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Paula Jones has a long history of mental health struggles that she believes stem back to her dysfunctional and traumatic childhood. She's always found solace in books, and says working at the library in Detroit Lakes has been a "dream job." She hopes to help raise awareness of mental illness, and erase the stigmas surrounding suicide, by speaking out about her experiences. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
‘I didn’t see a light’: Hospitalized three times for suicidal thoughts, Paula Jones says she owes her life to ‘people that took my hand when I reached out’
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March 21, 2019
Heather Berry, holding a picture of her son, Ethan, who killed himself in 2017, wants people to have a better understanding of what life is like for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'Living a roller coaster': Two years after the suicide of her son, Heather Berry is still haunted by grief and trying to adjust to a new normal
March 21, 2019 - 10:32am
March 14, 2019
Kristina Story has been living with anxiety for more than 16 years. After turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with her symptoms, she moved to Detroit Lakes and got clean several years ago, and is feeling better than she has in years. A longtime musician, she plays the harp, piano, guitar, violin and flute, and also sings. She says music is "absolutely" therapeutic for her. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
March 14, 2019 - 12:11pm
March 7, 2019
Scott Geiselhart, a longtime volunteer firefighter with the Frazee Fire Department, has been symptom-free from his PTSD and depression for about four years.  He is pictured here with his service dog, Sarge. (Marie Johnson / Tribune) play button
‘I got my life back’: Four years into his recovery from PTSD, Frazee firefighter Scott Geiselhart spreads message of hope
March 7, 2019 - 10:38am
March 3, 2019
MN healthcare spending slows, but big storm clouds ahead
March 3, 2019 - 9:39am
February 27, 2019
Jessica Ekholm, a 1999 Detroit Lakes High School graduate, says she always had symptoms of depression but didn't realize it until her mom dragged her to the doctor, "kicking and screaming," when she was 21. Today, she's still learning how to cope with her symptoms, and she's become a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and reducing stigma. (Photos by Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
February 27, 2019 - 10:32am
February 20, 2019
A crowd of about 200 people filled the large conference room at M State in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday for the "Inside Out" Video Premiere and Panel Event, which kicked off the new community campaign to normalize mental illness. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'You could hear a pin drop': 'Inside Out' mental health event draws a crowd in DL
February 20, 2019 - 9:50am
February 5, 2019
A rendering of what the 76-unit assisted living facility, Pelican Landing, will look like once it's complete. (Submitted Image)
New assisted living facility in the works in Detroit Lakes
February 5, 2019 - 9:29am
October 25, 2018
Letter: Healthcare and the coming election
October 25, 2018 - 2:58pm
October 18, 2018
Minnesotans can preview 2019 plans using MNsure's new plan comparison tool
October 18, 2018 - 11:31am
October 16, 2018
Becker County kids partake in state study about exposure to chemicals
October 16, 2018 - 10:16am
September 30, 2018
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Sanford Chip genetic test now available at DL clinic
September 30, 2018 - 3:18pm
January 29, 2018
Letter: Healthcare for all is a constitutional right
January 29, 2018 - 10:00am
December 28, 2017
Dr. Miran Blanchard, a radiation oncologist with the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center, Fargo, shows Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, a 3-D rendering of the radiation beams focused on a patient's inoperable brain tumor from many different angles; leaving the surrounding tissue undamaged.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Radiation as a scalpel: Technique spares healthy tissue, treats inoperable tumors
December 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 17, 2017
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
November 17, 2017 - 10:00am
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