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Eight years ago I never could have imagined where I am today. I’ve gone from being hopeless to looking forward to life.

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People Incorporated News

WCCO-TV Talks How Artability Helps with Mental Illness

November 6th, 2017

“For a moment they are only artists, creating something beautiful. They are not thinking about the struggles they experience every day.” Artist Susan Galvin and our CEO Jill Wiedemann-West shared these great insights about our 2017 Artability Art Show and […]

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The Pioneer Press examines how Artability artists’ struggles are second to the art itself

November 6th, 2017

The Pioneer Press featured our 2017 Artability Art Show and Sale, telling the story of the heartfelt emotion displayed in our artists’ work. The article also discussed the importance of educating the public on mental illness. Artists want to be recognized […]

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Artability Art Show Featured on KARE 11

October 23rd, 2017

KARE 11’s Breaking the News (BTN) featured a segment on our Artability Art Show and Sale on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Artist Jill Ness and Artability instructor Corilyn Wagner discussed how the show is a story about art, not […]

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CEO Jill Wiedemann-West Discusses Trauma-Informed Care to ICPH

October 6th, 2017

The Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness (ICPH) interviewed our CEO Jill Wiedemann-West for its Play, Art, Caring: Creating Emotionally Healthy Homeless Families article. The article was featured in ICPH’s Summer 2017, Vol. 8.1 publication. Wiedemann-West discussed the importance of […]

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People Incorporated Receives Program Innovation Award

September 29th, 2017

In Sept. 2017, The Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs, Inc. (MACMHP), recognized People Incorporated as a 2017 Award for Program Innovation and Community Collaboration recipient for its role in implementing one of the first Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic […]

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Jim Olson Receives CFO of the Year Award

September 29th, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, the Minneapolis-St Paul Business Journal named our very own Jim Olson as a 2017 CFO of the Year recipient in the healthcare nonprofits category. In its 11th year, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s […]

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Come inside: Homeless outreach workers gently encourage mentally ill clients to get help

July 8th, 2017

(July 5, 2017) Dave Katzenmeyer, People Incorporated‘s homeless outreach program supervisor, wanted to talk to Nick, one of his clients. So he parked his car on Phalen Boulevard, walked a couple of blocks and then followed a worn path […]

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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Services

July 8th, 2017

On July 1, People Incorporated became one of only six providers in Minnesota to launch Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) services that provide a new model of care for individuals with mental illnesses, chronic addictions and substance use disorders. […]

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Meets Standards Seal

April 13th, 2017

During April of 2017 People Incorporated received Charities Review Council’s Meets Standards® seal, a visual marker on nonprofit strength. Nonprofit organizations, such as People Incorporated, earn the Meets Standards® seal by voluntarily participating in Charities Review Council’s Accountability Wizard® review […]

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Pioneer Press Profiles People Incorporated Client John Fritz

March 21st, 2017

John Fritz was helped by our homeless programming. We interviewed him for our 2016 Holiday newsletter. His story, and the book he wrote on it, are both amazing!

He survived addiction and homelessness to write about it — and it’s funny

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