MINNESOTA FAST TRACKER:
The Minnesota Fast Tracker system is a great resource that links people to mental health and substance use services with real time availability. Visit https://fasttrackermn.org/ to get started.
Crisis Response services are available 24/7 to anyone, anywhere within the 10-county area of southeastern Minnesota — regardless of their ability to pay. You can access help through the 24/7 hotline (1-844-274-7472) and new 24/7 walk-in crisis center, the Southeast Regional Crisis Center.
When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.
MEDICATION ASISSITED TREATMENT:
When people make a recovery plan that includes medication for opioid use disorder (OUD), their chance of success increases. Medications can effectively treat OUD’s, and reduce the risk of overdose and death. Learn more
How to get treatment (Step by step)
If you or a loved one reach a point where you know you need help for substance abuse, it can feel overwhelming to know where to start. This page is a guide to help you through the process and learn what to expect each step of the way.
Click or tap above to download brochure.
The local providers listed below all offer assessments for substance use. Select one and call their intake phone number.
- Assessments consist of a series of questions covering 6 different dimensions of the individual.
- Risk ratings are given based off information and clinical judgement.
- Recommendations for treatment services are given based off of risk ratings.
For example, they might recommend Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient or Residential treatment.
- Self Pay