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Published July 13, 2012, 05:10 PM

North Dakota earns Minority Mental Health Award

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- Out of all the great things North Dakota is known for, it's now recognized as having one of the strongest minority mental health programs in the nation.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- Out of all the great things North Dakota is known for, it's now recognized as having one of the strongest minority mental health programs in the nation.

Mental Health America of North Dakota has won the 2012 Advancing Minority Health Award.

It's one of only six programs in the nation. The award recognizes psychiatrists, mental health professionals, and non profit organizations.

It awards people who promote early recognition of mental illness, and give minorities more access to quality service.

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