The number of licensed mental health professionals working in Anoka-Hennepin schools will double next year, thanks in part to a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
While attitudes are slowly changing, there is still much work to be done when it comes to eliminating the stigmas attached to mental illness.
Thirteen years ago, Minneapolis Police Officer Bill Palmer responded to a noise complaint call, having no idea it would change his life.
Students who are struggling with mental health concerns and need help will be able to get clinical mental health services in District 11 schools from licensed mental health professionals.
Anoka County is planning to build on the five Let’s Talk About It Anoka County mental health forums that have taken place this school year.