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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.