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Mental health care program has become bogged down with bureaucracy

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Plans to cut 200 full-time positions from a mental health direct care program may not adversely affect Hubbard County.

But in going leaner and meaner, the Minnesota Department of Human Services has exposed itself to questions of how a well-intentioned program became mired in bureaucracy, which torpedoed the facilities built to deliver that mental health care.


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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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