Residential mental health programs for adults
Residential mental health programs for adults are licensed under Minnesota Rules, sections 9520.0500 through 9520.0670 to provide mental health treatment and services to adults while they live at the program. There are three types of residential mental health programs that provide different levels of services. Each program type and level of service is described below.
Residential mental health programs (Rule 36)
These provide program services to people with mental illness in a residential setting according to the requirements of Minnesota Rules, sections 9520.0500 through 9520.0670 (Rule 36) as either a Category I or Category II program. Category I programs are residential settings that emphasize services provided at the program while encouraging the use of community resources. Category II programs are transitional semi-independent or a supervised group supportive living settings that offer a combination of services provided at the program and services provided in the community and emphasize securing community resources for most daily programming and employment.