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Rep. Mary Sawatzky, center, listens to Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Director Ann Stehn, left, and Mary Kjolsing, director of Behavioral Health at Rice Hospital following a roundtable discussion Saturday in Willmar about shortfalls in mental health services in west central Minnesota. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Mental health: Gaps in care discussed at legislative roundtable

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WILLMAR –– There are not enough beds, services or money to meet the staggering needs of adults suffering from chronic mental illness and not enough is being done to prevent children from spiraling into a mental health crisis, according to local mental health professionals who met Saturday in Willmar during a legislative roundtable.

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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.
(320) 894-9750
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