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Grant will enhance mental health services in schools

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Lakeland Mental Health Center has been awarded a grant by the Minnesota Department of Human Services to expand children’s access to mental health services at area schools.


The center was awarded a five-year grant for $950,000. Funding from the grant will provide or enhance mental health services at school districts in five area counties, including Otter Tail, Grant, Douglas, Stevens and Pope.

Eight school districts in Otter Tail County will benefit, including Perham-Dent.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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