Crisis Services

Crisis Help Line
Serving East Central MN
800 523-3333
or text “MN” to 741741
click for more information

Call for emergency assistance if you or someone you care about is experiencing a crisis involving:

  • thoughts of wanting to harm self or others
  • panic
  • hopelessness
  • mood swings
  • angry outbursts
  • anxiety
  • hallucinations
  • depression
  • delusions
  • increased substance use
  • isolation
  • self-injury

If you are in an immediate life-threatening situation, go to the nearest hospital emergency room or call 911.

East Central Crisis Services (ECCS) provides assistance to Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine and Mille Lacs County residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Mobile Crisis Response
Short-term assessment, intervention, and stabilization services are available in your home, at school, or in the community.

Crisis phone line
To reach trained crisis counselors by phone, call 800 523-3333.

To reach trained crisis counselors via text message, text the word “MN” to 741741.

Fee Determination

  • Crisis services are covered by many private insurance plans.
  • No one is turned away for inability to pay.




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