Huss Center for Women
1593 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
Huss Center for Men
2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Adult Intensive Outpatient Services
Huss Center for Recovery - IOP
2120 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Kindred Adolescent Recovery Services
1309 Girard Ave North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
700 8th Street East
St. Paul, MN 55106
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Rule 25/Chemical Health Assessment walk-ins are available:
- Walk-In Rule 25s are offered at Huss Center for Men 8:00 a.m. on Tuesdays for the first five individuals who arrive, sign in, and remain present. On Fridays, the center offers scheduled Rule 25s (potential for a walk-in or two depending on no-shows). For scheduled Rule 25’s please, call to make an appointment at 612-230-0734.
Huss Center for Recovery provides innovative treatment programming for adult men and women with co-occurring substance use and mental illness. The programs offer a full spectrum of services including gender-specific and trauma-informed residential care, mixed-gender and women’s intensive outpatient, continuing care planning and Rule 25 assessments. Our person-centered treatment services provide an integrated, interdisciplinary approach that links psychological, biological, and social factors to assist people in the process of recovery.
What makes us different?
- We provide integrated substance use and mental health services in a single treatment setting.
- Our team works collaboratively to assess a client’s treatment readiness and match the treatment to his or her attitude towards change.
- We assist each client in developing awareness and motivation for recovery, in moving along the stages of recovery, and in making his or her own decision to engage in the change process.
- We tailor each treatment plan to each client’s particular needs–each client receives the right type of treatment at the appropriate intensity.
- We use stage-wise treatment intervention and harm-reduction strategies, reducing the risk of substance use and its psychological, physical, social, and economic consequences.
- We work collaboratively with individuals, families, and care providers to create a comprehensive, targeted treatment plan focused on the client’s specific needs and circumstances.
Huss Center for Men – Housed in a beautifully restored historic mansion near downtown Minneapolis, Huss Center for Men is a 26 bed residential program that provides integrated mental health and substance use services to male-identifying clients in a gender-responsive and trauma-informed setting. The facility provides on-site medical and nursing care, and is located on the same site as Stark Mental Health Clinic. One single room is available, as well as double and triple rooms, beautifully landscaped grounds, an outdoor recreation area, and an onsite exercise room.
Huss Center for Women – A 10 bed residential program located in the Hamline-Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul that provides integrated mental health and substance use services to female-identifying clients in a gender-responsive and trauma-informed setting. The facility provides on-site medical via Livio Medical Group, and clients have access to psychiatry and other prescribers experienced with treating co-occurring disorders.
Day Intensive Outpatient – Located in our Minneapolis facility, the Day Intensive Outpatient program provides integrated treatment services to all genders in a trauma-informed setting. With as many as 22 hours of programming per week, the program offers flexible, customized care with low, medium or high intensity structure. The treatment team, comprised of Mental Health Professionals, Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselors, & student interns, helps each client develop a treatment plan that takes into consideration their own stated goals and abilities, and works collaboratively with external stakeholders to help the client reach their health and wellness goals. Clients receiving Methadone and Suboxone are welcome, and the program is equipped to treat Severe and Persistent Mental Illness as well as a spectrum of other mental health challenges. The program can last anywhere from 12-52 weeks, depending on the individual client. Daytime Programming Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 12:30pm.
Evening Intensive Outpatient – Located in our Minneapolis facility, the Evening Intensive Outpatient program provides all the same quality care as the Day Program, and caters to clients with weekday obligations such as work, school, or family needs. The program operates Monday through Thursday from 6:00pm-9:00pm and can last anywhere from 12-52 weeks, depending on the individual client’s needs.
Restoring Place – Located in St. Paul, the Restoring Place is a 10-bed residential program for gender-identifying women experiencing mental health and chemical dependency concerns. The programming focuses on client wellness and weekly wellness activities that emphasize sober recreation. Individuals seeking admission need a recent Rule 25 assessment (within the last 30 days), funding approved for a residential stay, referrals from counties, hospitals, court system, probation, or insurance. Referrals need to be faxed to the Restoring Place from the referral source at 651-229-5398. If approved, the client will complete a phone screening with the treatment director. This program stay averages 60 days (funding dependent).
