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Mental health day program expands to kids ages 6 and older in Roseville

The partial hospitalization program (PHP) at Children’s Minnesota Mental Health Specialty Clinic in Roseville, which provides structured, outpatient therapy for children and teens struggling with emotional and behavioral concerns, now treats kids as young as 6 years old.

Grace, RN, shares what it’s like to work on our inpatient mental health unit

Grace, RN, shares what it's like to work on inpatient mental health unit for Mental Health Awareness Month.

Children’s Minnesota social worker sets international mental health care standards for PCD patients

Over her nine years at Children’s Minnesota, Tami Vance, LICSW, cystic fibrosis (CF) and primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) programs, not only shines as an outstanding social worker inside our walls, but she’s also an expert voice and advocate for PCD mental health care internationally.

Levi’s brave mental health journey

Levi’s care journey has been a long and winding road since his birth – from procedures to help with his spina bifida, to combatting the severe pain of his spinal disorder; to overcoming the anguish of his mental health crisis.

Effective and positive discipline strategies to teach your child acceptable behavior

Kids tend to spend more time indoors and are less active during the cold winter months. When the family is stuck inside, tensions in the house can rise and it's easier for your child’s behavior to get out of control. One of our experts shares effective and positive discipline strategies.

Advice from child psychologists about approaching the topic of suicide with pediatric patients

One way providers can help children and teens with their mental health is to simply talk about it – don’t be afraid to ask. If during a visit you feel concerned for your patient, don’t delay in starting the conversation.

Don’t be afraid to ask: A message to parents about suicide and kids.

Children’s Minnesota psychologists share tips for how to prepare for the conversation about suicide, have the conversation and to be prepared with outside resources.

Children’s Minnesota awarded grant as part of the Preventing Youth Suicide National Collaborative

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce it received $100,000 as part of the second cohort of the Preventing Youth Suicide National Collaborative, A Cardinal Health Foundation National Collaborative, which is an initiative from Cardinal Health, Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) and the Zero Suicide Institute (ZSI) at the Education Development Center (EDC), to better identify and care for youth at risk for suicide. 

Suicide prevention

Katie Besch, LPCC, behavioral health specialist at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about suicide prevention.

Free Parent Education Session – Depression & Resiliency

November 14, 2023, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Children’s Health Network (CHN) is partnering with Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions to offer free virtual parent education sessions focused on mental health. Pediatric mental health experts will be ready to answer your questions. This is a great opportunity to get information and support.