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News Archive

Spotlight On Mental Health Support Professional Float Staff

December 23rd, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, we’re recognizing and giving thanks to several of our Mental Health Professional float staff members – Christy Harper, Ann Niebuhr, and Colleen Schmidt – for their hard work and dedication. Christy, Ann and Colleen play a vital role across our integrated treatment teams, supporting a variety of our 24/7 crisis and residential mental health programs and services at People Incorporated.

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Give to the Max on November 18, 2021 – Help More Students Thrive Through School-Linked Therapy

November 15th, 2021

You can help us expand our school-linked programming and give students opportunities to build resilience, confidence, improve their skills and find the additional support they need. 

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Supporting Veterans in Our Community: Veterans Week

November 11th, 2021

People Incorporated is proud to support veteran communities in the Twin Cities through a variety of programs and partnerships that serve the needs of and connect veterans to relevant services. Our Q&A with David Katzenmeyer, Program Manager Outreach and Project Recovery, is a snapshot of our organization’s impact on veterans.

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Mark Your Calendars for Give to the Max Day – November 18, 2021

November 9th, 2021

Join us in celebrating this important day as we place extra emphasis on supporting students in our local communities. Most children and youth do not receive the care they need, and our School-Linked Mental Health Services program makes that possible.  

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People Incorporated’s Brittany Kearn Receives MSSA Region Outstanding Staff Achievement Award

November 4th, 2021

We’re pleased to announce that Brittany Kearn, a Case Manager II within our Project SAIL program, is a Minnesota Social Service Association (MSSA) Metro Region Chapter 2021 Outstanding Staff Achievement Award recipient.

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New Model of Care Expanding to North Minneapolis

November 2nd, 2021

People Incorporated is excited to announce the start of construction on a new Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) program with crisis bed availability on the site of our former Girard and Anchor House residences in North Minneapolis. These programs were devastated by a fire in October 2020.

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Jill Wiedemann-West: Changing the Traditional Paradigm of Mental Health

October 21st, 2021

We’re honored to have our CEO, Jill Wiedemann-West, named a Top 10 Impactful Healthcare Leader to Watch for 2021 by Beyond Exclamation Magazine.

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We All Have Mental Health – Celebrating World Mental Health Day on October 10

October 10th, 2021

World Mental Health Day, a special celebration of mental health and well-being, takes place each October and is sponsored by the World Health Organization. It’s a time for us to reflect, recognize, and celebrate the importance of mental health throughout our global community.

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Family Life Mental Health Center Therapist Wins National Recognition For Family Violence Work

September 15th, 2021

We’re pleased to announce that David Mathews, Psy.D, LICSW, a member of People Incorporated’s Family Life Mental Health Clinic team, was recently named a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Family Advocacy Award from the Institute of Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT).

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New Facility Opens in Chaska

September 8th, 2021

We were excited to open our Steiner Kelting Mental Wellness facility in Chaska on Sept. 8, 2021. Steiner Kelting is a 12-bed Crisis and Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) program for individuals across the gender spectrum.

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