Rule 25 Chemical Health Assessments – Located in our Minneapolis facility, the Rule 25 Chemical Health Assessment program offers comprehensive assessments for clients seeking treatment placement, satisfying various legal requirements such as probation, parole, child protection, drug or mental health court, and those seeking some more information about and insight into their substance use. All major insurance plans, including prepaid medical assistance plans and MinnesotaCare, are accepted. We can perform insurance assessments for residents of any Minnesota county, but are limited to Hennepin County clients for uninsured clients or clients with “Straight MA” Medical Assistance. For Rule 25 walk-ins, please do not ring the doorbell prior to 7:00am on Tuesdays or 8:00am on Fridays. On Tuesdays and Fridays, you must be signed in before 10:00am and stay present to be assessed. If you arrive after 10:00am on Tuesday or after assessments are full on Fridays, you may be asked to return during the next walk-in assessment day. Please note, there is usually only one assessor and you may need to wait 3-4 hours to be seen depending on how many other people arrive ahead of you.
Kindred Adolescent Recovery Services – The Adolescent Intensive Outpatient program is licensed by the State of Minnesota as a Rule 31 intensive outpatient treatment program. The program provides integrated treatment for adolescents who have been diagnosed with both a substance use disorder and a mental health disorder. Referrals can be made by contacting the program directly at (612) 871-9354. This program serves 13-17 year old clients who have a diagnosis of substance use disorder as defined by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and, in most cases, a mental health diagnosis. Family programming is also provided and family members are encouraged to participate in the treatment process.
Assessment and individual treatment planning – We assess and reassess each client’s needs throughout the treatment process and create an individualized treatment program based upon his or her needs, strengths, and resources.
Health services – Our nursing services encompass both psychiatric and physical care and are provided for 16 hours each day.
Psychiatric care – Psychiatric care is made available to all clients via direct care through Stark Mental Health Clinic, or via telepsychiatry or weekly site visits.
Psychiatric emergencies and crisis management – Our staff are trained to handle psychiatric and substance use emergencies.
Family education and support – Our services include education on co-occurring disorders and support for family members and other significant/concerned persons.
Counseling – Each client receives regular one-to-one counseling, and will see a licensed primary counselor weekly through his or her stay; individual mental health support from a Mental Health Professional, is also provided as needed.
Group counseling – Our primary therapy method is through group counseling sessions, which are held three times per day to promote sharing, acceptance, and concern for others.
Recreation – We provide recreational activities each day to give clients the opportunity to participate in and plan leisure activities that do not involve the use of mood-altering substances.
Living skills development – Our counselors use a structured living-skills development program to help clients learn or re-learn basic skills for independent living.
Healthy peer relationships – We help clients develop healthy peer relationships to support their recovery from substance use and mental illness.
Who we serve
We provide services for adults (18+) who meet the criteria for a substance use disorder. Many individuals served by the program will also have a diagnosed mental illness and may be experiencing problems such as homelessness, poverty, violence, legal issues, and unemployment.
Payment and reimbursement
Authorized program services are billed to the appropriate insurance company or county funding. We also accept private-pay clients.
Admissions and referrals
Clients may be referred to our program by a county assessor via completion of a Rule 25 assessment, or directly by the client’s insurance provider. Applicants with health coverage through a managed care organization must complete a chemical health assessment through their provider and obtain authorization prior to admission. We are currently able to provide services to Medica, Health Partners, UCare, Hennepin Health, Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP), and Blue Cross participants.
Our staff includes licensed drug and alcohol counselors, mental health professionals, a psychiatrist, a registered nurse, a licensed practical nurse, mental health practitioners and mental health rehab workers.