What PRIDE means to me

What PRIDE means to me

In June 2019, I was overwhelmed with love as people took to the streets of my Minneapolis hometown for the largest PRIDE turnout in our history. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the community showed up to celebrate how far we’ve come and to...
What not to say to someone who’s suicidal

What not to say to someone who’s suicidal

  When it comes to many situations, we’re unlikely to be first responders: Natural disasters, house fires, and roadside accidents are likely to have trained professionals on the scene quickly. But when for mental health crises, we are likely to be the first ones...
The surprising ways depression presents in teens

The surprising ways depression presents in teens

  “I feel like I don’t know my own child.”I’ve heard that sentiment from many parents in my practice when talking about their teenagers. For many, it’s only the typical teenage stuff—some moodiness and angst that are common in a rapidly developing brain.For others,...
#StoptheStigma: 3 simple actions we can all take

#StoptheStigma: 3 simple actions we can all take

  Mental health issues have always had a stigma in healthcare, but this seems to be declining in younger patients. Millennials are more comfortable with talking about it and seeking help for mental health issues. Eighty-five percent of Millennials said they would not...
3 million people stronger

3 million people stronger

 Wow. As of this week, Sanvello is officially helping over 3 million people.When we started down the path of creating Pacifica, I would never have thought how humbling this experience would be. It’s incredible to me to think that our cognitive behavioral therapy...