Who We Are

The Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health advances the science to practice of mental health and substance abuse services through research, and implementation of clinical best practices for all, especially practitioners, educators, providers and policymakers.

What We Do

MNCAMH helps agencies, administrators, and practitioners with assistance in developing integrated substance use and mental health interventions.

Our Experts Provide:
  • Consultation with mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorder programs seeking to add or enhance curriculum in evidenced-based practices for mental health, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders.
  • Program consultation for adapting organizational and systems change within your service setting.
  • Clinical consultation (supervision and direct practice) to clinicians who wish to develop or enhance their clinical competence and capability in evidenced-based practices for mental health and substance use disorders.

Recent News

Posted: August 10, 2015

In June, 2015, Dr. Piper Meyer-Kalos traveled to the University of Haifa in Israel to do an intensive clinical training in treating psychosis. Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) Early Treatment Program (ETP) stemmed from an NIMH research project that seeks to fundamentally change the trajectory and prognosis of schizophrenia through coordinated and aggressive treatment in the earliest stages of illness. The RAISE ETP package is called NAVIGATE which focuses on recovery rather than maintenance focused, team supported, and based on shared decision making with clients and families.

Posted: May 10, 2015

MNCAMH is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. The new site was built with a content-forward approach, giving us the ability to provide more easily accessible information to people in the behavioral health workforce.