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Ramsey County closes 50-mat overnight shelter for the season

April 3rd, 2018

After four months of housing some of the hardest homeless residents to reach, Ramsey County’s temporary “Winter Safe Space” closed Saturday. Some officials hope to see the 50-mat emergency overnight shelter return next winter. Click here for the full […]

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New St. Paul mental health officers look at policing differently to potentially save lives

April 2nd, 2018

In the past decade, calls to St. Paul police involving mental health issues have doubled. By devoting a unit to mental health issues, St. Paul police aim to connect people with community resources, reduce escalations that could end in police using […]

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Mental Health Day on the Hill

March 14th, 2018

The MinnPost shared an opinion piece written by People Incorporated’s CEO, Jill Wiedemann-West. Every March, mental health leaders and advocates take to the Minnesota State Capitol to rally around mental health issues and focus on policies that will improve […]

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Training Institute Opens in Eagan

March 9th, 2018

The Sun This Week interviews Russ Turner, our senior training manager, on the opening of our Training Institute at 860 Blue Gentian Road in Eagan. The institute provides behavioral health and mental health classes for employees, community organizations, professional groups, corporate leadership […]

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One-Stop Shopping for Mental Health

January 2nd, 2018

If current trends continue, officials estimate more than 15,000 people will be served by July 2018, for one of the broadest expansions of the state’s community mental health system in years. Read the full Star Tribune article here.

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Three MN agencies go tobacco-free

December 19th, 2017

Three Minnesota mental health organizations aim to implement a tobacco-free policy on their respective campuses via a partnership with the American Lung Association in Minnesota. The commercial tobacco-free grounds policy is slated to be in all of their programs and […]

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MinnPost Discusses Tobacco Free Environments

November 21st, 2017

Smoking is a serious habit for many Minnesotans struggling with addiction and mental illness. In an attempt to change that reality, three of the state’s largest behavioral health organizations — Avivo (formerly RESOURCE), Mental Health Resources and

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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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