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Minnesota News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Jan 5, 2022 - Describes a program in Minnesota working to support teen victims of sexual exploitation. 180 Degrees provides access to safe housing, mobile case managers, and crisis response services.
Source: Daily Yonder
Dec 12, 2021 - Discusses need for and challenges related to providing mental health resources in rural areas, focusing on south-central Minnesota. Describes issues related to the time that it takes for people to access mental health services and the role of schools, community organizations, and telehealth in increasing access.
Source: Mankato Free Press
Dec 1, 2021 - Announces funding awards through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to 50 stress assistance programs to support agricultural workers. Highlights the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and related market fluctuations on the mental health of agricultural workers and efforts to assist rural communities and farm and ranch families.
Source: The Daily Yonder

Last Updated: 1/5/2022