If you are in crisis, call 911. Our Behavioral Emergency Center (BEC) is open 24/7 for anyone in crisis, for assessment, evaluation, and care: 612-273-5640.
Mental health, addiction and substance abuse help
Our services provide many choices for adults including culturally relevant patient education or community-based support and advocacy groups. Treatment options include inpatient, partial hospitalization, and day treatment. Outpatient services, including medication management and therapy in an outpatient setting, are available in the M Health Psychiatry Clinic and at Fairview Counseling Centers.
Emergency services: Any person (any age) who requires behavioral emergency care will be seen 24/7 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, West Bank Emergency Department. Services include assessment and referral for anyone having a mental health and/or substance abuse crisis.
Dual diagnosis inpatient program
is one of the largest inpatient mental health and substance abuse programs for children and teens in the nation. Our dual diagnosis program was developed specifically to create treatment plans that address the links between mental health and chemical dependency. We offer short term crisis care to stabilize your child’s mental or emotional condition. We will design a treatment plan for a child or teen based on a needs assessment and medical history. Working with children and adolescents is our sole focus.
The Behavioral Health services staff
have earned the credentials, certifications and/or licenses to work with children who have a full range of mental health and chemical dependency issues. Our support staff includes nurses, clinical supervisors, chemical-dependency counselors, special-education teachers, recreational therapists, chaplains, family therapists and cultural liaisons. We provide a large network of psychologists, therapists, counselors and psychiatrists. Your child may participate in services that are provided in the hospital or at a clinic closer to home.
is a central component of all our services. Family members are expected to participate in the assessment process and attend regular family therapy sessions. Participation in family therapy will help all family members better understand and cope with the effect of emotional and behavioral disturbance. All services include commitment to provide culturally appropriate care. Specific cultural services address the needs of Native American and African American clients, including: culturally relevant patient education, ongoing community based support, and client advocacy.
Some outpatient services are provided by Fairview Counseling Centers
at clinics throughout the greater metro area.
We provide specialty care for conditions including, but not limited to:
- Mental health
- Behavioral, learning or coping/adjustment difficulties
- Psychotic disorders
- Substance abuse / chemical dependency
- Dual diagnosis of mental health issue and chemical dependency
We offer a structured setting and special emphasis on a child’s specific developmental and cultural needs. Initial assessment for all services and programs includes:
- Psychiatric evaluation
- Developmental assessments
- Medical history
- Developmental/social history
- Family interviews
- Educational assessment
- Psychological testing (as ordered by physician)
- Cultural screening