Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can be crippling. Duluth native, Michael Mirtica shared his story of overcoming OCD on Youtube. Since then, his channel, 'Mirtica Mindfulness' has gone viral—helping thousands of people worldwide.
Rotary Club 25 of Duluth and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland are partnering to combat mental health issues among Northland youth. On Wednesday, the Rotary Club 25 of Duluth donated $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland to help fund the organization's new mental health access program.
Together, Hippy Feet and Frost River have provided homeless youth a positive way to make money through the packaging of their custom socks.
Kids in the Cloquet School District will see an increase in their food supply, thanks to a pilot plan for the Second Harvest BackPack Program.
Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin is pushing for a three-digit code to help people experiencing a crisis. The FCC has found that 988 could be more effective to get people the help they need, when they are contemplating suicide.
For nearly 5 decades now—“Chum,” a local organization—has made it their mission to be there for people who are in need of the basic things in life like food and shelter. On Thursday, the organization hosted a “Making Connections” dinner to raise money for their Street Outreach Program, specifically.
To remember their loved ones and shed light on suicide prevention, over 200 people from around the region gathered at Carlton High School for the 11th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk.
A large donation of items was given to Life House by the Minnesota Academy of Physicians Assistants in honor of 'National PA Week' on Friday.
Northland Healthy Minds sponsored the Mental Health First Aid course at One Roof in Duluth Wednesday, allowing the class to be offered for free during Mental Illness Awareness Week.
Dan Saker honored his brother William Saker's memory on the two year anniversary of his death by discussing the impact of mental illness and what he plans to do to combat it.
The Skate for 8 fundraising hockey event took place at Heritage Sill Arena Saturday. It raises funds for mental health and suicide prevention.
The Maurices headquarters in Duluth had a day of giving back to the community with their 6th annual Best Day Ever effort Thursday. Maurices employees volunteered their time to help 13 local nonprofits.
Life House is finishing up the renovations of a building they purchased next to their current building that will offer more space for services and programs they offer to local youth in need.
All week, Life House is asking people to Clean Out Your Couch. Cheyenne Norr used to spend a lot of time there, in between couch hopping. She shared her story to shine a light.
Life House Duluth is asking people to donate spare change and money to help support their mission. The "Clean Out Your Couch" campaign kicked off Monday. Bring your spare change and drop it in the couch outside of Life House Duluth each morning from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Life House Duluth works with homeless youth from the ages of 14 to 24.
Great music and a great cause brought rock and country lovers to Bayfront Park for the past 3 days for the 11th annual Tribute Fest.