Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health is the promotion of mental health, resilience and well-being.  This includes the treatment of mental health, substance abuse disorders, gambling addiction, eating disorders and traumatic experiences.  Supporting the individual, family and the community is essential to lessen the impact on overall physical health and emotional well-being.

Click here to learn more from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration.

Exploring individual Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) has taught us how traumatic experiences in childhood can impact the overall health in individuals.  The relationship between the two are researched-based and can help to understand “what happened” to a child as opposed to “what is wrong” with a child…an indisputable difference.

ACEs Infographic

Additional Resources

Practicing Mindfulness in Addiction Recovery: A Step-by-Step Guide

Ark Behavioral Health Is an accredited drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, that believes addiction treatment should not just address “how to stay sober” but needs to transform the life of the addict and empower him or her to create a more meaningful and positive life.

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Judy Hanson
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judy.hanson@minnetonkaschools.org
952-401-5740 (desk)