Numbers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse show that drug use is again on the rise since the start of the pandemic.
Target is permanently increasing its minimum wage to $15 an hour beginning July 5.
As COVID-19 continues to turn so many of our lives upside down, our mental health can suffer - and for families dealing with addiction the concern can be even greater. National director of Hazelden Betty Ford's children's program, Jerry Moe joined the Buzz to chat about ways to help kids during the pandemic.
Mother's Day 2020 is going to look and feel different this year. Moms are working extra hard to take care of their families during the pandemic. We spoke with psychiatrist Dr. Elizabeth LaRusso from Allina Health on how to focus on mom's mental well-being on Mother's Day, and every day.
Telehealth options are in high demand right now, including those for mental health services. A variety of techniques can help people ease stress and anxiety, including art therapy. Certified art therapist Lisa Lounsbury joined the Buzz with ideas for people to use art therapy at home.
This isn’t the maternity leave Samantha Telega had pictured.
Many of us may be experiencing some mental health issues right now without even realizing it. We've been thrust into unfamiliar territory, and experts say it's important to recognize it and know when to ask for help.
Millions of Minnesotans are doing their part to fight COVID-19 by staying home and social distancing, but that can really take a toll on your mental health. Dr. Robert Kantor, Chief Medical Officer for UnitedHealthcare, joined the FOX 9 Morning News with ways to manage stress and anxiety.
If your stress levels are up right now, you’re certainly not alone. Health concerns, stay at home orders, financial struggles – the list can go on.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, social workers are really concerned not just for their own health as they check on families, but also the safety of children during these increasingly stressful times.
Growing tensions over job loss and isolation measures are forcing police and paramedics to be prepared for an uptick in domestic violence and mental health calls.
Dr. Nancy S. Harper, Director of the Otto Bremer Trust Center for Safe and Healthy Children, spoke with FOX 9 about the effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having on mental health.
A post on social media encouraged residents who were under isolation orders in cities across the U.S. to reach out to others with bright messages of hope etched onto sidewalks and driveways.
Following half-a-dozen student deaths by suicide in Blaine, MN, police, parents and area schools are stepping up to make changes and get help to young adults who need it.
The suicide rate among teens is climbing at an alarming rate in recent years, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Now, community members say the problem is hitting some Minnesota schools harder than ever before.
Signs you may be experiencing "holiday blues" include fatigue, losing interest in activities you normally enjoy, trouble making decisions or concentrating, withdrawing from friends and family, anger, irritability, and sadness.
Comforting and rescuing people suffering from a mental health crisis is a major issue law enforcement agencies face when responding to 911 calls. And the Hennepin County Sheriff said it’s not unusual to see an uptick around the holidays.
Many of their stories start the same way. On the surface, everything seems fine, but underneath there's a battle between life and death.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is reaching out to farmers and agricultural communities with training sessions on how to help those struggling with thoughts of suicide.
Thousands of people gathered in the Twin Cities on Saturday to make a statement: If you are facing mental health problems, you are not alone.