Update 4/16/24: Patient discharged from inpatient on 4/16/24 to outpatient mental health services while awaiting admission to CD RTC.

4/3/24 Update: Waiting accepting CD RTC tx

Case Description: 17 y/o male w/ ASD, depression, polysubstance use, ADHD, presenting due to intrusive SI . Biologically, there is a genetic predisposition for depression, anxiety and substance abuse in the family. Patient recently underwent chemical dependency tx outpatient and was using concurrently.

Discharge Plan:
– Omegon Pathways (referral submitted)
– MHealth Fairview-MW (referral submitted; denied 3/27/24 due to ED/behavior concerns)
– Lakeside (referral submitted)
– CMHCM through Blue Earth

Current Providers:
– Individual Therapy ACFS (Adult, Child, & Family Services, LLC) – Mankato
– Depression and Teens Group (DAT) Weekly Group at ACFS (12 week program)
– Medication Management at Mankato Clinic
– Truancy Worker at Blue Earth County Community Corrections
– Primary Care at Mayo Clinic Health System – Eastridge


Update 1/24- County funding for RTC denied on 12/26, now following alternate recommendations as determined by the county. DC was scheduled for 1/4, due to parent request, rescheduled for 1/5.

Hospital Recommendation is RTC-
Avanti -referral made, accepted, intake 12/28/23
North Homes- referral made, reviewing, no immediate openings
Gerard- referral made, accepted, intake 1/9/24

Alternate Plan:
Mobile Crisis Team (Referral sent by CMHCM)
Day Treatment- Christian Family Solutions (Referral sent by CMHCM, waitlist to about 1/19/24)
Intensive family therapy (Referral to be sent by CMHCM)
PCP- Marlene Jilek, APRN (Mankato Clinic)
Therapy- Claire Alexander, MS, LPCC at PrairieCare Mankato (Availability as soon as next week, requests patient guardian call to schedule appointments)
CMHCM- Nicole Wigern (Blue Earth County)

Presenting Problems: Major Depressive Disorder, PTSD, SI/SIB, Inpatient for the third time this year, has done PHP twice this year


ADHD, Suicidal ideation, Homicidal ideation on presentation, verbal aggression on presentation, mother in-and-out of jail, inconsistent schooling. No physical aggression toward others. Enjoys school. Recent stay at Hope House. Became suicidal, punched a wall, came to ED for crisis stabilization. Resident of Blue Earth County, mom in jail, no father involved. No consistent housing, schooling or services. He was prescribed a med, for ADHD, but hasn’t been consistently taking it due to moving around so much. Hasn’t stayed anywhere long enough for a complete assessment. Calm sweet and appropriate. Wants to go back to Hope House. Possible connections, Prairie Care, on the list for CRTC. Bar None will review, but no openings right now. Went to Prairie Care in Maple Grove. Was sent home by Carver Co Crisis.


10 male Autistic aggressive at home and due to aggressive mom cannot care for him at home. Incontinent. Excused from MAC due to property destruction. Blue Earth County involved.