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Individuals gathered around a table, writing up their stories and experiences with mental illness. (Contributed photo)

Mental health is focus of dialogue with legislators

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More than 90 people gathered at the Broadway Ballroom Event Center in Alexandria last Friday to discuss the current and future condition of mental health services in Minnesota and in the five-county region. Included in the discussion was a panel of 11 Minnesota state legislators and legislative candidates. The panel spent several hours discussing the issues with attendees and listening to the personal stories of individuals whose lives have been affected in some way by mental illness.


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