MNCAMH now known as the Center for Practice Transformation

New name better reflects the goals of the center

The Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health (MNCAMH) has changed its name to the Center for Practice Transformation. The new name reflects the center’s focus on conducting research and evaluation and educating and empowering practitioners to provide exceptional care to individuals affected by mental illness, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. 

The Center for Practice Transformation chose its new name to better focus on the nature and results of the emerging models, practices, and solutions it brings to the clinical workforce.

The center is a part of the School of Social Work. Its new website is

Story by Kevin Moe | Spring/Summer 2020