Mission: Provide person centered mental health and chemical health services to individuals and families in benton, sherburne, stearns and wright counties. We inspire hope and recovery, respond to the emerging needs of the community and support each other and our clients through an integrated approach to care.
Programs: Out patient mental healththe center provides a variety of outpatient psychotherapy services at its locations in buffalo, elk river, monticello, and st. Cloud. Adults, children, and adolescents may be seen individually or with family members. The center also offers a variety of therapy groups which address specific disorders or are organized according to gender and age specifications. Regardless of the type of psychotherapy involved, all services are provided by experienced psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, or marriage and family therapists within a multi-disciplinary team setting.
assertive community treatment (act)act is a multi-disciplinary team approach designed to provide comprehensive, community-based treatment and support to individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Act services are customized to the individual needs of the consumer and are available 24 hours a day. The goal of act is to help people stay out of the hospital and to develop the necessary skills so that they can live successfully in the community.
crisis: the center operates an adult residential crisis stabilization program to provide a short-term safe place to stay while working through a mental health case. The center also provides a four county mobile crisis response team based in st. Cloud and monticello to provide an array of community based, immediate mental health crisis services to children and adults. The st. Cloud area response initiative (crt) is a secondary prevention program that addresses the needs of children and families exposed to violence and trauma in the st. Cloud metro area.