Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS)

Lake Country Associates ARMHS Team

Pictured (from left): Kari Tomperi, Jean Greseth, Hyacinth Mosse, Chris Ross, Kayla Branstrom, RJ Wattenhofer, Brooke Yliniemi, Tami Leigland, Stacy Luetgers, Thomas Richotte and Jake Schultz

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, UCare, 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:

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

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

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

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

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

I like that the staff are flexible with scheduling.

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

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

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

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

Therapy at LCA has helped my progress immensely!

The staff have good attitudes and open minds.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Friendly and helpful atmosphere.  Feel at ease walking in.

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

I appreciate the text/phone reminders.

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

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.

They gave me hope for the future.  Life saving.

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

Good location, feels very professional and confidential!

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

Very welcoming place.  We love our therapist!

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

I am so thankful I was directed here!

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.

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

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

My therapist understands my child's needs and listens.

Easy to work with.  Made me feel comfortable!

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.

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

My therapist is a life saver! :-)

I found scheduling flexible to my needs.

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

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

They matched me with the perfect therapist!

I have a great therapist.  I appreciate her assistance!

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

I love the comfortable feel in the office.

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


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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. 

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