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Minnesota: $33M over three years for more mental health services in schools

Oct 19, 2018, KNSI Radio, St. Cloud, MN: Schools Awarded Mental Health Funding http://knsiradio.com/news/local-news/schools-awarded-mental-health-funding The state of Minnesota awarded numerous area schools millions of dollars in mental health funding. The Minnesota Department of Human Services has awarded 57 mental health providers a total of $33 million - $11 million per year for three years - to bring mental health services to over half of Minnesota schools. … According to the DHS, in the past five years, 15,000 students received mental health services from 953 programs throughout 287 school districts across the state.