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A rainbow of paper hearts decorates windows of a Sanford Health clinic waiting room.

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
Bob Worthington holding his book.

Veteran living at Good Samaritan Society wins literary award

Bob Worthington chronicles life as an infantry combat advisor in Vietnam
Matt Holsen 5 min read
A Sanford health nurse in face shield and mask hands a paper to another nurse wearing gloves and holding a bag to safely receive it.

‘Psychological PPE’ resources offered for front-line workers

Dr. Craig Uthe and Dr. Jeffrey Leichter share wellness message with employees
Simon Floss 6 min read
Runner in stocking cap and sweatshirt pauses on a sunny fall day.

Finding relief from SAD during pandemic presents challenges

Staying safe from COVID-19 and wintertime blues will require creativity
Mick Garry 7 min read
Health care provider looking at her smartphone in a hospital waiting area with blue chairs.

Help line answers call to support ND medical community

Reach for Resilience is staffed by health care workers, for health care workers
Katie Foutz 6 min read
Andy Gillham walking and talking with Brett Maher.

How coaches, parents can counsel athletes through pandemic

Communication the key for athletes who may be missing out on sports
Mick Garry 9 min read
Counselor sits in bright office, smiling at woman facing away from camera.

Sanford, UND unveil Behavioral Health Bridge

Website aims to limit long-term mental health effects from COVID-19 pandemic
Simon Floss 9 min read
Teenage girl talks to a psychologist in her office.

Sanford Health creates task force to help prevent suicide

Calls to suicide help lines have grown 300% nationwide during COVID-19 pandemic
Simon Floss 6 min read

COVID-19 Q&A: Visitors matter to long-term care residents

DeeAndra Sandgren says Good Samaritan Society allows safe visits
Simon Floss 6 min read