Many students are starting a long weekend tonight. That’s because most schools are closed Thursday and Friday for an annual statewide teachers’ conference.
In the year since a fired employee went on a shooting rampage at a Minneapolis office, mental health advocates say they’ve signs of progress on the kinds of issues that plagued that gunman.
Lawmakers’ plans to improve Minnesota’s existing background check system for gun sales will come at a cost.
Senator Al Franken called in to the WCCO Morning News on Wednesday from snowy Washington DC.
In Minneapolis Monday, President Obama made his case for new gun restrictions in the wake of a series of gun massacres, including the deadliest workplace shooting in Minneapolis history last year at Accent Signage.
While state and federal politicians consider changes to gun laws, a group of Minnesota lawmakers want to improve mental health care in schools.
Sen. Al Franken is unveiling a bill to increase funding for mental health problems in prisons and jails.
Three weeks after the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Sen. Al Franken visited an Eagan middle school to discuss school safety and mental health issues.
Often times people who are dealing with mental health issues don’t seek help because of stigma attached to getting treatment. The ‘Make It Ok’ campaign at Regions Hospital wants to change that.
We may never know why Adam Lanza went on a shooting rampage that killed 26 people including 20 children inside a Connecticut school.
One in five Minnesotans experiences mental illness directly, and now there’s a facility that will provide state of the art care in the Twin Cities.
New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.
The Milwaukee County sheriff’s office is investigating after a 57-year-old patient died at the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division.
A whopping 60 percent of Americans say they are unhappy at work, according to a recent survey from Accenture. If you’re one of them, there are a few simple ways to get back your spark and enjoy more of your workday.
The horrifying tragedy of the American soldier who is accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians raises serious questions about the U.S. Military’s awareness, monitoring and understanding of how troops are faring under the unimaginable stresses of combat.