Mental Health

Find mental health crisis lines and resources, including for stress management, thoughts and emotions, eating disorders, anger management, and chemical dependency:

Crisis Line

National Suicide Hotline 

Twin Cities
HCMC Crisis Referral Line

Crisis Connection 

Walk-in Counseling Center (WICC) 

Stress Management

Taking Charge: Stress Mastery

Twin Cities
Student-led stress management group

Boynton Arts Program 
Art Program to promote Health and Well-Being

PAWS: Pet Away Worry and Stress 
Registered therapy animals program through Boynton

Thoughts and Emotions

Taking Charge: Thoughts and Emotions 


On-Campus and Community:

Emergencies: 911

Crisis Line: Arrowhead Regional Crisis Line (First call for help)
844-772-4724 or text MN to 741741
U of M Crisis Line
612-301-4673 or text UMN to 61222

UMD Student Health Counseling Services and Tele-psychiatric Referrals
615 Niagara CT, Duluth, MN

Let's Talk drop-in for brief consultations
PAWS (Pet Away Worry and Stress): 218-726-8739


Twin Cities


Student Mental Health - University of Minnesota

Student Counseling Services - University of Minnesota 
Minneapolis: 340 Appleby Hall, St. Paul: 199 Coffey Hall

Boynton Mental Health 

Physicians Serving Physicians 
Discreet peer support for physicians


Catholic Charities 
612-204-8500 or for emergencies: 651-291-0211
Locations over the metro area. Individual, family, crisis, and couples counseling. Fees based on income and family size. Affirming of incorporating client's religious/spiritual perspectives.

Community-University Health Care Center - Mental Health 
612-638-0700, select option 8 for Behavioral Health
Sliding fee scale, free to Hennepin County residents if below poverty level. Individual and family counseling, cultural transition counseling, family violence counseling, mental health day treatment, and sexual assault counseling.

The Family Partnership 
Locations can be found across metro area | 612-728-2061
Confidential, professional counseling to individuals and families regardless of ability to pay. Individual, couples, group, and family therapy, and medication management. Specialized counseling services: community counseling, credit counseling, family violence prevention and intervention, GLBT counseling.

Hamm Memorial Psychiatric Clinic 
Located in St. Paul | 651-224-0614
Provides quality and culturally competent mental health care to adults and families, particularly those who cannot afford the full cost of care. Services include individual, group, couples, family psychotherapy, and medication management. Length of therapy varies depending on need. Staffed by licensed psychologists, licensed social workers, and psychiatrists.

Hennepin County Mental Health 
Located in Minneapolis | 612-596-0900
Adult Outpatient Program provides a full range of outpatient mental health services to adult residents of Hennepin County, including individual, couple, family and group therapy, and medication management. Also has an Aftercare and Community Treatment Program which provides long-term, supportive psychotherapy and medication maintenance for persons who experience serious and persistent mental illness.

Jewish Family Service 
Priority given to residents of Ramsey County | 651-698-0767
Individual/couple/family counseling, group counseling and support groups. Provides services to all community members and ethnic groups.

Lutheran Social Services 
Individual, family, and group therapy and medication management, 24-hour emergency service. Staffed by licensed psychologists, licensed social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, chemical dependency professionals, and psychiatrists. Currently two counselors available who are also ordained ministers; staff affirming of incorporating client's religious/spiritual perspectives.

Ramsey County Mental Health 
Crisis: 651-266-7900 | Information and Referral: 651-266-7890 | Case Management & Mental Health Center Intake: 651-266-7890

Westminster Counseling Center 
Counseling provided by ordained clergy (Lutheran, Presbyterian, United Methodist) with advanced education in psychology. Sliding fee scale based on income. Individual, family, couples, and groups.

Eating Disorders

The Emily Program 
Eating Disorder Treatment Hotline and Center

Melrose Center 
Eating Disorder Treatment Hotline and Center

Anger Management

Twin Cities
Anger Management Classes - Twin Cities Men's Center 
12-week anger management classes for men combine education and support, $250 fee

Chemical Dependency

Alcoholics Anonymous Intergroup Number 
Can give you the time and location of a group that will fit your schedule

Narcotics Anonymous

Outpatient and residential programs for substance abuse and addiction

Twin Cities
Boynton Alcohol and Chemical Health Services

SOBER - Student Off Booze Enjoying Recovery 
Peer chemical dependency support group

Fairview Chemical Dependency 
Confidential chemical dependency evaluations

Support groups for those affected by someone else's alcoholism (addiction)

GLBT in Recovery Minnesota