Crisis Resources

Bridge for Youth

  • Crisis program including shelter and food
  • Transitions program for older teens
  • Youth and family counseling
  • Health program
  • Support groups for:
    LGBTQ youth
    Young women 13-17 years old
    Young men 13-17 years old
    Parents of youth

1111 West 22nd Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405

612-377-8800 (24 hour hotline)

Email Address: info@bridgeforyouth.org

Web Address: http://www.bridgeforyouth.org

Casa de Esperanza

  • Crisis line available
  • Advocacy for Latina women and children experiencing domestic violence
  • Two free information center locations:
    Mercado Centrale in Minneapolis
    Plaza Latina in St Paul on Payne avenue
  • Information centers help with resumes, job searches, computer and Internet access, and document translations

Phone: 651-646-5553

Crisis Line: 651-772-1611

Web Address: http://www.casadeesperanza.org

Crisis Connection

Please note that your phone number cannot be blocked.

Phone: 612-379-6363 Toll Free: 866-379-6363 24 hour crisis hotline

Web Address: http://www.crisis.org

Confidential, non-judgmental, free counseling and support.

Diane Ahrens Crisis Residence

Psychiatrist, nurse, and mental health practitioners on site. Teaching coping skills, connect people with other mental health resources and services.

  • Psychiatrist, nurse, and mental health practitioners on-site
  • Emphasis on learning coping skills
  • Staff can help to connect people with other mental health resources and services

Phone: 651-645-9424

Web Address: http://www.peopleincorporated.org/programs-services/mi-cd/diane-ahrens-crisis-residence/

Must be referred via Ramsey County Mental Health Crisis hotline.

Hennepin County COPE

  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to adult Hennepin County residents.
  • COPE professionals go where a person is,handle the immediate crisis, and provide a clinical assessment. COPE can also arrange an emergency evaluation for inpatient psychiatric services.
  • Telephone consultations are also available.
  • This service is available to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay.

Minneapolis, MN

612-596-1223

Web Address: http://tinyurl.com/377398h

When a severe disturbance of mood or thinking threatens a person's safety, you can call Hennepin County's Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies (COPE).

Hennepin County Front Door

  • Hennepin County residents only
  • Children and adult mental health
  • Referrals

Phone: 612-348-4111

Web Address: http://tinyurl.com/mlb9dft

This is the first call to make if you are interested in accessing county social services like: mental health case management, Minnesota health care programs, waivered in-home services, lists of ARMHS providers, lists of Adult Foster Care homes, information about emergency case management, homeless outreach services, basic needs, etc.

Hennepin County Medical Center Acute Psychiatric Service

  • Community consultation and education on crisis intervention.
  • Suicide Hotline (612) 873-2222, giving suicidal callers hope through crisis counseling
  • Crisis intervention phone service for assessment, information, and referral for psychiatric emergencies. (612) 873-3161

Phone: 612-873-2222

Web Address: http://tinyurl.com/llznue5

Hennepin County Medical Center's (HCMC) Acute Psychiatric Services provides 24-hour walk-in crisis intervention and treatment of behavioral emergencies.

HCMC will work with you to figure out issues related to cost. Through a financial assistance program called Hennepin Care, HCMC provides discounts of up to 100% for patients with limited income who live in Hennepin County.

Lutheran Social Service (LSS)

Mental health services include counseling and mental health evaluations for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families

  • Residential and in-home services
  • Guardianship/care coordination
  • Support groups including caregiver support
  • Youth services including homeless youth programs and emergency youth shelters
  • Veteran and military family services

2400 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Counseling: 612-879-5320 Crisis Line: 612-302-4600 Safehouse: 651-254-4744 Employment Services: 612-871-0221 Toll-Free: 888-881-8261

Web Address: http://www.lssmn.org

Accepts insurance. Also has a sliding fee scale.

Lutheran Social Services has many more programs available. View their website or call them for further program information.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Toll-free 800-273-8255 (800-273-TALK) TTY #: 800-799-4889 Live chat available via website during weeknights

Web Address: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

This service will connect you with Crisis Connection if you are calling from Minnesota. If calling from elsewhere in the nation, this number will connect you with a crisis center in your area.

Toll-Free: 1-800-273-TALK

Web Address: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Neighborhood Involvement Program

Accepts insurance. Also has a sliding fee scale.

  • 24 hour crisis line
  • Support groups
  • Counseling for adults, children, and adolescents
  • Medical and dental services
  • Rape and sexual abuse support programs

2431 Hennepin Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Phone: 612-374-4601 24 Hour Help Line: 612-825-4357

Web Address: http://www.neighborhoodinvolve.org

Rape / Sexual Abuse Center

  • Counseling
  • Domestic violence services
  • Support groups
  • Medical & dental services
  • Rape and sexual abuse services

UrgentCare for Adult Mental Health

Serving adults (age 18 and older) who are either physically in or residents of Ramsey, Dakota, and Washington Counties

  • On-site mental health and trained peer support staff
  • Crisis psychiatric care, assessment, stabilization, and phone support
  • Peer and family support
  • Mental health and chemical health screenings
  • Assistance with community resources in Ramsey, Dakota, and Washington counties

402 University Avenue East
St. Paul, MN

Phone: 651-266-7900

Web Address: http://www.mentalhealthcrisisalliance.org

Managed by Ramsey County with funding from the Mental Health Crisis Alliance. Walk-ins welcome. 24/7 Mobile Crisis Teams and Crisis Phone Line: 651-266-7900

This service is available to everyone, regardless of ability to pay. Cost is not a barrier to accessing help.

Walk-In Counseling Center

  • Walk-in counseling - no appointment needed
  • See website for hours of operation
  • This clinic does not require medical records or identifiable information. At this clinic you can remain anonymous.
  • This clinic's services are free and available to everyone

2421 Chicago Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone: 612-870-0565

Web Address: http://www.walkin.org

Partner locations in St. Paul:

Family Tree Clinic
1619 Dayton Avenue, #205
St. Paul, MN 55104

First Lutheran Church - Love Grows Here Wellness Center
463 Maria Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55106