Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present. A reawakening of the moment. Wait. Huh? What? What exactly does that mean? We talk a lot about mindfulness here at the Miller-Dwan Foundation. Mindfulness is the basis for much of the mental health care funded by the foundation. It’s the core of […]
Your gifts at work – Messages of gratitude from former to in-coming Amberwing patients. This is why we support youth mental health.
So, what does it entail to become a therapy dog? We are animal lovers here at the Miller-Dwan Foundation and we understand the importance of having our furry friends as our partners in healthcare. In March, we adopted an Australian Cattle Dog names Lou Ann, in hopes of her being our therapy-dog-in-training and ambassador for […]
From artificial intelligence, insurance on demand and virtual reality, healthcare is changing. I recently attended a day-long Future of Health conference that suggests, as we already know, that things are changing at break neck pace. These changes, however, might not be as scary as we fear. Let’s talk artificial intelligence. I recently heard that DARPA, […]
Today is National Philanthropy Day, a day to celebrate the extraordinary impact that philanthropy has had in our world. It is a day that celebrates the charitable work that makes a difference and creates change in communities. Right here in our own community, you are changing lives. Some examples of how your gifts […]
Poor Reimbursement Many U.S. citizens face significant mental health barriers based on where they live. If you’re a Minnesotan, for example, the government will pay more for your mental health care than it would if you live in Wisconsin. This has been a real problem for Wisconsin where low reimbursement rates lead to the closure […]