What are Comprehensive Assessments?
In order to receive public funding for chemical dependency treatment in the state of Minnesota, an individual needs to have a chemical use assessment conducted by an assessor. Under the rule, an assessor gathers information about an individual and decides whether the individual needs treatment and if so, what type will be the most beneficial. Anyone can request an assessment for him or herself or for another person.
How Comprehensive Assessments Work
Under the state's Comprehensive Assessment (similar to a state law), all county or tribal agencies must provide an assessment when requested. Health plans that serve Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare clients also must provide assessments.
A chemical dependency assessment includes an interview with a counselor to review a person's chemical use and its impact on their daily life and relationships.
Comprehensive Assessments or chemical dependency assessments may also include the following:
How Do I Schedule a Comprehensive Assessment?
Want to schedule an assessment or learn more? Call us at 1-833-677-4673 or use the contact form via the button below, and we’ll be happy to direct you from there.