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Posted on: May 15, 2019

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. Since 1949, the month of May has been observed as Mental Health Month in the USA. The Rice County Local Advisory Council on Mental Health joins others across the country suc...

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Social Services
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Social Services Reception Desk Mover to Upper Level of Rice County Government Center

Due to the renovation of the Rice County Government Services Building, effective immediately, the Social Services Department Reception Desk has been moved to the upper level of the Rice County Government Services Building. All customers and vendors having...

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Social Services
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Life-saving Services will Reach More People Throughout Minnesota

Minnesotans across the state can now access suicide prevention and mental health crisis texting services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

As of April 1, 2018, people who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a trained counselor who will help defuse th...

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