Mental health services

Allina Health Mental Health and Addiction Services

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Assessment and referral: Questions and answer

Assessment and referral is a hospital-based service that responds to mental health or substance abuse crisis. Services are provided in the hospital emergency department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Full hospitalization

A team of mental health professionals stabilizes, assesses and works with each patient. The patient stays in the hospital 24 hours a day. The average length of stay is five to six days.

Patients receive around-the-clock care in a hospital while learning how to manage their illness.

One's personalized program may include:

  • individual and group psychotherapy (talking through problems)
  • family involvement
  • educational programming
  • treatment and crisis planning
  • medication management

Our inpatient mental health unit features:

  • 10 beds
  • patient day room with television, full kitchen, comfortable chairs and sofas
  • group therapy room
  • secure outdoor patio

24/7 resource

Mental Health and Addiction Line

Call 1-866-603-0016 for:

  • help determining the right service for you
  • referrals to services at Allina Health or in the broader community
  • scheduling for Allina Health appointments as appropriate
  • connections to crisis services as needed

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

For more information

Call 507-977-2022.

Referral required: A referral by a physician, therapist, pastor or local hospital emergency room is needed for admission to the mental health inpatient unit. Call 507-977-2092.

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24/7 crisis services:

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.