Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) Referrals

This section is intended for medical and mental health providers. If you are looking for information for you or a family member, please review our Intensive Residential Treatment Services information.

Touchstone offers Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) to adults with a serious mental health diagnosis, who may also be struggling with substance use disorders.

Treatment Services are provided 24 hours a day for up to 90 days at the following locations:

  • Minneapolis Residential Treatment, for up to 14 people
  • Bloomington Residential Treatment, for up to 16 people (2 ADA/Accessible Rooms)
  • Lyric Lane Residential Treatment and Crisis Services in Fridley, MN, IRTS availability for 10-12 people  (ADA Accessible beds)

Lyric Lane in Fridley also offers Crisis Services. Crisis Services are designed to provide 24-hour mental health support for up to 4-6 individuals in crisis with immediate treatment needs for up to 10 days.

Lyric Lane 24-hour Referrals for Crisis Services: 612-314-1130  Fax: 612-314-1140

Provider Referral Information

If you are a provider, please fill out the Touchstone Residential Referral Form and fax the completed form to (612) 314-1120.

For help with referrals please contact Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) at or (612) 314-1100.

If you are not a Case Manager or other service provider and you need help in finding residential treatment contact Hennepin County.

Program Details

Services include:

  • A structured, supportive, and comfortable environment
  • Residential Treatment Groups and Events
  • Providing individual and group supports for mental illness and co-occurring disorders.
  • Individuals will learn how to manage their symptoms and medications
  • Individualized treatment plans, individual counseling, psycho-educational groups, and the opportunity to improve and practice independent living skills
  • Staff may assist with financial information, recreational activities and other necessary services within the community
  • Health and wellness services including yoga, relaxation groups, fitness, nutrition counseling, health coaching, mindful movement groups, meditation, and guided imagery
  • Individuals will receive discharge planning for a smooth transition back into the community.

Intensive Residential Treatment Eligibility

To be eligible for services individuals must be:

  • Adults, 18 years old or older with a serious mental health diagnosis
  • Primary need for mental health treatment
  • Have Medical Assistance or verification of insurance coverage

Read more about Touchstone’s Intensive Residential Treatment Services.


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