PrairieCare offers numerous educational resources for families and professionals. Among the most popular are the PrairieCare Education Series, and the Clinical Education Program. PrairieCare is dedicated to transforming psychiatric healthcare through education and dissemination of information about mental illness and treatment options.

PrairieCare wants everyone to know mental health is real, common, and treatable. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it’s important to take care of ourselves and seek help when we need it. Check out the below resources for fun reminders and strategies to balance your mental health.

For Professionals

PrairieCare provides a wide array of information and resources about mental health for other professionals. This includes the PrairieCare Education Series, Clinical Education Program, and the Psychiatric Assistance Line.

For Schools

Educational services are integrated within the treatment model in the inpatient hospital and PHP’s. PrairieCare partners with the following school districts to provide schooling at all of our sites serving youth: Intermediate School District 287, Eastern Carver County Schools, Maplewood/North St. Paul/Oakdale, and Rochester Public Schools. The educational model at PrairieCare was created to optimize learning while receiving psychiatric care.

The educational model at PrairieCare includes 2-hours of schooling every day focusing on age appropriate curriculum using engaging multi-dimensional lessons. Licensed teachers use the newest technology such as ipads and smartboards to deliver vibrant and interesting lessons for all ages.

Please click here to learn more about the Educational Model at PrairieCare.

For Families

We are dedicated to helping patients and families understand problems they may be facing and the services we offer. This includes fact sheets and workshops on mental health and treatment options in the community. PrairieCare is also a fierce advocate for those with mental illness and has teamed with community partners to help decrease stigma.

Insurance Information

PrairieCare works closely with patients, their families, agency representatives, insurance companies, EAPs and managed care providers to determine all possible payment options. We are an approved provider for most major insurance companies and managed care plans. Please call your insurance company for specific mental health plan details regarding coverage, deductible and coinsurance other insurance questions may be answered by calling the Patient Accounts team at (952) 826-8398.

Common Disorders

PrairieCare provides care to a wide variety of disorders throughout multiple levels of care. This page provides overviews of the most common disorders among children, adolescents and adults.

Types of Mental Health Professionals

Throughout our website and reading material, we refer to many different types of health professionals. To better educate our visitors, we provide a short explanation of each type of mental health professional.