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Mental health expert Katie Dorn of EmpowerU shares everyday life hacks for optimal mental wellness.

A study says parents are trying to take control of their child's academic pursuits. Experts share causes.

The mental health of educators is vital to the success equation in schools today.

Even 10 years ago, the problem was more significant than the capacity to meet it.

Educator well-being training online has positive ripple effects

EmpowerU Self-Care and Mental Health Support for K–12 Teachers and Administrators

Administrators need to give teachers real mental health support now

Two ways schools can ease Covid-19’s trauma for students—and one for teachers

Minnesota schools work to respond to growing student mental health needs

Student Learning Improves with Mental Well-being Support

Using tech to scale student counseling and support

The Case for Virtual Social and Emotional Learning

Online Student Support Can Help Students Overcome Struggles and Barriers

How Supporting Student Well-Being Drives Elementary Learning.

EmpowerU Launches Platform to Streamline Expert Support for K–12 Students

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May 31, 2021

EmpowerU, Minnesota-Based Mental Health Platform, Provides One-on-One Online Counseling to Thousands of K-12 Students


May 10, 2021

Three Local Startups Bring Health Home

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March 11, 2021

From Nice To Have to Necessity: Student Support for Schools Takes Precedence

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February 4, 2021

EmpowerU, a woman-owned startup that's just secured $1 million in seed funding to help address student anxiety and depression. 

Venture capitalists invested a record $1.9B in Minnesota in 2020
Twin Cities entrepreneur develops mental health website for teens

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January 7, 2021

K-12 Dealmaking: Impero, Unacademy Make Acquisitions; Student Mental Health Provider Raises $1 Million

EmpowerU Secures Funding for National Launch of Tech-Powered Solution to Address Student Anxiety and Depression

EmpowerU, A Student Mental Health Service, Takes $1 Million in Seed Funding