Health advocates are speaking out after a Twin Cities suburb voted down a permit to open a mental health facility for teenagers. “Lifespan,” which treats clients for ADHD, schizophrenia and autism disorders, wants to open a facility in a vacant property along Pennsylvania Avenue in Golden Valley, but council members voted down a permit this week after neighbors voiced safety concerns. Mayor Shep Harris apologized Saturday for the hurtful comments made during the council meeting.
While state and federal politicians consider changes to gun laws, a group of Minnesota lawmakers want to improve mental health care in schools.
The parents of a Minneapolis man who authorities say fatally shot five people at his workplace were so concerned about his growing paranoia two years ago that they enrolled in a course for families of the mentally ill.
The family of the man who killed four people at a Minneapolis sign company says he struggled for years with mental illness.