Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS)

Back Row: Mary Girtz, Monica Baso, Sarah Elstad, Tami Leigland, Laura Kirlin, Marilyn Spensley, Shawn Anderson
Front Row: Spike Wellman, Susanne Holmen, Hyacinth Mosse, Stacy Luetgers, Jean Greseth

Not Pictured: Laura Kempnich, Cindy Johannessohn, Lisa Smith, and Nathan Wright (Med Education).

What is ARMHS?

Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services, also know as ARMHS, is a community-based service that helps adults with mental illness manage their symptoms while living in the community.  By reducing mental health related hospitalizations, the program is able to reduce the cost of care and improve the quality of life for people in the program.

ARMHS Practitioners provide individualized skills training in the following areas:

  • Preventing relapse and hospitalization
  • Communicating with others
  • Managing and maintaining your home
  • Gaining access to community resources
  • Budgeting and shopping
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Managing and preventing a crisis
  • Coping with mental health symptoms
  • Finding and maintaining employment

Location of Services

ARMHS services are generally provided in your home or community, based on your needs and preferences. Lake Country Associates is certified to provide ARMHS services in Hubbard, Wadena, Becker, Beltrami and Cass Counties.

Cost of Services

Rehabilitative Services are generally covered through insurance, carriers such as MA, GAMC, PrimeWest, Minnesota Care, and other insurance carriers. Contact Lake Country Associates at 218-366-9229 for more information about our programs or to make a referral.

Download an ARMHS Referral Form

 

Feedback from LCA clients:

You are all warm, welcoming and so very helpful!  Thank you!!

Everyone was very helpful.  I'm glad I called to get help!

Listens to both my child and me.  Getting us through some very difficult times with care and compassion.

My therapist was very, very kind and is an awesome problem solver.

Our counselor wanted to meet our entire family to find out how to better help our son.  She offered lots of suggestions and things to help us in the long term.

I'm so appreciative of my therapist's knowledge, skill and understanding.

They work with your schedule and do whatever they can to help you.

I appreciate the text/phone reminders.

All the staff were friendly and helpful.  They answered all my questions.

I appreciated being treated normally, even though I was getting help with a difficult situation.

Friendly and helpful atmosphere.  Feel at ease walking in.

I had a person to talk with about my problems and my problems are getting better.

Very welcoming place.  We love our therapist!

I have a great therapist.  I appreciate her assistance!

The front desk staff had a positive attitude and was patient with me.

My ARMHS staff is awesome!  She has helped me make progress in many areas of my life.  I have better relationships now.

The staff members are always well informed and ready to help/answer questions.

The receptionist knew my name after the second visit...very friendly!

Good location, feels very professional and confidential!

Easy to get to.  Very friendly people willing to help.

I love the comfortable feel in the office.

My counselor helps me out when I need it most.  I can always count on them to say the right things, even when I don't want to hear it.

My children's counselors are awesome.  I've seen huge progress in both my kids.

Location is great and the staff is excellent with customer service.  Therapy is also professional and comfortable.

My son and daughter are making steps toward our family goals!

They matched me with the perfect therapist!

Therapy at LCA has helped my progress immensely!

When we come in for an appointment, the reception staff always has a friendly smile on her face.

They gave me hope for the future.  Life saving.

I love coming to LCA.  Everybody is so friendly and make you feel so much better.

It is a very comfortable atmosphere.  Everyone is flexible and understanding!

My therapist understands my child's needs and listens.

I am so thankful I was directed here!

My therapist is a life saver! :-)

I always feel that my therapist is listening to what I have to say and helping me come up with practical ways to deal with things.

Talking with my therapist is helping, instead of holding it all in.

Greatly appreciate having the option of Christian Counseling and being able to filter issues through that lens!

She's thinking through things with me instead of just giving directions.  It shows that she cares.

My therapist is great!  Of all the therapists we've had over the years, she understands our family and kids the best.  Very helpful!

Meeting with my therapist has been making my life and relationships a lot less stressful.

The staff have good attitudes and open minds.

Easy to work with.  Made me feel comfortable!

The appointment times work well with my schedule.  My children get along well with their therapists.

Easy to work with.  You can tell they genuinely care about their clients.

I like that the staff are flexible with scheduling.

Quick and easy to get an appointment.  Friendly, helpful staff.

My child's therapist is awesome!  So helpful and relates well to the whole family.

The receptionist staff have been amazing.  They are friendly and caring.  You can tell they enjoy their job.

They were open to my opinion of which counselor I see.

Her thoughtfulness and her knowledge of helping people with depression is what I need to achieve my goals!

I found scheduling flexible to my needs.

Resources

LCA Brochure

May 2022 Activities Calendar

Community Resource List

All Forms and Downloads

Office Hours

Park Rapids Office

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    8:00 to 5:00
  • Wednesday
    8:00 to 7:00
  • Friday
    8:00 to 1:00

Bemidji Office

  • Monday – Thursday
    8:00 to 5:00
  • Friday
    8:00 to 12:00

Menahga Office

  • Open by appointment

LCA offices may be closed over the noon hour. 

Important Numbers

Park Rapids Office Phone:
218-366-9229

Bemidji Office Phone:
218-444-2233

Menahga Office Phone:
218-564-9229

LCA Fax Number (all offices):

218-237-2520

24-Hour Crisis Line:
800-422-0045