Crisis Residence Open House scheduled for May 25

Crisis Residence

On Thursday, May 25, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) celebrates the opening of its Crisis Residence located at 3633 Chicago Ave. South in Minneapolis.

The Crisis Residence is the newest addition to the psychiatry continuum of care and will provide short-term intensive treatment for individuals as an alternative to hospitalization or as a transition after hospitalization.

An Open House will take place from 2-6 p.m. on May 25 and will include an opportunity to tour the facility, meet the HCMC providers and staff, and engage with community partners.

Crisis Residence Open House
Thursday, May 25
2-6 p.m. | Open House
4:30 p.m. | Program and Ribbon Cutting
3633 Chicago Ave South, Minneapolis, 55404

Street parking is available along Chicago Ave. To view the full invitation or learn more about the Crisis Residence, visit www.hcmc.org/crisisresidence

Dr. Eduardo Colon named Chief of Psychiatry

Colon, Eduardo_20101027_011Dr. Eduardo Colón has been named the new Chief of the HCMC/Hennepin Health System Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. Colón has served as Vice-Chief of the department since 1998. He started at HCMC as in intern in 1979 and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. He has been an active administrative leader, teacher, researcher, and clinician throughout his career. He also has the respect of the psychiatric community locally and across the state.

​The mission of the Department of Psychiatry is to provide a full spectrum of services for those with major behavioral and emotional difficulties, especially the serious and persistently mentally ill population in the metro and beyond.