Crisis Help

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Need help with a Mental Health Emergency? CALL 988.
If you are in an immediate life-threatening situation, go to the nearest hospital emergency room or call 911.*

East Central Crisis Services provides mobile or phone local assistance to Chisago County, Isanti County, Kanabec County, Pine County, Mille Lacs County, and Mille Lacs Band Of Objiwe residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Local Mobile Crisis Response 800 523-3333
Short-term assessment, intervention, and stabilization services are available in your home, at school, or in the community.

Local Crisis Phone Line 800 523-3333
To reach trained crisis counselors by phone.

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

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

Call 988 – Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
*Calling 911?
Learn about Travis’ Law
Travis’ Law requires 911 dispatchers to deflect mental health crisis calls directly to or offer assistance from local mental health crisis teams. Click here for full info on Travis’ Law >


How can you help?
Learn about what to say…

Crisis Help Call 988

Text “MN’ to 751741

Calls in East Central Minnesota are routed to local mobile or local phone help.
Click here for additional information
In a life threatening situation or medical emergency, call your doctor or 911.

Just need to talk?
Wellness in the Woods 5:pm – 9:am Daily 844-739-6369
Minnesota NAMI Warmline 4:pm – 8:pm Thur – Sun 888-334-7754
Mental Health Advocacy Minnesota Warmline 5:pm-10:pm Mon – Sat 877-404-3190

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