Mental health programs

Residential facilities for adults with mental illness - Establishes standards for mental health programs providing residential treatment and rehabilitation services to adults with mental illness on a 24-hour per day basis.

Mental health centers and clinics - Establishes treatment, staffing and quality assurance standards for mental health centers and clinics seeking approval for insurance reimbursement.

Statutes and rules

Rule 36: Minn. Rules, parts 9520.0500 to 9520.0690 – Licensing of Residential Facilities for Adults with Mental Illness.

Rule 29: Minn. Rules, parts 9520.0750 to 9520.0870 – Standards for Mental Health Centers and Clinics for Insurance Reimbursement.

License application

  • Procedures
  • Forms
  • Variance in licensing requirements:

    For information on how to request a variance to licensing requirements click on this link.

    License terms and change of terms:

    For information on how to request a change in the terms of a license click on this link.

    Licensing forms:

    To down load licensing forms, including applications click on this link.

    Use the licensing lookup

    Licensed program lists

    To review lists of currently licensed programs click on this link.

    Updates and legislative changes


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