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Crisis Residence Open House scheduled for May 25

On Thursday, May 25, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) celebrates the opening of its Crisis Residence located at 3633 Chicago Ave. South in Minneapolis. The Crisis Residence is the newest addition to the psychiatry continuum of care and will provide short-term intensive treatment … Continue reading

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Dr. Eduardo Colon named Chief of Psychiatry

Dr. Eduardo Colón has been named the new Chief of the HCMC/Hennepin Health System Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Colón has served as Vice-Chief of the department since 1998. He started at HCMC as in intern in 1979 and completed his … Continue reading

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New program supports emotional health of moms and babies

First of its kind program in Minnesota offers mental health services to support women and families — including a “Day Hospital”  The Mother-Baby Program at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is the first of its kind in Minnesota, offering a … Continue reading

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Program addresses shortened lifespan of the mentally ill

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has recently established a new program in Medical Psychiatry to address the needs of patients with co-existing medical and psychiatric illnesses. “The literature shows that patients with psychiatric illness die up to 25 years sooner … Continue reading

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Health of babies is dependent on physical and emotional health of moms

Just in time for Mother’s Day,  an essay published in JAMA this week  authored by Dr. Helen Kim from HCMC  shines a light on mothers with mental illness and their children.  This essay describes the dilemma well-meaning healthcare providers create by telling … Continue reading

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