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.
Enhanced-IMR Training Video Trailer
Group helps people with mental illness cope by sharing struggles, strategies
Albert Garcia, MNCAMH board member, founded the Minnesota chapter of the Hearing Voices Network in 2013. It's a group of people with similar symptoms, who meet weekly to discuss strategies and coping mechanisms. The approach is meant to complement medicine traditionally prescribed to people with mental illness. read more.....
Redefining Treatment of First Episode Psychosis and Schizophrenia
According to Dr. Piper Meyer-Kalos, people with schizophrenia are underserved, and not enough information regarding the illness is provided to graduate students in mental health. Research has shown that little time or curriculum is devoted to persons with serious mental illness in graduate mental health programs. Yet, schizophrenia is behind only heart disease in terms of health care costs in the U.S. Read more.....