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New $47M Prairie St. John’s psychiatric hospital slated to open in Fargo
June 12, 2019 - 4:57pm
FARGO — Prairie St. John’s will begin work on a new $47 million hospital this fall with the start of demolition of a nearby building, signaling...
Fargo hospital gets $100K to treat first episodes of psychosis in youth
May 28, 2019 - 7:55pm
FARGO — A psychiatric hospital here is receiving about $100,000 in funding to provide services aimed at treating the first signs of psychosis...
North Dakota leads the nation in giving mental health drugs to foster kids. Advocates want better treatment
May 28, 2019 - 6:00am
FARGO — As a troubled foster kid bouncing from doctor to doctor, Deborah Zaun worried about the long-term effects of being on so many mental...
Legislators to examine hemp, drug laws, mental health access and more in summer studies
April 23, 2019 - 6:10pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- Legislators are set to examine topics like hemp's potential impact on the state, the fiscal and human impact of South Dakota's...
‘The support they deserve’: Seeking solutions for Minnesota's school counselor shortage
March 16, 2019 - 4:17pm
HERMANTOWN, Minn. — MaKenzie Johnson was standing in the hallways of Hermantown High School on Friday when a student came up to her with a...
'How many more youth have to die?' Teen asks North Dakota lawmakers to support suicide prevention bill
February 27, 2019 - 6:22pm
BISMARCK — Bullying led her to consider killing herself, the 18-year-old Pekin native told the House Education Committee on Wednesday, Feb....
Noem prioritizes meth epidemic, nursing home funding and mental health in first budget address
January 23, 2019 - 5:52pm
PIERRE, S.D. — Republican Gov. Kristi Noem in her first budget address identified roughly $54.1 million in new spending that she plans to direct...