Local counties contract with HDC to provide case management services to adults and children with serious mental health issues. Case managers work closely with individuals and families to help them access needed supports and services to maximize independence, mental health, and community integration.
ARMHS provides rehabilitation services to individuals so they can gain skills to live independently in the community. Services are provided to people who have a mental illness, have difficulty in their ability to live independently, and meet the medical necessity criteria for service. Participants must be a recipient of or be eligible for Minnesota’s Medical Assistance (MA) or PMAP Health Plan programs.
Behavioral Health Home (BHH) services is an innovative, integrated healthcare service delivery model that is recovery-oriented, person and family centered. BHH allows for better individual experiences and better outcomes than those achieved in traditional services. A BHH team is comprised of a registered nurse, systems navigators, and qualified health home specialists. An individual’s BHH team will collaborate with healthcare providers to develop an individualized plan of care. Coordination with behavioral health, primary care, family practice, pediatric, and all healthcare providers is key to services in the BHH model.
Certified Peer Support Specialists are individuals who have lived mental health experience. They are trained and certified by the State of Minnesota to provide person-centered services to others with mental health challenges or substance abuse issues. Peer Support Specialists hold a personal belief in recovery and a genuine interest in the peer’s recovery. Peers share their own recovery stories in ways that inspire and encourage others. They provide a model of recovery for others by personally demonstrating recovery is possible.
How can a Peer Support Specialist help me?
A Peer can empower you in using strengths to create a self-determined path to recovery, identifying and overcoming barriers to participation in community resources, building relationships, and supporting community-based activities such as work, relationships, and physical movement, among other things.
CTSS is designed to help children under the age of 18 with mental health, emotional, and behavioral issues. This service is based on the unique and changing needs of the child and is designed to improve the child’s functioning within the family and community. CTSS activities take place in the child’s home and the community.
The social and emotional development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers is important, and so are the relationships they have with their caregivers. ECMH services for these children (ages 0-5 years old) and their families focus on enhancing the connection between young children and their caregivers.
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a great opportunity for families with young children (ages 2-7 years old) whose behaviors are difficult to manage. Families participate in weekly sessions that provide training for parents on how to manage children’s behavior while improving their relationships with their children. PCIT has been successful with oppositional/defiant problems, aggressive behaviors, Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder (ADHD), severe temper tantrums, the impact of abuse/neglect, and exposure to alcohol/drugs before birth. PCIT requires a 12–14-week commitment to 1 hour-long sessions per week.
Employment Connection provides high quality vocational rehabilitation services to consumers. These services are designed to enhance the quality of consumers’ lives through obtaining and maintaining meaningful employment. We believe “work is therapy,” and all persons have the capacity to be productive members of the community. Employment Connection is specially designed to help adults with mental illness (MI), serious mental illness (SMI), and serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI).
Services available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
HDC offers therapy in individual, family, and group settings. Some issues addressed by HDC therapists include depression, anxiety, grief, abuse, life stress, family and marital issues, pain management, eating disorders, and anger management. Services are open to children, adolescents, and adults.
Psychiatry services include evaluations, treatment, and medication management for depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric disorders. HDC psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses are skilled in pharmacology for children and adults.
Services are offered in HDC offices and at contracted locations. Psychiatry also offers services via ITV to Cook County and other locations.
The Waterfront Center is located at 606 2nd Avenue Two Harbors. All community members are welcome with children under 18 accompanied by an adult. We are open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm-3pm and Thursday and Friday from 9am-12pm. Services provided include help with local resources, breakfast and lunch meal once a month, bingo once a week for prizes, crafts or games daily. We participate in one or two outings a month. We offer access to a computer, printer, phone, laminator, TV, DVD player, and Wii. The Waterfront Center is a great place to find great conversation, snacks and coffee.