Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine Program

914 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Shapiro Building, Suite 1.400

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Outpatient Treatment Program: 6AM - 2:30PM M-F, 7:30AM - 10:30AM Sat
Medication Dosing: 6:30AM – 1PM, M,T,Th,F, 6:30AM – 12PM Wed, 7:30 – 10:30AM Sat
Office-based Clinic: 1PM – 5PM T, Fri

Appointments

Intake: 612-873-5566
Front Desk: 612-873-5500

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To refer a patient, please fax referral information to 612-904-4357 and direct the patient to call our intake coordinator at 612-873-5566. Include a completed Rule 25 Assessment with referrals to our outpatient treatment program.

Overview

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) offers medication for addiction treatment (MAT) of opioid, alcohol, and tobacco use disorders. Depending on the services needed, treatment is available in either a licensed outpatient addiction treatment program or a traditional office-based medical clinic.

HCMC's Addiction Medicine Program provides methadone and buprenorphine for opioid use disorder, as well as medications for alcohol use disorder, in addition to comprehensive case management, individual and group therapy, addiction education, and mental health services.

HCMC's Addiction Medicine office-based clinic provides assessment and MAT of opioid, alcohol, tobacco, and some sedative use disorders in a lower intensity setting. Comprehensive medical and psychiatric care is available in clinic or in collaboration with other providers. Physician consultations are available. Patients attend visits on a weekly to monthly basis. Insurance or private pay is accepted for these services.

Services

  • Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
  • Buprenorphine Maintenance Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (e.g., Suboxone®)
  • Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment with Antabuse®, Vivitrol®, or other medications
  • Physician consultations for patients with confirmed or suspected substance use disorders

Additional patient services

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In addition to medications, patients in both clinics receive individual counseling, drug and alcohol testing, and referrals to other medical and psychiatric services as needed. Patients in the licensed outpatient treatment program also receive case management, group therapy and education, and access to an on-site psychiatrist.

  • Individual Counseling Sessions
  • Support and Educational Groups
  • Mental Health Interventions
  • Pregnant Women’s Care Coordination

Our clinics have extensive experience working with pregnant and post-partum patients. We emphasize close coordination with OB/GYN services, parenting education, and involvement of the family with appropriate community agencies before and after delivery.

  • Psychiatric Services
    On-site services are available for Program patients including psychiatric assessments, prescriptions, medication checks, and psychotherapy. Other services (neuropsychiatric testing, behavioral therapy, etc.) are arranged by referral or through the patient's mental health provider.
  • Hmong Cross-Cultural Services
  • Rule 25 Assessments

Pain Management

We do not provide this as a primary service. Please contact the Interventional Pain Clinic.


About our clinics: This is a hospital-based clinic owned by Hennepin County Medical Center. Many insurance plans pay for health care services provided in a hospital-based clinic differently than those provided in a doctor’s office. Your insurance may require that you meet your annual deductible and/or require that you pay a percentage of the bill rather than just an office visit co-payment. You should check with your insurance company if you have any questions. Read our FAQs about hospital-based clinics to learn more.