Wilderness Health news

Student Research Explores Rural Mental Health Care Barriers

August 29, 2022

Student, Carina Hebl, developed her honors thesis to look into why residents in rural areas postpone mental health care. She found that many rural residents didn’t know what care was available or that they needed care.


Wilderness Health targets vulnerable populations to ease COVID-19 Impact

August 26, 2020

Wilderness Health, a Northeastern Minnesota health care nonprofit is reaching out to at-risk populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using a state-provided dataset, Wilderness Health is identifying and contacting people on Medicaid who are potentially vulnerable to complications if they become sick with COVID-19. 


Wilderness Health Awarded HRSA Network Development Grant

June 25, 2020

Wilderness Health was awarded a HRSA Rural Network Development grant to establish a telehealth program throughout NE MN.  The project begins July 2020 with a priority on developing tele-mental health with plans to expand into other specialty areas.