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Human Services conducting statewide community readiness survey on substance use prevention efforts

Monday, June 20, 2022 at 08:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is partnering with the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center to conduct a statewide community readiness survey to gather information from North Dakotans about their perceptions of alcohol and drug use and abuse and prevention efforts in the state.


North Central Human Service Center to expand crisis behavioral health services in August with walk-in stabilization facility in Minot

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 01:00 pm

In August, the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ North Central Human Service Center will expand its behavioral health crisis response services by opening a 24-hour walk-in crisis stabilization facility to support the behavioral health needs of people in the Minot region. 


Human Services and DeCoteau Trauma-Informed Care and Practice, PLLC partner to expand mental health services to North Dakotans impacted by the pandemic

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 10:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division and DeCoteau Trauma-Informed Care and Practice, PLLC have partnered to expand access to mental health services for North Dakotans living in 17 counties and tribal communities who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Human Services highlights prevention resources during National Prevention Week

Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm

National Prevention Week is May 9-14. The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division, along with community partners, are raising awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health and resources that are available to all North Dakotans.


Human Services and ND National Guard partner to offer early intervention program to service members

Friday, April 22, 2022 at 11:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division and the North Dakota National Guard have partnered to provide an evidence-based early intervention program to help reduce the risk of substance use disorders among active service members. 


Human Services awards contract to Heartview Foundation for residential substance use disorder treatment services in Dickinson

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 02:30 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division has awarded a $1.6 million contract to the Heartview Foundation to establish licensed residential substance use disorder treatment services in Dickinson for adults with substance use disorders.


Changes to Medicaid 1915(i) state plan amendment expands access to behavioral health services for children and adults, streamlines provider enrollment

Monday, December 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services has received approval by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to amend its Medicaid 1915(i) state plan amendment to increase access to in-home and community-based behavioral health services for children and adults and build a more robust network of service providers. 


Parents Lead offers tools for parents and caregivers to support children’s behavioral health during the holiday season

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 04:00 pm

Parents and caregivers play a powerful role in supporting the behavioral health of their children. Parents Lead, an evidence-based prevention program, provides parents, caregivers and other trusted adults with tools and resources that can help support the behavioral health of their children during the holiday season. 


Human Services announces funding opportunity to establish adult residential addiction treatment services in underserved areas

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 09:00 am

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.


Human Services expands statewide adolescent residential treatment program through contract with Eckert Youth Homes

Monday, November 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division has awarded a second contract to Eckert Youth Homes in Williston to expand a statewide residential addiction treatment program currently serving youth, ages 14 to 18, struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health conditions.