Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Free to all.
Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line is offering Text-based suicide prevention and mental health crisis services across Minnesota. People who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a counselor who will help defuse the crisis and connect the person texting to local resources.
Mental Health Crisis Response
Each Minnesota county has crisis response teams who will make a clinical assessment of individuals in crisis, including those contemplating suicide or threatening others at home, work, or school. Click here to find programs and services available (listed by county) in Minnesota. This site also provides a link to mental health emergency services and mental health crisis response phone numbers.
Mental Health Minnesota
Has a team of trained and certified peer specialists who have first hand experience living with a mental health condition answer their warmline. Call (877) 404-3190 or text ‘Support’ to 85511.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline (National)
Supports 24/7 free and confidential support for anybody in distress. Tele-interpreter service supports over 150 languages.
En Español (888) 628-9454
Deaf and Hard of Hearing TTY (800) 799-4889
Trans Lifeline Hotline
A trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support and resources they need to survive and thrive.
The Trevor Project is the nation’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people ages 13 to 24.
Call for access to shelters and other resources for those who are in domestic abuse situations.
Counseling, support groups, anger management, domestic violence, etc.
Crisis hotline: (612) 825-0000
Veterans Crisis Line
Connects veterans in crisis with Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential 24/7 lifeline. 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.
Click here for a printable list of Mental Health Resources for teachers and students.
Click here for a printable (PANDA) Mental Wellness tip sheet for teachers and students.
Metro Area Resources
Need someone to talk to? 7 Cups connects you to caring listeners for free emotional support.
Mental health assessment and treatment for adults, particularly the under-served and those who are unable to afford the full cost of care.
Northpoint Health and Wellness Center
A multi-specialty medical, dental and mental health center and human service agency located. Provides services to uninsured individuals, including eye exams.
1313 Penn Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Walk-In Counseling Center
Free crisis and short term counseling for individuals, couples and families. Limited hours, first come, first served basis. Donations encouraged.
2421 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Watercourse Counseling Center
Offers sliding fee mental health services. Services are available in Spanish, Somali, Oromo and Amharic. Located in Minneapolis.
Greater Minnesota Resources
Bemidji Area Mental Health Resources
Cedar House, Inc.
Offices in Albert Lea, Austin, Faribault, Jordan, Northfield and Waconia. Outpatient community based mental health services.
Central Minnesota Mental Health Center
Has clinics in Buffalo, Monticello, Elk River has St Cloud. Interpreters available. Also offer crisis response line 24/7at 800-635-8008.
Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota
Offices in St Peter, LeSueur and Mankato.
Fairbault – Adult Mental Health Community Support Program
Resource center and supportive service for mental health consumers.
212 Central Avenue North, Unit B
Faribault, MN, 55021-5213
Fairmont – Adult Mental Health Community Support Program
Drop-in center where adults meet other adults, most of whom struggle with stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health disorders.
104 E 5th Street
Fairmont, MN, 56031-2701
Gaylord – Adult Mental Health Community Support Program
Drop-in recreational center serving persons who are diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness.
212 3rd St, Gaylord, MN, 55334-2288
Grand Rapids/Hibbing – Lakeview Behavioral Health
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Clinic
Locations in Winona, Redwing, Caledonia, Rushford and Wabasha
Hutchinson Mental Health Clinic
They have a 24-hour crisis line at (320) 484-4585
Clinic phone: (320) 484-4610
Adult mental health services. Behavioral health unit has many services available to eligible citizens of the county who are experiencing mental health symptoms.
Northern Pines Mental Health Center
Has clinics in Brainerd, Little Falls, Long Prairie, Staples, Wadena, Aitkin, Pine River and Onamia. Full range mental health services including mobile crisis and provides reduced or no-fee services based on sliding fee scale.
Range Mental Health Center – Virginia
Sioux Trails Mental Health Center
Culturally sensitive mental health providers offer outpatient, medication and tele mental health services. Offices are located in New Ulm, St Peter, Mankato, Gaylord and St James. Call 1-800-247-2809 for appointment. 24 hour crisis line: 800-247-2809.
St. James – Adult Mental Health Resource Center
A community based program serving consumers with serious persistent mental illness.
1510 7th Avenue South
St. James, MN, 56081-2435
Provides sliding fee scale mental health services in the following counties: Chippewa, Big Stone, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Meeker, Renville, and Swift. Has interpreters. Main office is in Willmar.
320-235-4615 or 800-992-1716
Also provide 24/7 crisis line at 800-432-8781
North Dakota State College of Science – Safe Zone
A place for everyone. Designed to educate people about sexual orientation and gender identity/expression issues.
Prairie St. John’s
Fully-licensed and accredited facility offering services for children, adolescents and adults to address mental health issues, substance use addiction or co-occurring disorders.
Aging and Disability Resource Center of Northwest Wisconsin
Polk, Burnett and St. Croix Counties
Other Mental Health Resources
BEAM – Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective is a website for locating black therapists who provide online therapy.
Casa de Esperanza
Based in St. Paul, Casa de Esperanza has provided safety, support, education and opportunities to the local community for over 30 years. Use this searchable community resource to connect with organizations in Minnesota that can help with a wide range of challenges from mental health, domestic violence, employment, daycare, clothing assistance and more.
Center for Victims of Torture
Advocates for the protection of torture and war survivors.
649 Dayton Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio)
Offers individual and family counseling and support groups for the Latino population. They provide diagnostic assessments, youth case management, a sexual assault program, and community outreach and advocacy.
24 hour crisis line: (612) 379-6363
Community-University Healthcare Clinic
This mental health clinic provides translators in the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Somali, Hmong, Cambodian. They provide both medical and mental health services. Sliding fee scale available. No one is turned away based on inability to pay.
2001 Bloomington Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55404
Culture Care Connection
Has information on cultures (many that live in Minnesota) and their history, health, religious and mental health beliefs.
Family Means Center for Grief and Loss
Provides individual, couple or family therapy and support groups.
Stillwater – 651-439-4840, St. Paul 651-641-0177, or Rochester 507-281-6299
Free, low-cost or sliding scale clinics in Minnesota.
Indian Health Board of Minneapolis, Inc.
Provides behavioral health, dental services, family health, family planning, mental health, primary health care, social services and substance abuse services.
Indian Health Services
To find an Indian Health Service, tribal or Urban Indian Health Program facility, you can go to the following site to find behavioral health facilities by location.
Minnesota Department of Health
Health Resources Directory for Diverse Cultural Communities. Provides health and mental health service providers for refugees and immigrants throughout the state. Many offer low cost care options such as reduced fees for sliding fees.
Minnesota Department of Human Services
In Minnesota, the county is responsible for providing public mental health services. The Licensing Division of the Department of Human Services provides a list of mental health centers and clinics that provide low cost/sliding fee services throughout each county in the state.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota
Offers education, support and advocacy. There is a list of support groups and classes about various mental health challenges on their website.
For handouts about specific mental health challenges, go to: http://www.namihelps.org/education/fact-sheets.html
Open Path Psychotherapy Collective
Provides a network of therapists offering reduced rate therapy sessions.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
Find substance treatment and other mental health resources.