Adult Mental Health


Renville County Human Services provides adult mental health case management for individuals having a serious and persistent mental illness.  The first step in determining eligibility for services is to have the adult complete a Rule 79 Diagnostic Assessment with a Qualified Mental Health Professional.

An adult with a serious and persistent mental illness and at least one of the following criteria:

  • two or more episodes of inpatient care for mental illness within the preceding 24 months.
  • a continuous psychiatric hospitalization or residential treatment exceeding six months duration within the preceding 12 months.
  • intervention by a crisis team two or more times within the preceding 24 months.
  •  a person who is mentally ill and whose civil commitment has been stayed or continued within the last three years.
  • or the adult:
    • has a diagnosis of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, or borderline personality disorder;
    • indicates a significant impairment in function; AND
    • has a written opinion from a mental health professional, in the last three years, stating that the adult is reasonably likely to have future episodes requiring inpatient or residential treatment unless ongoing case management or community support services are provided.

Community Support Program (CSP) services are provided in the community by Renville County Human Services.  These services assist individuals in accessing other resources and increasing independence.

A Pre-Petition Screening Team consultation would be used to determine the severity of mental illness and assessing danger to self or others as it pertains to individuals being petitioned for civil court commitment.

For Renville County residents who are not covered by insurance, Woodland Centers does provide mental health services to individuals on a sliding fee basis.  Woodland Centers also provides crisis services including a 24-hour crisis line which is 800-992-1716.   Their primary mental health center is located in Willmar, MN with a satellite office in Olivia, MN.

Information and referrals can be provided regarding additional services such as:

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
  • Adult Rehabilitation Mental Health Services (ARMHS)
  • Illness Management and Recovery (IMR)
  • Partial Hospitalization and Day Treatment Services
Minnesota Department of Human Services - Adult Mental Health