30, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Human Services will mark the beginning of Recovery Month this September with an event celebrating Minnesotans in recovery from addiction and mental health disorders.
26, 2013 - Input from individuals with disabilities, their families, advocacy organizations, service providers and others is being sought on a draft plan that will help Minnesota develop the next generation of opportunities for people with disabilities. A subcabinet of state agency leaders is holding a listening session Friday, Aug. 2, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead.
25, 2013 - Listening sessions aimed at gathering input on a draft plan to improve services for people with disabilities will be held across the state this summer. A sub-cabinet of state agency leaders, including Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson, will host the listening sessions to hear from people with disabilities, their families, service providers and other stakeholders on the draft Olmstead plan.
24, 2013 - A growing number of children are getting their asthma under control in Minnesota, including children covered by Medicaid programs, according to data from the sixth annual Health Care Disparities Report.
21, 2013 - Eight individuals and organizations from across Minnesota were recognized for their work in improving and enriching the lives of seniors and people with disabilities at the 2013 Age & Disabilities Odyssey Conference.