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Mental health concerns central in gun debate

February 21, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Stricter regulations on gun purchases could discourage people dealing with mental illness from seeking treatment, some mental health advocates say. Continue Reading

Shooting exposes cracks in U.S. mental health system

October 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS Andrew Engeldinger’s parents pushed him for two years to seek treatment for what they suspected was mental illness, but even though he became increasingly paranoid and experienced delusions, there was nothing more they could do.
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Law enforcement officers, medical personnel get mental health training

August 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Regional law enforcement officers and medical personnel are expected to benefit from training they received this week thanks to a grant obtained by Southwestern Mental Health Center. Continue Reading

Mental health and substance abuse monitored in Oil Patch

March 13, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Health officials are continuing to monitor the Oil Patch for changes in mental health and substance abuse needs, the North Dakota State Hospital Governing Board learned Monday at its quarterly meeting.
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Grant awarded for children’s mental health services in west central Minn.

January 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A new grant initiative will help make mental health services more readily available to young children and their families in greater Minnesota. Continue Reading

County approves money for mental health center offices

November 8, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Director urged to consider Avera clinic site
WORTHINGTON Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $500,000 contribution to Southwestern Mental Health Center’s plans for a new facility in Worthington, but not before suggesting the organization consider the potential in renovating the Avera Medical Clinic downtown and utilizing that space. Continue Reading

Future of Willmar’s mental health facility still unknown

September 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar’s 16-bed mental health facility will remain open at least through the end of March of 2012.
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SWMHC presents plan

August 23, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Request made for funding new mental health center
WORTHINGTON It has been six years since Southwestern Mental Health Center (SWMHC) was asked to vacate its leased office space from the former Worthington Regional Hospital, and the agency isn’t any closer to moving into a new facility today than it was then. Continue Reading

County studying two new mental health initiatives

July 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Troubled teens and people with mental illness could benefit from two health initiatives being studied by Kandiyohi County.
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Upcoming 5K walk/run carries message of good mental health

May 8, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR After several young people took their lives this spring, there were open discussions about mental health in community schools and around dinner tables.
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