Crisis Services

Help is a phone call away!
Toll - Free Mental Health Crisis Response Line
24 hours a day/365 days a year
1-800-635-8008 or 320-253-5555 (locally)

CMMHC offers mental health crisis services to those having difficulty coping or adjusting to the everyday stresses of life. A crisis can include depression, trauma, eating disorders, alcohol or substance abuse, self-injury, anxiety, anger, unpredictable or unusual behavior, suicidal thoughts, or any moment you need extra support. If t his sounds like you or someone you know, Crisis Services can help.

Thoughts, emotions, or behaviors can create situations where a person is in jeopardy of harming themselves or others, is at risk of being unable to take care of themselves, or has trouble accessing food, clothing, and shelter. Offering a variety of resources, our goal help the individual and family members on their mental health journey.

Our range of services includes

  • 24 – hour crisis response phone line
  • Crisis screening
  • Face-to-face assessment and intervention
  • Mobile outreach and crisis stabilization
  • Crisis prevention planning
  • Residential adult crisis stabilization
  • Residential crisis triage and screening
  • Suicide assessment and safety planning

All Crisis Services have an area of focus that supports individuals in meeting their specific needs. Click to find out more details about each service.

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Mental Health Professionals paired with law enforcement who respond to mental health-related 911 calls.

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Crisis Response Team (CRT)

This team provides an array of community – based health crisis services to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Crisis Residential

Provides a short-term, safe place for individuals to stay while working through a mental health crisis.

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Child Response Initiative (CRI)

Children from birth to age 18 and their families who experience trauma or violence can access services to build resilience after traumatic events and connect with supports that help reduce long-term effects.

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Dr. Jennifer Rocheleau Dorholt walks through CMMHC’s Crisis Services, translated into Somali.