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A man seems depressed as he sits near a window and looks out in this illustration for a story about suicide

How to support someone struggling with their mental health

Sanford Health experts offer guidance for what to say and what to avoid
Katie Wright 9 min read
A Sanford Health psychologist wearing a face mask takes notes on a plush couch while listening to an unseen student.

Sanford partners with school to support students in need

Systems of Support program encourages positive behavior in middle schoolers
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
Woman at a psychiatry appointment for fertility issues.

Mental health care supports patients on fertility journey

To help weather ups and downs, Sanford integrates emotional support during care
Mick Garry 6 min read
A girl texts on her smartphone with friends in background.

Using smartphones to understand eating disorders

Sanford Health team develops way to gather more accurate data
Carson Walker 9 min read
Female doctor typing on computer.

Artificial intelligence flags behavioral health issues

Sanford Health model designed to spot risk of self-harm, psychosis or chemical dependency
Carson Walker 8 min read
Logo with colorful arrows underlining "ND Innovation Day"

Contests tap student ideas for mental health, heart care

UND and NDSU students are applying their innovative approach to helping patients
Carson Walker 6 min read
Blue ilustration of human brain on white background with dots and lines respresenting overstimulation

Neuropsychologist invents ‘brain break’ cap at Sanford

Weighted cap could help people with severe brain injury, anxiety or autism
Carson Walker 8 min read
Close up of woman practicing mudra meditation

Practicing mindfulness can ease pandemic worry

Learn how and why to work mindfulness into your self-care routine
Simon Floss 9 min read
Four Sanford Health nurses don PPE in the hallway of a COVID-19 unit.

Sanford Health idea challenge takes on suicide prevention

Pandemic has worsened suicide risk for patients and those who care for them
Carson Walker 13 min read
Young girl look herself in the mirror with new eyeglasses in optical

8 tips to help your child have a positive body image

Teach your child about a healthy lifestyle instead of focusing on appearance
Parenting Services 4 min read