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.

July 12 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Homelessness in Minnesota – What we know about who is homeless, why, and what we can do to address it

In 2018 Wilder Research counted more people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota than ever before. Homelessness affects people from all backgrounds, is experienced differently be each person, and has implications for health care and social service providers through the state. This webinar will discuss key findings and trends from the Minnesota Homeless Study, including what factors may contribute to people becoming homeless and how homelessness impacts children, adults, and older adults. In additional to describing the scale of homelessness in Minnesota, ideas for addressing homelessness will also be shared. Learn More

August 9 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Recognizing and Challenging Stigma Around Substance Use and Mental Illness

Substance use, mental illness, and other behavioral health disorders are the most highly stigmatized health conditions. Stigma is a condition or status that is subject to prejudice, based on stereotyping that assigns undesirable labels, qualities, and behaviors to a person with that status. Labeled individuals are then socially devalued, which leads to inequality and discrimination, both on individual and systemic levels. Research suggests that stigma can manifest in subtle and largely unintended ways, and none of us are immune to negative stereotyping. Learn More