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A big boost for kids' mental health -- $500,000 crisis grant will help reach those in need early

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DETROIT LAKES -- In 2005, the Becker County United Way did a comprehensive community assessment that identified mental health care access for children, and for adults, as two of the county's top five greatest needs.


Three years later, those needs are gradually being met through a broad-based collaboration between human services and mental health agencies, area schools and health care providers.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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