Adria Botella

In The Moment ... March 8, 2019 Show 531 Hour 1

HorsePower has been providing equestrian lessons and therapies since 1985. They celebrate the connection between horse and human at an upcoming fundraiser, "Blue Jeans and Bling," on March 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Blue Haven Barn near Sioux Falls.

HorsePower executive director Matt Glasrud details the therapy and opportunities to change lives.


South Dakota United

Feb 20, 2013

South Dakota United Executive Director Jennifer Constantine talked about the agency's volunteerism, advocacy education and peer support for those who have mental health issues.  She said that the peer component enhances recovery.

"Twenty One Days Later: The Journey"

Feb 19, 2013

A family tragedy propelled Tony Baccarini on a journey towards healing and discovery.  He was admitted at Kenilworth Psychiatric Clinic and spent the next 21 days coming to terms with a failed relationship, bipolar disorder and grief.  The process made him discover his love and talent for writing poetry.  "Twenty One Days Later: The Journey," is the story of Baccarini's coming to terms with his mental illness and finding true inner peace.  Baccarini joined Dakota Midday from London, England.

Harp Therapy

Sep 19, 2012

Nebraska native Tami Briggs is a therapeutic harpist.  She founded Musical Reflections in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1999.  The company's mission is to provide products and services to enhance and support the healing journey.  She is certified by the International Harp Therapy Program and has played the harp at the bedside of hundreds of hospital and hospice patients.  As a composer and recording artist, Briggs has created 13 CDs for relaxation, comfort, healing and sleep.  She has also written two books: "Women as Healers: Voices of Vibrancy" and "Grace Notes: Reflections on the Harp and H