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More medical practitioners are referring themselves to a health board that monitors a variety of mental health issues, said the program manager.

"People are referred to our program," said Monica Feider of the Health Professionals Services Program. "Most commonly people self-refer."

Her comments come in the wake of a Laporte Licensed Practical Nurse who is awaiting sentencing Feb. 4 in Cass County after pleading guilty to diverting a hospice patient's medications.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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