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 up to 90 days, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the following locations:

  • Minneapolis Residential Treatment, 14 Beds
  • Bloomington Residential Treatment, 16 Beds (2 ADA/Accessible Beds)
  • Lyric Lane Residential Treatment and Crisis Stabilization Services in Fridley, MN, 16 beds  (ADA Accessible beds) OPENING FALL 2017

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 (see sample schedule)
  • 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 acupuncture, fitness, nutrition counseling, health coaching, mindful movement groups, meditation, and guided imagery

Intensive Residential Treatment Eligibility

To be eligible for services individuals must be:

  • Adults, 18 years of age and older with a serious mental health diagnosis
  • In need of residential care that can’t be met by out-patient services
  • Eligible for Medical Assistance, County funding or private medical insurance to pay for the needed services
  • Referred by a provider

Read more about Touchstone’s Intensive Residential Treatment Services.


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