Substance use disorder treatment programs are
licensed under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245G to provide treatment services to assist and support a person's efforts to recover from a substance use disorder. Programs assess a
client's needs, develop planned interventions and provide services to address a client’s needs, coordinate services with other providers, and reassess the client on a regular basis.
Assessment: Comprehensive assessment will replace the Rule 25 Chemical Health Assessment to authorize a level of treatment placement. A comprehensive assessment of a SUD must be
administered face to face by an alcohol and drug counselor as follows: a) within three (3) calendar days after service initiation for a residential program; or b) during the initial session for all
other programs. The assessment must include a wide range of information about the individual’s needs that relate to substance use and personal strengths that support recovery. Assessments are
comprehensive, and include demographics, prior attempts at treatment and substance abuse history. If an opioid use disorder is identified, there are additional requirements that need to be
Treatment Coordination: Treatment coordination is a service involving the deliberate collaborative planning of SUD services with the
individual and other professionals involved in the individual’s care. The staff credentials required for providing treatment coordination align with current requirements for Rule 25
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