Partners

MNCAMH’s partners share its commitment to its mission, aligning their resources in support of MNCAMH’s endeavors.

  • The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) helps provide essential services to Minnesota’s most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and nonprofits.

  • Behavioral Health Division offers the right services to people as effectively and efficiently as possible.

  • The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.

  • The mission of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development is to contribute to a just and sustainable future through engagement with the local and global communities to enhance human learning and development at all stages of the life span.

  • At the School of Social Work, we practice what we teach: leadership, scholarship, social justice, and community engagement.

  • The Center brings the University of Minnesota together with county, tribal, state and community social services in a partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and families involved with public child welfare.

  • The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota strives to fulfill the tripartite mission of the Medical School: excellence in teaching, research, and clinical service.

December 13 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Current Health Perspectives on the Legalization of Cannabis

The debate continues over medical marijuana and broadly legalizing its use among adults.  There are several public health questions about the potential medicinal benefits and health harms associated with legalization.  Attendees will learn about current research on cannabis, including issues pertaining to risk for mental illness and impact of the drug on brain development.  The presenter will also address several specific arguments in the cannabis legalization debate. Learn More

January 10, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Vaping and the Developing Brain: How big tobacco is capitalizing on adolescent brain development and what health professionals can do about it

Janna Gewirtz O’Brien, MD, FAAP Friday, January 10,2020 Noon. – 1pm With 1 in 5 Minnesota high school students reporting e-cigarette use in the prior month, health care professionals caring for them must understand the short and long-term impact on the adolescent and young adult brain. This… Learn More