Adult mental health services

No two people take the same path to recovery and wellness. Hennepin County can help you find resources and support to live a full and meaningful life in your community.

We will talk with you about your life and the challenges you face every day. We can provide connections to services and resources, in the county and in the community, that will put you on a path to healing.

Hennepin County provides comprehensive behavioral health services, both directly and through contracts with private agencies.

Whether you need short-term assistance or ongoing support to help sustain your recovery, Hennepin County can work with your strength, resilience and desire to get better.

Expand all information

24-7 mobile crisis services

If you’re in a mental health crisis or know someone who is, we can help.

The Cope mobile crisis teams can come to where you are. The teams respond to anyone in the county who needs an urgent response.

If the situation is life-threatening or an immediate response is needed call 911.

Adults 18 and over

Call 612-596-1223.

Children 17 and under

Call 612-348-2233.


Text-to-voice **Crisis (**274747)

Crisis services

  • Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year
  • Come to your home, school or other public place
  • Calm the situation and help you to decide what to do next
  • Offer other types of help depending on your situation
  • Talk through options and ways to support someone in crisis with callers who are family members, friends, students or community members

State and national help

Make your home safer

Safer Home video series

This series describes how to make your home safer when a member of your household experiences a psychiatric emergency.

Watch the whole video: Making a safer home (YouTube)

Mental health supports

Behavioral Health Center

Here to help you toward recovery

Find support at the Behavioral Health Center

Staff at the Behavioral Health Center can help address your most urgent needs. We will also help you resolve issues that are standing in the way of your recovery.

We will learn from you and connect you with resources that work best for you.

Our services are open to anyone 18 and older needing help with mental health or addiction.

Our services include

Physical health

  • Urgent care
  • Health screenings
  • Primary care referrals
  • Prescriptions and medication management

Human services

  • Housing, cash and food support
  • Parenting education
  • Employment resources
  • Disability and veterans resources

Mental health and addiction

  • Mental health screening and diagnostic assessments
  • Comprehensive screening for addiction disorders
  • Case management and care coordination
  • Support from people with lived experience
  • Help in a crisis, including 3-10 day stay at the crisis stabilization program
  • Withdrawal support from drugs and alcohol

Walk in today

  • 1800 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • For more information: 612-879-3115

Access services

If you have health insurance, call your health plan's member services or your doctor. If you do not have health insurance call 612-596-1300 or toll free 844-803-8466, or visit our health care assistance page.

To be assessed for services, call Hennepin County at 612-348-4111, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You will speak with a social worker who will help you identify your needs.

Then, a social worker will meet with you in your home or community to discuss your options.

We will provide information and referrals for a variety of supports, which could include:

  • Adult rehabilitative mental health services (ARMHS)
  • Community support program access
  • Intensive residential treatment
  • Outpatient mental health services
  • Case management
  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
  • Supportive housing
  • Supportive employment
  • Chemical health assessment and treatment
  • Connections to resources in the community

To get started, call 612-348-4111.

Hennepin County Mental Health Center

The Hennepin County Mental Health Center serves adults, children, and adolescents who live in the county or receive services from the county.

We’re a DHS Rule 29 safety-net community health center.

Make an appointment or referral

Mental Health Center hours

  • Monday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Closed on holidays

To qualify for services at the center

A person must either live in Hennepin County or receive county services.

We serve adults, children and adolescents:

  • Those with serious mental illness or other mental health needs
  • Those who also may have drug or alcohol abuse or dependence
  • Those referred by another Hennepin County program
  • Those who are experiencing homelessness

To see if you qualify for services and get an appointment, call us or walk in to the center.

Types of help you can get

Our multidisciplinary team of providers offer the following services:

  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
  • Psychological and parenting evaluations
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Primary care for adult clients who are active in mental health treatment
  • Rule 25 assessments
  • Pharmacy services
  • Laboratory services
  • Assistance with applying for health insurance
  • Supported employment services
  • Care coordination

Paying for services

  • We accept public insurance.
  • If you don’t have public insurance or if your public insurance doesn’t cover your visit, we offer sliding fee and self-pay options.
  • We can help you apply for medical assistance.

The experience of getting care at the center

  • We’re inclusive and work across cultures.
  • If you have trauma in your background, we can help.
  • We provide holistic care and treat you like a whole person.
  • We’re flexible and offer scheduled and walk-in appointments.
  • Everyone is welcome.

Free or sliding fee clinics

Hennepin County Outpatient Mental Health Clinics

  • 612-596-9438
  • South Minneapolis Clinic (adults and children)—1801 Nicollet Avenue South | Map

HCMC Adult Psychiatry clinic

NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center

CLUES (Spanish speaking)

South Minneapolis

  • 720 East Lake Street
  • Map
  • 612-746-3500

St. Paul

  • 797 East Seventh Street
  • Map
  • 651-379-4200

Learn more at our website

Community University Health Care center

Family Partnership

Corporate office (Minneapolis)

  • 414 South Eighth Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
  • Phone: 612-339-9101
  • Fax: 612-339-9150
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lake Street (Minneapolis)

  • 4123 East Lake Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55406
  • Phone: 612-729-0340
  • Fax: 612-729-2616
  • Hours: Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Four Directions Family Center (Minneapolis)

  • 2438 18th Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
  • Phone: 612-722-0762
  • Fax: 612-722-0787
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

North Minneapolis (Minneapolis)

  • 1501 Xerxes Avenue North
    Minneapolis, MN 55411
  • Phone: 763-521-3477
  • Fax: 763-521-3893
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Learn more at the organization website.

Family Networks

Fraser Child & Family Center

Headway Emotional Health Services (Storefront/Pyramid)

  • 612-861-1675 or 763-746-2400


  • 6425 Nicollet Avenue South
  • Map

Golden Valley

  • 701 Decatur Avenue North, Suite 109
  • Map

Learn more at our website

MPSI Psychotherapy Center

St. David's Child & Family Development

Volunteers of America

Golden Valley

  • 5905 Golden Valley Road, Suite 110
  • Map
  • 763-225-4052


  • 22426 St. Francis Boulevard Northwest
  • Map
  • 763-225-4052

Learn more at our website

Walk-In Counseling Center

Washburn Center for Children

  • 612-871-1454

South Minneapolis

  • 2430 Nicollet Avenue South
  • Map

West suburban

  • 810 First Street South, Suite 210, Hopkins
  • Map

North suburban

  • 9100 85th Avenue North, Suite 100, Brooklyn Park
  • Map

Learn more at our website

Adult Behavioral Health Services Directory 2015 (PDF)

Collapse all information