Open House set for LCA Substance Use Disorder Program

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LCA welcomes community members to stop in for an open house in our new Menahga office! The Menahga site offers Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment in various levels of care, individually or in a group. Our Menahga site also offers mental health services, such as diagnostic assessments, individual therapy, and ARMHS services.

At Lake Country Associates we offer chemical use assessments including Rule 25 Assessments, Comprehensive Assessments and non-residential treatment.   Individuals can receive a chemical use assessment at our Park Rapids and Menahga locations.  Non-residential treatment is offered at our Menahga location. 

Our non-residential program offers three levels of care including high intensity, medium intensity and low intensity: 

  • High intensity program allows individuals meeting this level of care to attend group sessions three times a week and participate in individual sessions as needed. 
  • Medium intensity program offers people two group sessions weekly and individual sessions as needed.
  • Low intensity program includes one group session weekly and individual sessions as needed.

Our program allows clients an ability to step down from high intensity, medium intensity and then to low intensity at their own pace, based on their progress and ongoing needs.  People are also able to increase levels of care while in our program if their needs warrant an increase in non-residential programing.  Lake Country also has the ability to make referrals to programs that offer higher levels of care including referrals to residential programs.

LCA would like to extend this invitation to our community partners, county agencies and to the public to visit our new office.  This open house will provide an opportunity to hear more about the levels of care offered, meet with our staff and learn about other services we provide.


11 NW Main Street in Menahga (on the corner of Highway 87 and Hwy 71)

White Pine Center building In Menahga MN


2PM – 4PM on January 15th


All community members, providers, and other interested parties are welcome to attend. We will be providing refreshments and a chance to meet our providers. 

Lake Country Associates serves individuals in central Minnesota including individuals in Wadena County, Becker County, Hubbard County, Ottertail County, Beltrami County, Todd County, Cass County and beyond. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 218-564-9229 (Menahga) or 218-366-9229 (Park Rapids). 

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