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Training teaches safe use of drug that can reverse an opioid overdose

As part of Recovery Month, DHS offered training in St. Paul for anyone else interested in learning about the safe use of Naloxone and announced the removal of prior authorization requirements for Buprenorphine.

Recovery Month highlights need for community services

September is National Recovery Month and Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed September 2018 Recovery Month in Minnesota, highlighting the fact that that people can and do recover from substance use disorders and mental illness.

Grants help support people with Alzheimer’s, other dementia and those who care for them

Organizations throughout Minnesota will support people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and those who care for them with $750,000 in grants appropriated by the Legislature and Governor Mark Dayton and recently awarded by the Minnesota Board on Aging.

Lawsuit restores $85 million in federal health care funding for MinnesotaCare

Minnesota will receive an estimated $85 million in additional funding for MinnesotaCare in 2018 as a result of a lawsuit filed against the federal government.

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County social worker discusses requirements, support for foster parents
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Dustyn Davis, Hennepin County foster care licensing social worker, describes what the county expects from people who are interested in becoming foster parents and the services to support families.
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