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People Incorporated is the largest nonprofit mental health provider in Minnesota. For over 50 years, we have been a leading community partner, supporting mental health and wellness through collaboration and integration of care.  

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The Most Powerful Leaders in Minnesota

December 12th, 2022

Congratulations to People Incorporated CEO Jill Wiedemann-West for being honored by Minnesota 500 magazine (Minnesota Monthly) as one of the state’s 500 most powerful and influential leaders!

Congratulations Mike!

December 9th, 2022

People Incorporated’s Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, Mike Turpin, was selected as Twin Cities Business’ 2022 Notable General Counsel!

MN homelessness advocates react to NYC directive to hospitalize mentally ill involuntarily

November 30th, 2022

KARE 11 News asks Jill Wiedemann-West, CEO of People Incorporated, to weigh in on this ruling in NYC.

“We work with people for years before they have a trusting relationship with their outreach worker,” said Wiedemann-West. “So choosing to take away their liberty, I think, is a big deal.”

People Incorporated Happenings

2023 Health Care Update forum

January 26th, 2023

People Incorporated is the first provider to represent mental health care at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal magazine’s Health Care Forum on January 26 in St. Paul. Our CEO, Jill Wiedemann-West, joined panelists Dr. J. Kevin Croston, CEO of North Memorial Health; Brett Edelson, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota; Dr. Rahul Koranne, President and CEO, Minnesota Hospital Association, and Jakub Tolar, MD, Ph.D., Dean of the Medical School and vice president for clinical affairs, University of Minnesota.


Program Feature: Northside Community Support Program

December 29th, 2022

People Incorporated’s Northside Community Support Program (NCSP), located in North Minneapolis, is a free, membership-based program with drop-in hours that connects community members to emergency food and basic needs items, employment support, therapy, and so much more. It’s a resource hub that welcomes neighbors with open arms.

“Clients value having a community here where they can get support and where people accept them,” said Emily DeSanto, Mental Health Practitioner for NCSP.

Approaching New Year’s Resolutions with Mindfulness & Care

December 26th, 2022

A few years ago, I decided to shift my perspective and take on a New Year’s Intention instead of setting another doomed-to-fail Resolution. I found that when I set my intentions toward the desired outcome, instead of adding another chore to my list, I naturally found myself feeling more accomplished. Learn more about taking a few steps to help you find success by setting an intention.

  • By Raymond Young, People Incorporated Training Institute instructor

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