Mille Lacs County Resources

Contact us for complete information on available services and eligibility information: Mille Lacs County Social Services | Family Services
525 2nd St SE, Milaca, MN 56353
320-679-6350
web: co.mille-lacs.mn.us/adult mental health


Available Services:

Children’s Mental Health Case Management is designed to serve families with children who have severe emotional and behavioral disturbances. In a culturally sensitive manner, case managers help families:

  • Develop a treatment plan and a crisis plan
  • Provide information about and referral to community resources
  • Create a supportive team of family, professionals, and community members
  • Assist parents in advocating for their child’s mental health needs
  • Access respite care and other supports

Eligibility: In order to receive case management services:

  • A child must have a current SED diagnosis
  • The child must reside with legal placement in Mille Lacs County
  • The child’s family must request or consent to services

Children’s Mental Health Crisis Services:
Phone: 800-523-3333 – 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Children’s Mental Health Crisis Services are for children ages 0-17.  These services include: Mobile Rapid Crisis Assessment, Stabilization and Intervention Services, Community Outreach, and assistance obtaining services.

Minnesota Department of Human Services Children’s Mental Health

Mental Health Service Providers Updated April 2014

Adult Mental Health
Mille Lacs County provides assessment, intake, information and referral, and case management for individuals with mental health issues. A Mille Lacs County Case Manager can determine eligibility based on assessment. Mental Health problems may include:

  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Borderline personality disorder

Related services may include case planning, consultation, crisis intervention, legal commitments, guardianship/conservatorship, and facilitate hospitalization and other placement.s For the general public:

  • Education and Prevention Services
  • Emergency or Crisis Services

For persons with a serious and persistent mental illness:

  • Case Management Assessment
  • Development of comprehensive care plan
  • Referral and coordination
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Community Support Program
  • Assistance with government benefits
  • Client Outreach
  • Crisis assistance
  • Employability and supported work
  • Medication monitoring
  • Independent living arrangements
  • Independent living skills
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