Chisago County Health and Human Services' Behavioral Health Unit is dedicated to improve the quality of life of those affected by mental illness. Whenever possible, we will work to keep individuals in their home and community. We strive to empower individuals and families to direct their care and delivery of services based on individual need.
Adult mental health case management services is a voluntary service provided by Chisago County to adults who have a serious, persistent, mental illness, and who meet certain qualifications for services.
Our Intake Department will help determine if you qualify for services by giving you resources to help you find a qualified mental health provider to complete a diagnostic assessment or by working with your current mental health provider to gather the necessary paperwork for qualification.
Intake staff can be reached at 651-213-5612. Information can be faxed to 651-213-5686.
A case manager will meet with you to complete an assessment and develop an individual plan based on needs and recommendations. A case manager will work with you to complete referrals, monitor and coordinate services. A case manager will meet with you at least one time a month.
The case manager will coordinate and collaborate with all service providers to ensure your needs are met. Some of these services or resources may include:
Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Services
Alcohol and Drug Treatment
Assistance with Applying for Government Benefits
Community Support Services
Inpatient and Partial Hospitalization
Medical and Dental Health
Obtaining and Maintaining Housing
Rep Payee Services
Self-Care and Independent Living Skills
Supportive Employment or Vocational Services
Minnesota Statute 253B, a legal process following a request for civil commitment usually from the treating physician. A screening will occur to make a recommendation proposing commitment or not. When criteria is met for a commitment, a petition is filed with the court and the court will make a finding. A person has a right to counsel.