicide Researcher Chris Caulkins said. (Stock art)
Let's talk: Suicide prevention is on forefront of fight against mental health stigma
May 2, 2019 - 6:33am
April 19, 2019
These are some of the bravest faces around lakes country
April 19, 2019 - 2:38pm
April 18, 2019
In this still from the "Inside Out" video on schizophrenia, Kyle Larson is seen talking about how the disorder has changed his life. (Leighton Broadcasting video still)play button
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
April 18, 2019 - 9:06am
April 9, 2019
Detroit Lakes man Joe Johnson has turned his life around after years of substance abuse. He now leads the Park Rapids-based, award-winning FATHER Project, helping struggling dads from around the area become their best selves. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
April 9, 2019 - 8:20am
April 3, 2019
Keagan Gilbert and his mom, Rachelle, at home with their dog in mid-March. Keagan says his ADHD can sometimes make him feel like he's not in control of his own body, but over the years he's gotten better at managing his symptoms. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'I can't stop moving': ADHD is an element of everyday life for 17-year-old Keagan Gilbert
April 3, 2019 - 8:36am
March 21, 2019
Heather Berry, holding a picture of her son, Ethan, who killed himself in 2017, wants people to have a better understanding of what life is like for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'Living a roller coaster': Two years after the suicide of her son, Heather Berry is still haunted by grief and trying to adjust to a new normal
March 21, 2019 - 10:32am
March 13, 2019
Geiselhart and his service dog, Sarge, at the Frazee Fire Station last week. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'I got my life back': Four years into his recovery from PTSD, depression and drug abuse, Frazee firefighter Scott Geiselhart spreads message of hope
March 13, 2019 - 3:10pm
February 21, 2019
A crowd of about 200 people filled the large conference room at M State in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday for the "Inside Out" Video Premiere and Panel Event, which kicked off the new community campaign to normalize mental illness. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'You could hear a pin drop': 'Inside Out' mental health event draws a crowd in DL
February 21, 2019 - 9:10am
February 4, 2019
Jon Lindquist
Lindquist praises grant to help children at risk
February 4, 2019 - 3:52pm
November 15, 2018
Katie Bjorndahl on a tractor at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion. Submitted photo
Life after Katie: How Minnesota family remembers her by promoting mental health awareness
November 15, 2018 - 7:00am
June 17, 2018
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
June 17, 2018 - 9:06am
April 2, 2018
Teens not only in the Brainerd lakes area but across the nation are hooked on their smartphones. A licensed therapist and the director of education and training for Nystrom & Associates LTD shares his knowledge on social media and teens. (Jennifer Stockinger / Forum News Service)
A dark side of technology: Smartphones, social media can adversely affect children's mental health
April 2, 2018 - 7:00am
January 24, 2018
Deb Sjostrom. Courtesy photo.
Otter Tail County joins in call for more mental health facilities
January 24, 2018 - 1:52pm