Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS)

Bestwood Agency Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) is a 16-bed facility that

provides residential services to men and women who need mental health services and support.

The Residential Services Provides


The overall goal of an IRTS placement is to help individuals further develop skills to allow them to transition to a less restrictive setting such as adult foster care, board and lodge or independent living.

The residential services include:

  • Medication monitoring, management, and education
  • Symptom management
  • Relapse prevention that includes the development of a crisis prevention plan
  • Coordination of needed mental health services
  • Family Education
  • Group and individual format utilized
  • Dual Recovery


Referrals are typically made by adult mental health case managers or other providers, however, individuals seeking more information are welcome to contact the IRTS directly.

To learn more about IRTS or make a referral:

Contact US:

Phone: 320-774-1187

Fax: 320-774-1188



1506 33rd Ave N, St. Cloud, MN 56303