Skip to main content

Future of Willmar mental health facility in doubt

The West Central Tribune reports the facility opened as one of the best mental health hospitals in the state. But now hospital beds aren't being filled, prompting the closure talks.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The West Central Tribune reports the facility opened as one of the best mental health hospitals in the state. But now hospital beds aren't being filled, prompting the closure talks.

Next Up

26136405486_58b42ceec7_k

Runways shut down at MSP Airport due to heavy snow

Some spots in the Twin Cities could see up to 8 inches of snow on Tuesday.

Sourced_Q4_229260_A (1)

2PinkSquirrels - making memories with milkshakes

First Time Guests Get BOGO milkshakes starting December 1st and running through December 15th

SamBrinton

Government official accused of stealing luggage at MSP Airport

Charges state Sam Brinton stole luggage with its contents valued at over $2,000.

Screen Shot 2022-11-29 at 12.09.28 PM

Developer plans 'modern European' condos for Minnetonka

City planners are set to review a concept plan Thursday.

snow

Expect up to 8 inches in Twin Cities; another snowstorm next week?

The latest from Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.

northern-long-eared-bat

Northern long-eared bat moved from threatened to endangered list

Populations affected by white-nose syndrome have declined by 97% or more.

JeronimoYanezBCA

Court: Ex-cop who fatally shot Philando Castile had teaching license wrongfully denied

The Court of Appeals sent the application back for reconsideration by the board.

Screen Shot 2022-11-29 at 7.26.15 AM

Multiple crashes, spinouts in Twin Cities as snow falls Tuesday morning

The metro could get up to six inches of snow throughout the day.

Screen Shot 2022-11-28 at 5.39.25 PM

Couple critically injured in Kanabec County home attack identified

Jeff and Becky Ponto were found critically injured in their home Sunday morning.

Related

bethesda hospital

Fairview's hospital closures raise mental health concerns

Fairview Health Services' closure of two hospitals will mean fewer inpatient mental health beds in the area.

Urgent care for mental health opens in St. Paul

Urgent Care for Adult Mental Health in St. Paul has a call center and walk-in clinic and is believed to be the first of its kind in the area, filling several gaps in the health care system, KARE 11 reports.

VA looks to reduce wait times for veterans to get mental health care

Veterans who seek mental health care at the Twin Cities VA Hospital wait an average of two weeks before their first appointment. At the St. Cloud VA Hospital it's 11 days. Those wait times are shorter than at many other VA centers around the country, where three to six week waits are not unusual.

Mayo Clinic to lead new partnership on youth mental health

With only 81 child psychiatrists in Minnesota, the collaboration is a response to the state's severe shortage of child mental health experts. MPR reports Mayo is receiving a $1.7 million state and federal grant to provide mental health training to doctors.

cambia hills east bethal

Mental health treatment facility for teens announces sudden closure

Cambia Hills of East Bethel shared the news of its abrupt closure this week.

VA centers in Minneapolis, St. Cloud adding mental health staff

As part of a Veterans Administration effort to mental health services for returning soldiers, two Minnesota medical centers are adding staff. The Minneapolis VA Medical Center is getting 24 new staff members, the St. Cloud VA five.