At Central Minnesota Mental Health Center, we have two philosophies that guide all of our work at each site and in each service we provide.
Trauma Informed Care
More often than not, adults seeking mental or chemical health services have experienced significant trauma at some point in their lives. This can have a ripple effect on a person’s mental health, physical health, employment and relationships.
At CMMHC, we are proud to say that we have received national recognition for the successful implementation of a Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Learning Community through the National Council of Behavioral Health.
Through this approach, our staff seeks to create an environment of healing for our clients, staff and the broader community. We are one of more than 340 organizations in the United States working to:
~Implement screening and assessment for trauma and trauma-informed best practices
~Increase community awareness of trauma impact and trauma-informed care
~Address secondary traumatic stress/compassion fatigue among staff
Health integration involves a team approach to encourage both mental and physical wellness. CMMHC includes an integrated approach with working with clients of all ages. Integrated delivery not only addresses mental and physical health concerns, but also co-occurring disorders, chemical services, and multi-generational services.
CMMHC provides an opportunity to have a variety of services accessed in one place. Providers within our agency communicate so that you do not have to share your story over and over. We also coordinate with community resources, when needed, to ensure the best possible care.
Every person has the right to access support when needed and to live their life to the fullest. We believe that these approaches will help our clients rebuild a sense of control and empowerment in their lives.