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A hospital hallway window is painted with black lettering that says "Sanford Heroes"

Health care ‘hero’ is a complicated title, providers say

Superheroic expectations make it harder for caregivers to ask for help
Simon Floss 9 min read
A Sanford Health therapy dog lies on the floor with multiple adolescent arms petting him at once.

Service dog helps adolescent patients with mental health

Tucker the goldendoodle is part of behavioral health program at Sanford Fargo
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
A young girl has an angry look on her face

Top toddler discipline strategies to try

Handling tantrums well should help toddlers learn how to deal with emotions
Parenting Services 4 min read
A Sanford Health psychologist smiles at an unseen patient in a bright and friendly room.

Sanford Fargo specializes in traumatic stress treatment

Mental health care team helps patients heal from trauma and build resilience
Mick Garry 8 min read
A Sanford Health trainer uses resistance bands in a virtual workout she's leading on a laptop in an empty conference room.

‘Exercise is Medicine’ helps lose pounds, gain confidence

12-week program aims to improve overall health – and you can join virtually
Simon Floss 6 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