Behavioral Health

DHS Overpaid White Earth Nation $11 Million, Also Overpaid Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

The money was paid out for substance abuse therapy treatments covered under Medicaid over five years

ST. PAUL, MN — Gov. Tim Walz confirming that the Minnesota Department of Human Services overpaid White Earth Nation and Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe over $25 million. The money was paid out for substance abuse therapy treatments covered under Medicaid over five years. Walz says his administration uncovered the issue when he took office back in January. A spokesman…

Prairie St. Johns To Build $47 Million Behavioral Health Hospital In Fargo

Once the new facility is completed in mid-2021, the old hospital will be demolished

FARGO, ND —┬áPrairie St. Johns plans to build a new Behavioral Health hospital in Fargo. The $47 million state-of-the-art, 128-bed facility will be built on a portion of the footprint of the hospital, just to the east. That will require the demolition of the vacant RiversEdge facility which was once a chapel and living quarters for nuns when the building…

The Chamber Works to Erase Mental Health Stigmas in the Workplace

The entire event centered on the goal for creating an inclusive work environment

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Employers in the community are learning to create a more inclusive work environment for people facing mental and behavioral health issues with The Chamber’s monthly Eggs & Issues event. “The idea is to give people that work in this every day, people that have gone through some of their own issues themselves, to help our audience understand…