Minnesota's Public Behavioral Health Services System: Overview and Providers

Speaker

Richard Moldenhauer, MS, LADC, ICADC, LPCC
Treatment Services Consultant and State Opioid Treatment Authority, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Community Supports Administration, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division

Lucas Peterson, BA
Mental Health Policy Specialist, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Community Sports Administration, Mental Health Division

Bill Wyss, MPA
Deputy Director of Children's Mental Health, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Community Supports Administration, Mental Health Division

Session Details

Date and time: Wednesday, April 5, 1:15-3:15 p.m.
Learning track: Social Determinants of Health
Learning level: Beginning

Session Description

This session will review mental health and substance abuse treatment services available to patients with co-occurring physical and behavioral health conditions. Information will be provided on where to refer patients: for behavioral services; to get assessed for a mental illness or addiction; and who are experiencing a mental health crisis to get needed services without ending up in the emergency department.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Refer to a range of public mental health and substance abuse along with information links to service providers across Minnesota.
  • Identify eligibility information and funding opportunities for specific target populations.