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Duluth, MN: "On-site health managers at all 29 schools"; "mental health experts every school"

Aug 13, 2018, Fox 21, Duluth, MN: Duluth Human Development Center Receives Almost $2 Million to Help Mental Illness The Duluth Human Development Center for community Mental Health is moving forward with several new programs thanks to nearly $2 million in grant money. In the past six months, HDC was awarded money from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to three programs focusing on prevention of early on-set mental illness. HDC Executive Director Jim Getchell says HDC is ecstatic to receive this funding because mental illnesses are more common than people think, and catching them early on is beneficial for a number of reasons…. The other two grants are being used to reduce mental illness hospitalizations and to initiate on-site health managers at all 29 schools within HDC’s four-county district. This is part of Minnesota’s plan to have mental health experts available to students in every school within the state….

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