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Indigenous communities look to culture to address mental health

Indigenous communities look to culture to address mental health

The shortage of Native American mental health clinicians is both a professional and personal issue for Mary Owen. “I myself have struggled with depression since high school,” said Owen, a Native American physician in Duluth and associate dean of Indigenous health at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Owen, a member of the Tlingit Nation, …

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State and labor officials seek 'culture change' to improve mental health in construction industry

State and labor officials seek ‘culture change’ to improve mental health in construction industry

With decades of experience in the trades, DeShon Leek understands firsthand the dark side that comes with working in the construction industry. Leek, who is the Southeast Region representative for the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Councilhas seen many cases of workers struggling with mental health issues, even in boom times like the one the …

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New Catholic medical school seeks to restore a culture of life

New Catholic medical school seeks to restore a culture of life

The Saint Padre Pio Institute for the Relief of Suffering and the Benedictine College sign a collaboration agreement. The deaths of millions of unborn children by abortion in the United States would not have been possible without the “ready, willing and active participation of physicians”, says a doctor who leads a new medical school at …

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