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Collaborating to bridge the gap between research and practice.

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Discovering best practices for excellence in wellness and recovery.

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MCAMH is devoted to teaching recovery-oriented clinical practices that are grounded in science. We are committed to supporting recovery for everyone affected by mental illness and substance use disorders. A recovery-oriented approach ensures that individuals with a serious mental illness, substance use or co-occurring disorders have the relapse prevention skills needed for successful and sustainable recovery.

MNCAMH works one-on-one with agencies to identify strengths and gaps and tailor flexible training packages that are responsive to the unique needs and goals of each agency. Our research and training enhances the work of:

  • Mental Health and Substance-Use Practitioners
  • Service Providers
  • Agency Administrators and Policy Makers
  • Educators

MNCAMH is supported by funds from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Division


Since its inception, MNCAMH has been training behavioral health care providers throughout the U.S. in evidence-based interventions such as Enhanced Illness Management Recovery

MNCAMH Salutes Behavioral Healthcare Providers

During Recovery Month especially MNCAMH wants to recognize and thank all the behavioral healthcare providers who dedicate themselves to helping those with both a mental illness and substance use disorder. Your dedication is what makes the difference. THANK YOU!

E-IMR Manual

MNCAMH Featured in the 2016 “Results First Adult Mental Health Report”

A 2016 report by Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) highlights the value of MNCAMH in advancing evidence-based services. Since its inception, MNCAMH has emerged as the State’s leading provider of IMR training, which has been has “proven effective” at reducing psychiatric symptoms, hospitalizations and suicidal ideation, while increasing employment. Every $0.30 spent providing IMR services leads to an estimated $1.10 in state taxpayer benefits.