News

Regional Mental Health Group Forming

Photo: clipart.com

Undated (KICD)–Six area counties are forming a mental health and disability service regional administrative entity.
Dickinson County Supervisor Bill Leupold, who serves as spokesperson for the group, tells KICD News that for years some clients were not receiving all of their needed treatment options.  The state then ruled that counties look into teaming up to provide better service.

Kim WIlson with Clay County Community Services will head up Northwest Iowa Care Connections.  She says the main difference of this formation centers on administrative restructuring that will streamline some of their functions behind the scenes.

The next step in this process is forming a mental health management plan for the region.

The initial member counties of Northwest Iowa Care Connections are Clay, Dickinson, Lyon, O Brien, Osceola, and Palo Alto

Local Headlines

in Local

Law Enforcement Reports

lawenforcement1240

Law Enforcement Reports...

in Local

Ruthven Cleans Up After Friday Storm

Ruthven Damage 2

Power has been restored to all in the community...

in Local

Jim Mowrer Visits Spencer

mowreerspencer

Democratic 4th District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer visited Spencer on Friday...

in Local

Damaging Weather Hits Friday Night

stormclan

Some residents in Ruthven may be without power until Sunday...

in Local

Round Lake Fatal Crash Update

fatalaccident1240

Authorities are investigating a fatal accident north of Round Lake...