Superior’s Up and Coming Mental Health Programming

If you live in Bayfield, Ashland, Douglas, Burnett, Sawyer, Washburn, Polk, Barron or Rusk County in northwestern Wisconsin AND you have a serious mental illness, you have a less than 40 percent chance of getting help. If you have a substance abuse problem, the chances are even less.   While stunning, these stats are not […]

Just 20 Minutes Can Change Your Brainwaves and Your Outlook

Patients suffering from anxiety, insomnia and depression are now being treated with new, cutting-edge technology at the Miller-Dwan Behavioral Health department. Rather than receiving medicine in pill form, they are being prescribed 20-minute sessions of electromedical technology. The Miller-Dwan Foundation recently funded the purchase of Alpha-Stim devices that generate unique, patented waveforms clinically proven to […]

Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit – It’s About the Care

By Lainie Janke Each and every person is a unique. Everyone possesses personal worth. And every single individual, family member, and loved one is valued. That’s the philosophy of the Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit located in the Miller-Dwan Building, where our compassionate and highly-skilled clinical team addresses the physical, spiritual, social, psychological, and economic […]

Miller-Dwan Foundation Receives $5,000 Grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community for Adult Inpatient Unit Renovation

  The Miller-Dwan Foundation announced a $5,000 grant received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. The grant will be used to help renovate the Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit located in the Miller-Dwan Building. The renovation will dramatically advance the care program by creating dedicated spaces including an exercise room, a spiritual center, flexible spaces […]

Press Release: Check to be Presented to Amberwing

(Duluth, MN) January 6, 2016 –Former NHL player, Butch Williams and Duluth Grill owner, Tom Hanson, will make a check presentation Amberwing – Center for Youth & Family Well-Being, as well as the Peterson Legacy Fund, at Amberwing on January 11th at 5:00pm. Funds were raised at an event held in September, the Fall Harvest […]

Give to the Max day

Today is the day! Give to the Max Day When you participate in Give to the Max Day by making a gift to the Miller-Dwan Foundation’s Healing Space Campaign you provide the best, most compassionate care in an environment designed for optimal healing. Our most recent campaign has pledged $1,000,000 to the renovation of the […]

ARTcetera Raised Impressive Funds

ARTcetera, the Miller-Dwan Foundation’s premier annual gala, raised a net of more than $180,000 this year to transform the Miller-Dwan Building’s Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit into a warm, welcoming leading-edge healing environment. With every penny raised at ARTcetera 2015 going towards the Healing Space Campaign, the Foundation is well on its way to achieving […]

Employee Campaign, You Help Us Meet That Goal

The Miller-Dwan Foundation supports the historical specialty care areas of the former Miller-Dwan Medical Center. So we take care of the burn, wound and pain care departments, radiation oncology, surgical services that happen in the Miller-Dwan Building as well as mental health and physical rehabilitation care including Polinsky. What I mean by take care of […]