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Mental health center earns award

LUVERNE — Southwestern Mental Health Center Inc. has been selected to receive the Provider of the Year Award by the Board of Directors of NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota).

The award recognizes an organization that provides mental health services that demonstrate excellent, respect and best practices. The award will be presented Saturday during the luncheon at NAMI Minnesota Annual Conference at the St. Paul River Centre.

Southwestern Mental Health Center is a five-county community mental health center servicing individuals of Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock counties. For more information, contact the center’s Luverne office at (507) 283-9511 or visit