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Compassion fatigue (or compassion stress) can be referred to as the cost of caring and describes when someone experiences higher levels of stress because they care deeply, and the people and/or animals they are caring for are going through a highly stressful experience.

Many Minnesota farmers markets accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits when you shop with your Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. SNAP/EBT customers can triple their purchasing power at participating farmers markets. In 2022, every $1 of SNAP/EBT benefits spent is matched by $1 in Market Bucks and $1 in Produce Market Bucks — up to $10 every time a customer visits the market.

Cada vez hay más mercados de agricultores que aceptan los beneficios del programa Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cuando usted compra con su tarjeta Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT). Los clientes con tarjetas SNAP/EBT pueden triplicar sus compras en los mercados de agricultores participantes. Por cada $1 SNAP/EBT que gasta se beneficia con $1 que le iguala los cupones Market Bucks  y $1 que le iguala los cupones Produce Market Bucks— hasta $10.

Sometimes we have a sense of grief prior to a loss. Learn what it feels like, and how to prevent or reduce anticipatory grief.

Anticipatory stress happens when we feel increased stress responses in anticipation of a difficult or unpredictable situation. Learn ways to respond and how to get help.

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In 2020, more than 670 people in Minnesota lost their lives due to an opioid-related overdose. Learn more about naloxone and how it can save lives that could otherwise be lost to overdose.

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