Mental Health

Coordinated counseling and medical care eligible patients can receive coordinated behavioral and medical care, known as your “Behavioral Health Home.” 

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Your coordinated team includes a behavioral health provider, social worker and community health worker. M Health’s Primary Care Behavioral Health Home team works closely together to help you work through day-to-day challenges and move toward healthy living.

Our Approach

This new whole-person service looks at the comprehensive medical and behavioral health needs of patients so that their whole health is considered and treated. Patients will be able to access same-day behavioral health care, instead of the usual wait to see a therapist.

University of Minnesota Physicians Smiley’s Family Medicine Clinic is one of the first clinics to receive the new “Behavioral Health Home” certification developed by the Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services.

Who’s eligible?

The Minnesota Department of Human Services set the following criteria. Patients must:
  • Be insured through Medical Assistance, PMAP or both Medicare and Medicaid
  • Be diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness or disturbances

Conditions We Treat

Serious and persistent mental illness, serious emotional disturbances, as well as:

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis, First Episode
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Injurious Behavior
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidal Attempts
  • Suicidal Thoughts

Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

University of Minnesota Adult Strengths Program

We provide a wide range of mental health services for all ages, ranging from short-term needs to complex, ongoing needs. Specializations include addressing combined mental health and substance abuse issues, as well as therapy for depression, anxiety, marriage and family issues, and workplace problems.
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Counseling

With M Health Fairview Counseling, you will find therapists with broad expertise who know the importance of listening carefully to you. We're highly skilled in diagnostic assessment, individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy for all ages.
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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Intensive Outpatient Program

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a treatment that was developed for individuals who have difficulty managing their emotions, and who engage in impulsive behaviors that negatively impact their lives. Often these individuals are suicidal and/or engage in self-harm behaviors.
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M Health Fairview NAVIGATE

Developed with support from the National Institute of Mental Health, NAVIGATE is a clinically proven treatment approach for psychosis that seeks to improve quality of life by helping individuals resume normal life activities, including school, work, and relationships.
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Rapid Access and Brief Treatment

Patients experiencing a newer, non-psychotic mental health episode can benefit from the M Health Fairview’s Rapid Access and Brief Treatment (RABT) program.
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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a FDA approved treatment for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement with standardized treatment. TMS is a noninvasive therapy that uses electromagnetic energy to activate your brain cells.
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There may be other treatments, test, and procedures for this diagnosis, including:

  • Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Support
  • Group Therapy
  • Medical Management
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Psychotherapy
  • Substance Use Assessment and Treatment
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