While Sara Swan has over two decades of experience in special education, she initially didn’t have plans to turn a one-off mentorship into a full-fledged organization.
Teenagers who are struggling can now receive help from the Calli Institute. This mental health care clinic in Maple Grove offers group and individual therapy sessions for adolescents struggling with issues like anxiety, depression, difficult relationships, suicide ideation, chemical use, etc.
Thanksgiving for Annie Waterman’s family was more than turkey, mashed potatoes, football and pumpkin pie. There also were heaping portions of Whirlyball.
Whether it’s grabbing a bite on the way to kid sports or eating between client meetings, good nutrition doesn’t have to be sacrificed during a hectic week.
Each morning, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., 12-year-old Haley Briesch can be found on the ice. Donning her Lululemon warm-up jacket, she laces up her white skates and takes to the cool glassy surface to practice two to three hours a day.