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What is a CCBHC?

Defined for the first time in the Excellence in Mental Health Act, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) are designed to provide a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder services, particularly to vulnerable individuals with the most complex needs during a federal demonstration program with participating states. States must certify that each CCBHC offers the following services either directly or through a formal contract with a designated collaborating organization (DCO). Through the demonstrating, the following services must be offered and will be paid for even if they are not included in a state’s Medicaid plans:


•Crisis mental health services including 24-hour mobile crisis teams, emergency crisis intervention and crisis stabilization*
•Screening, assessment and diagnosis including risk management*
•Patient-centered treatment planning*
•Outpatient mental health and substance use services*
•Primary care screening and monitoring**
•Targeted case management**
•Psychiatric rehabilitation services**
•Peer support, counseling services, and family support services**
•Services for members of the armed services and veterans**
•Connections with other providers and systems (criminal justice, foster care, child welfare, education, primary care,
hospitals, etc.)**

*CCBHC must directly provide
**Maybe provided by CCBHC and/or DCO

Upcoming CCBHC Advisory Committee Meetings
February  14 2018 1:30 pm
April 11 2018 1:30 pm
June 13 2018 1:30pm
August  8 2018 1:30pm
October 10 2018 1:30pm
January 9 2019 1:30pm
April 10 2019 1:30pm
June 12 2019 1:30pm


Past Meetings

October 11 2017 1:30pm

Authorizing Legislation


245.735 - 2016 MINNESOTA STATUTE



Partnering Agencies

Minnesota Department of Human Services

National Council For Behavioral Health

Minnesota Model

Amhesrt H. Wilder Foundation

Northern Pines Mental Health Center
Northwest Mental Health Center
People Incorporated Mental Health Services
Ramsey County Mental Health Center
Zumbro Valley Health Center


Important Documents

 Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic
 Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Overview
 Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Advisory Committee

 Other Documents

 Reforming Mental Health in Minnesota - Governor's Task Force July 2016
 Excellence in Mental Health Act: An Introduction
 What is a CCBHC?
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics - An Introduction


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