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Mid-May Memo - It's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

It’s weird for me to say I’m lucky when I can’t go into a bookstore and have more than five choices if I want to read something about Asian-American characters.     395 more words

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May 11: Minnesota Workforce Forum

NAADAC and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) are joining forces with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Minnesota Addiction Professionals (MNAP) and Metropolitan State University to reach out to build awareness and educate high school and college/university students about the benefits and opportunities in the substance use and mental health disorder professions in the hope of increasing the number of college/university students choosing to enter the behavioral health field and specializing in these disciplines. 187 more words

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After Computer Error, Backlog Of $30M In MinnesotaCare Premiums Won't Be Collected

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State officials say they will not try to collect a backlog of $30 million in MinnesotaCare premiums that weren’t paid.

The health care program for those with low incomes didn’t get paid because of problems with a computer system. 34 more words

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Rally Held For Attendants Who Help People With Disabilities

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – A rally was held Tuesday at the State Capitol for people who help those with disabilities.

A representative for the Minnesota Department of Human Services said that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently told the department they would not allow a 7 percent rate increase on certain non-profit providers of service to people with disabilities. 86 more words

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Dayton Introduces Legislation To Fight Elder Abuse

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Governor Mark Dayton is taking action to help protect Minnesota seniors.

This comes after a wave of criticism against the state health department’s lag in addressing elder abuse claims. 176 more words

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Minn. Senate Committee Hears Elder Abuse Cases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota state officials say it will take at least six months to clear a massive backlog of abuse complaints at senior care facilities around the state. 349 more words

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One number for mental health crisis services now being piloted in the Twin Cities

As we announced at the end of September, DHS has been testing a new phone number to connect people to crisis services. Testing of this number in the metro area has been completed, and the pilot of the new crisis number is now getting underway. 262 more words

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