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Crisis Services

For emergencies call 911 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. 
When calling 911 for mental health crisis, request a CIT officer or team (Crisis Intervention Trained). 

To contact the Crisis Text Line, text MN to 741741

Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergency (COPE): Hennepin County Services for people in the midst of a mental health crisis.
Adults: 612-596-1223
Children 17 and under: 612-348-2233

County Crisis Numbers:

Anoka County 1-763-755-3801
Carver County 1-952-442-7601
Dakota County 1-952-891-7171
Hennepin County Adult Crisis: 1-612-596-1223 | Child Crisis: 1-612-348-2233
Ramsey County Adult Crisis: 1-651266-7900 | Child Crisis: 1-651-266-7878
Scott County 1-952-818-3702
Washington County 1-651-777-5222
For counties not listed above, please visit Get Help in a Crisis and provide your county or zip code. 


Community Programs

Living with mental health concerns or mental illness may affect many areas of your life. It may be difficult to access services for mental health care as well as for basic needs such as housing, food, and financial counseling. Many community resources are available and the MHC Navigator can assist with connecting you to the best options in your community.

Lutheran Social Services: Financial Counseling
Emergency Food Shelves: Hunger Solutions
MNsure: Consumer Assistance Program

Minnesota Housing: Rent Assistance
Minnesota Housing: Affordable Rental Housing
Minnesota Housing: Shelter


Support Groups

This list includes many Support Group options. The MHC Navigator is available to assist you in locating additional groups.

Addictive Disorders Support Groups

AA Groups in MN

AA Groups in Minneapolis and Suburbs

AA Groups in St Paul and Suburbs

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Alanon and Alateen

Co-Dependents Anonymous

Debtors Anonymous

Dual Diagnosis

Dual Recovery - Chemical Dependency and Psychiatric or Emotional Illness

Emotions Anonymous

Gambling Addiction

Marijuana Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Sex Addict Groups

Co-Occurring Disorder & Dual Diagnosis for Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Dual Recovery-Chemical Dependency and Psychiatric or Emotional Illness

Dual Diagnosis

Substance Use and Mental Health

Other Substance Abuse

Other Support Groups

Mental Health America Support Groups

Mental Health Association of MN: Mental Health advocacy and education in Minnesota

Depression and Bipolar Support Groups

Listed support groups and resources

NAMI: offers programs of education, support and advocacy, and supports research efforts.

Parent Resource Groups: Resource and support group for parents of children experiencing mental illness. 

Family & Friends Resource Groups: Support groups for family members and friends of persons experiencing mental illness. 

Adults Resource Groups: Support groups for Adults experiencing mental illness.

All NAMI Minnesota Support Groups


Low-cost and Sliding Fee Scale Services-Income Eligible

Lutheran Social Services: counseling and support services

Mt Olivet Counseling Center

Neighborhood Health Source: low-cost primary care and mental health counseling

St. Mary's Health Clinics: primary health services for low-income, uninsured individuals and families.

Hamm Clinic: mental Health Services

Southside Community Health Services

Westminster Counseling Center

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