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MN Legislative Propose to increase funding for mental health care services

Mental illness and its impact on individuals and communities has long been noted as a challenge within our social service and public health systems. However, with growing numbers of those suffering from mental illness, limited resources have been available to tackle stigma, holistically provide treatment services, manage the numbers of individuals forced into boarding within emergency departments while in crisis and provide a continuum of care back into the community. Rochester Senator Dave Senjem believes that it is time that the state of Minnesota address the gaps within our system and is working on legislation that in combination would push the state to invest $85 million into permanent supportive housing and the construction of regional mental health triage centers. The combination of these two efforts will provide a facility with the proper atmosphere and level of care to de-escalate and appropriately triage those in crisis, as well as provide ongoing supportive housing to help prevent future crises.

Beam Project Type: Project Phase: Concept
Impacts

PlanScape: Disabilities ; Health ; Mental Health

DMC:

Community Health: Mental Health

Collaboration

Lead Organization: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of SE MN

Confirmed Collaborators: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of SE MN

Potential Collaborators:

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Disabilities, Health, Mental Health

February 23, 2017 CNG: Info on 2017 Legislative Mental Health Proposal

Info provided by Courtney Lawson, NAMI.

"Rochester Sen. Dave Senjem is pushing for the state to invest $110 million into housing and supportive services for people with mental illness.

Senjem, chairman of the Senate Capital Investment Committee, said it is time for lawmakers to be bold and make major investments in mental health care."

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February 19, 2018: Rochester Clinic and Lotus Health Foundation Community Health Events

Two national well known lifestyle medicine physician and pioneers, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Hans Diehl along with other physicians will present several topics in Rochester.

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September 27, 2017: Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research Lecture by Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams in his Keynote Address at the Mayo Research 2017 Annual Health Equity retreat.

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September 10, 2017: Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan

P2S updates to be presented to CNG in September CNG meeting. 

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September 09, 2017: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 3Q (September) 2017 Status

September news including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes.

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July 24, 2017: Wilder Research

In collaboration with the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, Minnesota Compass invites you to participate in a listening session in the southern region.

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April 28, 2017: Diversity Council extending Compass Points Data to direct Rapid Concensus conversations

On April 26, 2017 Diversity Council utilizing data from Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points data combining with other community data analyses successfully developed and convened a Rapid Consensus conversation program as part of the 2017 Mayo Community Luncheon celebrating and inspiring an inclusive community. 

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March 27, 2017: M. A. Mortenson Co. to lead DMC Discovery Square development

M. A. Mortenson Co. will lead Mayo Clinic's development of up to 2 million square feet of research and education space in the Destination Medical Center Discovery Square district, the clinic announced today.

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March 01, 2017: 2017 Policy Brief: Incorporating Healthy Community Design Principles into the Rochester Comprehensive Plan

Message from Pete Giesen, Director, Olmsted County Public Health Services (on behalf of the Olmsted County Public Health Services Advisory Board)

"As we get closer to the public comment period for the Rochester Comprehensive Plan, I thought I’d pass along the “final” version approved by the Public Health Services Advisory Board.  Content hasn’t changed significantly since last year, but put into a different format (2 documents attached).  Feel free to share with CNG."

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December 12, 2016: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 4Q2016 Status

Last Thursday's Community Health meeting revealed the latest status of Community Health progress and strategy.

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November 17, 2016: Otto Bremer Trust Annual Report (2015)

Otto Bremer Trust with its unique charitable contribution business model will be an increasingly important philanthropic partner in SE MN. 

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November 11, 2016: What's next?

How to tie individual organization's stakeholder inputs to link to Compass Points dahsboard's major points/needs?

 

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Created by allnode on 2017/02/23

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