With An Eye to the Past - 1990s and Beyond - Equal Rights for All
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Throughout the latter half of the 1990s, residents of state hospitals continued moving out and, eventually, all units were closed.

The last three residents of the Brainerd facility moved to supported living homes in Chisholm in 1999.

The drive for community-based services was completed in July 2000 when the last resident of a Minnesota state institution left the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center.

One of the last three residents to
leave ( top). The Fergus Falls
Regional Treatment Center (bottom).


The Last Three
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