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DHH Mental health

Hope for parents and caregivers

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Mental Health offers culturally and language specific comprehensive mental health services for Deaf, Deaf/Blind and hard of hearing youth (birth to age 22) and their families who are experiencing difficulty due to emotional or behavioral problems, and their families.

Our comprehensive program offers intensive therapeutic, skill building and rehabilitative services to help strengthen the emotional, behavioral and social functioning of DHH youth and their families as well as CODA's and siblings. This includes improving school performance, increasing school attendance and improving their ability to function well within their families and in the community.

For services: call 763-225-4052

LocationS

  • New Hope Office: 9220 Bass Lake Road Suite 255, New Hope, MN 55428
  • St. Cloud Office: Serving twelve surrounding counties,
    1030 4th St. SE #106, St. Cloud, MN 56304
  • Faribault Office: 615 Old Hanson Drive, Faribault, MN 55021

Hours

Business office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Appointments: Scheduled to accommodate the needs of the participants and their families—taking place in a clinic, school or home setting

Participants

Deaf, Deaf/Blind or hard of hearing children and adolescents who have social, emotional and behavioral problems. We also work with children of Deaf adults (CODA's) and hearing siblings, where an understanding of deafness is important to the mental health treatment

Fees

Fees for services are billed to Medical Assistance, managed care companies, and other third party payers. We are enrolled as a provider with most insurance plans.

Resources

How we help


staff

The DHH Mental Health program staff is composed of highly trained mental health professionals who are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and are familiar with Deaf culture. They have a broad range of understanding about the physical and mental health needs of Deaf, Deaf/Blind and hard of hearing children and adolescents and how these needs influence school and family life. Consultation, support and direct service is also available from the multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals in the Volunteers of America of Minnesota Mental Health Clinics.

DHH Mental Health Program components include:

  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Individual skill building
  • Family skill building
  • Group skill building
  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
  • Psychological assessment
  • Consultation to schools and teachers

If you need more information via video phone (VP), please call 612-326-4255

For more information and referrals, contact Jamie Monson — Service Senior Manager
Phone: 763-225-4052
jmonson@voamn.org