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Local patients can now make an appointment with Jessica Christenson, L.G.S.W.
Local patients can now make an appointment with Lori Sodeman, L.G.S.W.
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.
Do you always feel tired? Have you lost interest in hobbies that you used to love? Do you sometime think you don’t feel like you anymore? Learn about depression and get some tips to help you feel more like yourself.
The holiday can be a difficult time for many, especially if you are dealing with unacknowledged grief.
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.
Taking medications on a daily basis can be a chore, but it becomes more challenging if there’s lack of understanding of or misconceptions about your medication. Many patients are skeptical about taking psychiatric medications. Here are the facts.
A traumatic event often causes deep-rooted, profound feelings. Depending on the nature of the event, those feelings may be fear, confusion, grief or a combination of emotions. Feelings of traumatic grief are complex and encompass many challenges and reactions — both emotional and physical. In order to effectively support someone who is grieving, you must first understand grief’s nuances.
If you've heard of or read about mindfulness — a form of meditation — you might be curious about how to practice it. Find out how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you.
Depression is an illness that often is mistakenly thought of as a condition that can be overcome with positive thinking. It's not that easy or simple.
The holiday season has passed. In the Midwest, we are settling in for a few more months of cold weather. These months can be challenging. For some of you, the added stress of seasonal mood changes can be an unwelcome visitor. But it may be more than just a case of the winter blues.
The holiday season is just weeks away. For many of us, the holiday season brings hopes of beautiful times spent with family, friends and loved ones. But for some, it's the start of the "season of stress."
Bullying is any behavior causing physical or emotional harm to another person. Learn more about the forms it takes and what you can do to help prevent bullying.
Having occasional feelings of anxiety is a normal part of life. But people with anxiety disorders experience frequent and excessive anxiety, fear, terror and panic in regards to everyday situations. Learn more in this blog entry.
Having a massage is not just for those wanting to be pampered or have a spa-like experience. Therapeutic massage has clinically proven benefits for the recipient, such as reduced stress, anxiety and depression.