Adult Mental Health
Responsibilities & Services
Agency social workers provide case management for a range of services to individuals experiencing problems related to mental health issues. Services are provided to help people maintain the highest level of independence in community living.
Case Management & Referrals
Case Management functions include referrals to:
- Local Social Clubs/Drop-In Programs
- Community Outreach Programs
- Housing Support Options
- Vocational Services
- Community Mental Health Centers
- Residential Treatment Facilities
- Services Listed Below
1. Community Support Program (CSP)
A program to help people manage their mental health symptoms, participate in their community, learn medication management, and develop daily living skills. Funding is from a county grant through individual service arrangements with the provider to work with consumers of the county.
2. Adult Rehabilitation Mental Health Services (ARMHS)
This service is rehabilitative and meant to enable the consumer to develop and enhance mental health stability, social competencies, personal and emotional adjustment, and independent living and community skills. ARMHS instruct, assist, and support consumers regaining or starting skills to live independently.
3. Partial Hospitalization
A time limited structured program of multiple and intensive psychotherapy and other therapeutic services provided by a multidisciplinary team and provided in an outpatient hospital facility. The goal of partial hospitalization is to resolve or stabilize an acute episode of mental illness. (Program located outside of Stevens County)
4. Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS)
Time limited mental health services provided in a residential setting to recipients in need of a more restrictive setting and are at risk of significant functional deterioration if they do not receive these services. Intensive Residential Treatment Services are designed to develop and enhance psychiatric stability, personal and emotional adjustment, self-sufficiency, and skills to live in a more independent setting. (Program located outside of Stevens County)
5. Assertive Community Treatment Teams (ACT)
ACT is an intensive, comprehensive, non-residential, rehabilitative mental health service team model.
6. Individual Placement and Support (IPS)
People with mental illness can get help finding and keeping a job through the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) program. Program participants have the opportunity to work with a team of professionals to maximize the possibility of employment success. For more information, visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services website.