Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric services, are available to eligible adults with mental illness who are Blue Earth County residents.

SCCBI Psychiatric Hub services are also available to eligible adults with serious & persistent mental illness (SPMI) from the 10-county South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) region (Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault-Martin, Freeborn, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Rice, Sibley, Watonwan).

Services are available on-site or at county sites by Telehealth technology (ITV).
  • Psychiatric Evaluation – Medical evaluation to identify an individual’s mental health diagnosis and their need for ongoing psychiatric and other mental health services
  • Medication Management – Prescription of psychiatric medications and monitoring of individual response to medications
  • Urgent Care Psychiatry – Psychiatric assessment and medication management appointments to address imminent mental health needs
  • Psychiatric Nursing Services – Support and assistance for patients receiving psychiatric services. Includes vitals assessment, refill authorizations, screenings for tardive dyskinesia, medication set-ups and injections
To request psychiatric services:
  1. Print out and complete all areas on the Blue Earth County Mental Health Center Intake Form.
  2. Read through and keep a copy of the following documents
3. Print and sign a Consent For the Release of Information for each
doctor, therapist, hospital, county, or other mental health provider
from which you have received mental health services in the past
five years.
4. Mail or fax all forms to Blue Earth County Human Services,
ATTN Mental Health Center Intake.

Mail: 410 S. 5th St.
PO Box 3526
Mankato, MN 56002-3526
Fax: (507) 304-4160

Please contact Lisa Farasyn at (507) 304-4119 if you have questions or need to complete an intake by phone.

Appointments will not be scheduled until the Blue Earth County Mental Health Center Intake Form has been received.