Serious & persistent mental illness Social workers and mental health professionals work directly with adults with a serious and persistent mental illness, providing and arranging for services such as case management, community support, crisis intervention, therapy, in-home therapy and/or placement for treatment.
Chemical dependency assessment Assessment services are provided to individuals seeking public funding for chemical dependency treatment services as a result of problems at home, at work, in the family or in the community due to their use of alcohol or drugs. Those requesting services are assessed by a Rice County social worker and are referred to appropriate treatment services when needed.
Rice County's response to the Opioid Crisis
Anyone with questions about the Rice County Opioid Response Project should contact Ashley Anderson, Director of Collaborative Health Projects for Healthy Community Initiative at [email protected].
Rice County Mobile Opioid Support Team
MOST, part of the Rice County Opioid Response Project, serves Rice County residents using or in recovery from opiate drugs; and their family members.
It offers • Funding for emergencies and transportation • Insurance support and funding to help cover costs of Suboxone • Free Naloxone (can deliver) • Treatment and recovery resources, including • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) • Chemical health assessments • County services