Read health tips from our experts as well as stories by patients, families and staff about kids’ health and their experiences at Children’s Minnesota.

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Children’s Minnesota opens a new specialty center in Maple Grove!

Children's Minnesota is opening a new specialty center in Maple Grove to provide additional quality care to the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities metro area. Learn more about the differences between our clinics in Maple Grove.

Why mental health concerns among kids and teens rise in spring and what families can do to help

The number of kids and teens experiencing mental health issues typically increases in the spring. If you’re recognizing they are stressed or overwhelmed, there are readily available resources.

Celebrating music therapist Natasha Stark during Music Therapy Week

May 8-12, 2023, is Music Therapy Week at Children's Minnesota! To celebrate, we're highlighting Natasha Stark, music therapist, at our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) in Lakeville and St. Paul campus. Natasha will be sharing more about her job and music therapy.

How to support a family with a child in the hospital

Many of us have unfortunately been in this situation: Your friend’s family has a child in the hospital, maybe it’s for one day, one week or longer. It’s hard to know what to do for your friend and their family. Our FAC families are providing you with first-hand accounts of different ways they felt supported and helped throughout their child’s stay at Children’s Minnesota.

Medical imaging manager shares her 21-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Sara Johnson, medical imaging manager, is sharing her 21-year career experience at Children's Minnesota.

How philanthropy funded wrap-around care services help kids and families

At Children’s Minnesota, we put kids first, and we know that kids get better quicker when we take care of the whole family. This is why we offer many services and amenities to the whole family in addition to typical health care services. Learn more about the different wrap-around services we offer and how you can support.

Minnesota Wild celebrate playoff berth with a special delivery to Children’s Minnesota

The Minnesota Wild celebrated their berth in the 2023 Stanley Cup playoffs by delivering more than 80 custom blankets to Children’s Minnesota.

Dr. Kris Catrine recognized for her outstanding care with EPFCC Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kris Catrine, medical director of Children’s Minnesota’s pain, palliative care and integrative medicine department, for being awarded with the Children’s Minnesota Family Advisory Council’s (FAC) Excellence in Patient-and Family- Centered Care (EPFCC) Award! FAC developed the EPFCC Award as a way for patient families to recognize and honor Children’s Minnesota providers who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to patient- and family-centered care.

Action against gun violence: pediatric health care professionals pen open letter to Minnesota lawmakers

More than 160 pediatric providers from health systems statewide have joined Children’s Minnesota in calling on Minnesota lawmakers to take further action to prevent gun violence.

Business Journal honors four Children’s Minnesota Kid Experts as 2023 Health Care Heroes

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal selected four of our Kid Experts as 2023 Health Care Heroes.