Nova, our beloved 120-pound friend, has just turned two years old! “She is very excited to not be a tween any longer,” says her trainer, Jack. Nova has a heart of gold, is willing to share her skills and talents with anyone she meets. Her presence is calming, and you can’t help but fall in […]
Your gifts at work – Messages of gratitude from former to in-coming Amberwing patients. This is why we support youth mental health.
At Amberwing-Center for Youth & Family Well-Being, children and families experience the best possible short-term intensive mental health and substance use treatment available, learning lifelong skills that help them heal. Here, patients share their advice and inspiration for others entering the program.
Perhaps most well-known for their work with patients who are recovering after a stroke, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) provide a wide range of services to help people with everything from swallowing and singing, to breathing and speaking. And, thanks to support from the Miller-Dwan Foundation, which is made possible by donors like you, SLPs at Polinsky […]
The foundation for sound mental health is built early in life. From birth to age 3, our experiences with parents, caregivers, relatives, teachers, and peers shape our developing brains. When this developmental process is disrupted, our capacity for learning and relating to others can be impaired, with lifelong consequences. This is why early detection and […]
When someone receives a cancer diagnosis, it’s not merely the patient who is affected, but the lives of an entire family. For this reason, the Caring Way Cancer Resource Center began hosting “We Can Weekend” 28 years ago for families living with cancer. The weekend retreat, held at YMCA Camp Miller in Sturgeon Lake, MN, […]