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Carver/Scott Mental Health Crisis Program

Crisis Line (24/7)  952-442-7601


The Mental Health Crisis Program provides the following services to residents and professionals in Carver and Scott Counties.  All staff are Licensed Mental Health professionals, and Allied Medical Providers in the three local hospitals. 

Services include diagnostic assessments, evaluation of risk to self or others, therapeutic interventions, consultation to community providers, disposition planning, coordination of crisis intake appointments, referral, and follow-up services.  An emphasis is placed upon collaboration with current providers and community resources to coordinate care.  The goal is to provide immediate crisis intervention, early identification of mental health issues, and avoid out-of-home placements. 

These services are provided in homes, police departments, hospitals, juvenile detention centers, schools, jails, mental health centers, and other community locations.

  • Mobile on-site response to assess and stabilize a crisis situation
  • Short-term stabilization services
  • Telephone crisis intervention
  • Mental Health consultation
  • Mental Health crisis consultation to community providers and law enforcement
  • Assessment of risk to self or others
  • Mental Health diagnostic assessment and brief psychotherapy
  • Individual & family crisis intervention, severe parent/child conflicts
  • Coordination of out-of-home placements including psychiatric hospitalization if necessary
  • Information and referral
  • Health Care Navigation (HCN) Services to assist clients in navigating through health insurance issues.