If you or someone you know is in a mental health emergency, call Central Minnesota Mental Health Center’s Crisis Line at 800-635-8008 or call 911 immediately.

Suicide Prevention Information/Resources:

The Facts:

  • Suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States.
  • In 2020, 45,979 Americans died by suicide.
  • In 2020, there were an estimated 1.20 million suicide attempts.
  • The age-adjusted suicide rate in 2020 was 13.48 per 100,000 individuals.
  • The rate of suicide is highest among middle-aged white men.
  • In 2020, men died by suicide 3.88x more than women.
  • On average, there are 130 suicides per day.
  • White males accounted for 69.68% of suicide deaths in 2020.
  • In 2020, firearms accounted for 52.83% of all suicide deaths.

Substance Recovery Information/Resources:

The Facts:

  • About 21 million Americans have at least 1 addiction, yet only 10% receive treatment.
  • Drug overdose deaths have tripled since 1990.
  • Alcohol and drug addiction cost the US economy over $600 billion every year.
  • About 20% of Americans who have depression or an anxiety disorder also have a substance use disorder.
  • More than 90% of people who have an addiction started to drink alcohol or use drugs before they were 18 years old.
  • Americans between the ages of 18 and 25 are most likely to use addictive drugs.

Focus XII

Located in St. Cloud, Focus XII Residential is medium intensity, abstinence-based program that serves men 18 and older who are chemically dependent and have recently completed a licensed chemical dependency treatment program. This program is licensed through both the Minnesota Department of Human Services and Department of Health.  With 24-hour staff coverage, this program provides a positive, structured living environment which serves as a transition from the highly structured treatment facility to independent community living while receiving 15 hours of substance use disorder treatment programming per week.

Treatment Model Based on:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • Personal resiliency therapy
  • 12-step model of Alcoholic Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous (encouraged but not required)


Located in our newly built Detox/Crisis Center in St. Cloud, Detox is a 15 bed sub-acute unit that safely monitors individuals admitted under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

Outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD)

Treatment services for adults are available in St. Cloud, Buffalo, and Monticello, with additional programming specific to adolescents in Monticello. Customized to the circumstances and culture of each individual, the services emphasize evidence-based practice models which improve quality of life through the strategic integration of substance abuse and mental health services. We promote addressing both mental health and substance abuse through collaboration of treatment plans and consultation with a goal of recovery. A multi-disciplinary team works with each individual and encourages family involvement.

Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR)

Medication Assisted Recovery refers to managing the symptoms of withdrawal from addictive substances so that individuals can participate more fully in their recovery or using medications in the long term to maintain recovery through the use of medication along with other essential components of recovery.