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Human Services Announces Funding Opportunity to Establish Adult Residential Addiction Treatment Services in Underserved Areas

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division announced today $5 million in grant funding to expand access to residential substance use disorder treatment services for adults in underserved areas of the state. The funding is intended to establish up to four new licensed substance abuse treatment programs to provide …

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Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program application period is now open

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) Primary Care Office (PCO) is pleased to announce the opening of the 2021-2022 application cycle for the Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program. This program was created to increase the number of providers in the disciplines of dentistry, medicine and behavioral health who are practicing in …

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Human Services Announces new Interactive Behavioral Health Program for Educators

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is announcing a new opportunity for all North Dakota professionals working in schools to help support the behavioral health of their students with emphasis on suicide prevention. All private, public and tribal school administrators, teachers and support staff can access Kognito, a …

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ND Dept. of Health Holds Demonstration for New State Medical Cache Ventilators

Bismarck, N.D. – NDDoH’s Emergency Preparedness Division conducted a working demonstration of the Hamilton ventilator for medical providers such as physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists. The training demonstration held via video conference. The NDDoH acquired 50 Hamilton ventilators for the State Medical Cache, bringing the total of ventilators on hand to 64. The State Medical …

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National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and throughout the month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. This year, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) will amplify the Lifeline’s #BeThe1To message, highlighting that everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention. After a year …

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