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The Behavioral Health Hospital in Willmar is pictured in this undated file photo. The state has nine other similiar hospitals, some of which are coming under fire for operating at about half their capacity. Tribune file photo

Changes are expected for Minnesota's 10 new 16-bed mental health hospitals

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WILLMAR -- Minnesota's 10 new acute mental health hospitals, including the one in Willmar, have been operating at about half capacity for the last year and a half.


With 16 beds in each hospital, that means nearly 80 of the 160 beds are not being used.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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