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State transfers addiction treatment program to Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe have reached a historic agreement that will preserve culturally relevant substance abuse and addiction treatment services for American Indians throughout the state.

Piper urges safety improvements for Security Hospital

Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper visited St. Peter today to highlight ongoing work to strengthen mental health and other key safety-net services statewide, and underscore the importance of legislative bonding and budget proposals to continue these efforts at the Minnesota Security Hospital. 

Legislative session fact sheets available online

Fact sheets summarizing human services proposals for the 2017 legislative session are now available on the DHS website.

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Help keep vulnerable adults safe. Report any suspected adult maltreatment by calling the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center statewide toll-free number, 1-844-880-1574.

Medica questions?

Beginning this spring Medica will no longer provide some types of health care coverage through the State of Minnesota. See answers to common questions about this announcement and who will be affected on the Medica questions page.

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