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Fairmont, New Prague, St. James, Springfield and Waseca now offer 24-hour behavioral health services via telemedicine
Behavioral health services via telemedicine are offered in the emergency department.
Vlcek specializes in anxiety-related disorders, child development, attention deficit, autism spectrum disorders, behavior analysis, use of cognitive behavior and dialectical behavior skills.
She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the International Neuropsychological Association.
The holiday can be a difficult time for many, especially if you are dealing with unacknowledged grief.
In our increasingly digitalized world, where most of us and even our children own electronic devices with screens, many parents and adults worry about the impact of screen use for themselves and their children.
As college students returned or entered college this fall, the important issue of anxiety and depression is a discussion that parents, college students and professionals who work with students do not want to forget.
Time can be hard to measure. We often measure our lives in the tasks and accomplishments of everyday life — a pace of business, providing us with momentum and a feeling of control. In between the noise of the day, quiet moments remind us of those we love and what we have lost.
What used to be known as a simple, fun activity for kids is now a tool for practicing good mental health. Coloring has recently become the newest craze, especially for adults. Although some are skeptical, many experts are confident in the therapeutic effects that take place when someone sits down with some colored pencils and paper.
Grief is a normal process of adapting that everyone moves through differently. There's no right or wrong way to do it. Know what's normal and when to get help.
You may not think that summer and stress go together, but they often do. Routines frequently change, and downtime can lead to complaining and sibling squabbles. Summertime events, such as graduations, family reunions and vacations, come with their own set of stressors. So, what can you do to stress less and have more fun this summer?
Eating disorders are complex, affecting the mind, body and spirit. Like a cancer, it does not discriminate by age, size, gender, religious beliefs, race or socioeconomic status.
Questions about bullying are pretty universal, but what about answers? Well, they are a little more complex.
I was recently asked, “Can someone have a midlife crisis?” This is a great question, as all of us go through personal issues and transitions in our lives.
In the aftermath of gun violence in schools in the last decade, many parents are asking “How do I help my child feel safe?” or “How do I reassure myself that my child is safe?”
When the smell of wood smoke fills the air and night falls before dinner, rest assured that autumn has turned to winter. But somewhere between the backyard bonfires and sipping hot cocoa, a less pleasant phenomenon takes hold of some people — seasonal affective disorder (SAD).