Norm Ornstein, a Minnesota native, writes in the New York Times today about his son, ill served by a mental health system that does not serve those who are too ill to know that they need help. Read more →
When the world’s first heart transplant was performed in 1967, it felt very much like news that the Wright Brothers had flow something called an airplane. Taking a heart from one person and putting it another? Unfathomable. Read more →
For sure, it’s become easier for people to talk about providing access to mental health care, too often talk is all it is. Politicians are failing Minnesotans on this issue and failing big. It’s a testament to the resiliency of people that some of them can navigate the roadblocks and fear that exists and get the help they need.
So Brian Murphy’s story should at least provide inspiration that it’s possible. Read more →
Bob Bloomberg’s story is the story of thousands of parents of dead children across the country who didn’t think heroin was targeting their children. He wants to alert anyone else who still doesn’t think it does. Read more →