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Along with the layoff of seven employees in April, the Community Behavioral Health Hospital has been turned into a "step-down" facility for individuals with mental illness. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

New name, new purpose

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WILLMAR -- Willmar's 16-bed psychiatric hospital is not a hospital anymore.

Along with the layoff of seven employees in April, the Community Behavioral Health Hospital has been turned into a "step-down" facility for individuals with mental illness and is now referred to by the Department of Human Services as Minnesota Psychiatric Services -- Willmar.

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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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