Chemical Abuse/Dependency

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Brown County Human Services offers Chemical Abuse and Dependency help for people of all ages who are experiencing substance use related problems.

Information and referal to appropriate resources is available by calling the intake worker at (507) 359-6500 or toll free at (800) 450-8246.

The below list gives an overview of resources that are offered throught Brown County Human Services.


Referrals for Treatment Services

  • Residential Treatment
  • Aftercare Programs
  • Out-patient Treatment
  • Extended Care
  • Half Way House
  • Dual Diagnosis (co-occurring disorders)

Case Management

  • Information and Referral
  • Education and Prevention
  • Coordination of Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Community Outreach

Pre-Petition Screening

Team consultation for determining level of chemical use severity and assessing danger to self or others; as it pertains to individuals being petitioned for civil court commitment


Rule 25 Chemical Health Assessments

“Rule 25” refers to Minnesota Rules, parts 9530.6600 to 9530.6655, which establishes the criteria for determining appropriate levels of chemical dependency care for public assistance recipients


Other Resources: The New Ulm Medical Center offers substance abuse services. Their phone number is: (507) 217-5118