Anoka County Children's Mental Health Unit
Address: 3300 Fourth Ave., Anoka
The Anoka County Children's Mental Health Services Unit assists children and their families in the following ways:
Provides informal mental health screening, case management and other support services
Helps parents and others identify behaviors in children and youth that may indicate a mental health issue
Connects families to resources in the community
Can help families with no insurance get into counseling
Can provide medication vouchers
The Emily Program
Address: 2265 Como Ave., St. Paul
Offers comprehensive psychological, nutritional, medical and psychiatric care for individuals with eating disorders at multiple locations across the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and Duluth. Treatment options range from periodic outpatient appointments to residential/inpatient care at the Anna Westin House.
24-hour crisis line: 866-488-7386
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Also see Trevor Chat: www.thetrevorproject.org/deartrevor
Family Life Mental Health Center
Address: 1930 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids
Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Individual, group, family and marital therapy. Anger management and DBT groups. Most insurance accepted (Blue Cross Blue Shield, Health Partners, Humana, Medica/UBH, Medical Assistance/Medicaid/MHCP, Medicare, Metropolitan Health Plan, Preferred One, U-Care, Tricare, Anoka County Sliding Fee Scale and more). Sliding fee.
Male issues for teens and young adults
Rapid access for psychologist
Will confirm residency for Anoka County and income
Positive parenting group
NAMI support group
Healing Therapeutic Services, LLC
Address: 7850 Riverdale Drive, Ste. C, Ramsey
Offers individual, family and group psychotherapy. Specializes in treating adolescents and their families and also provide psychological testing. All major insurances accepted, including state and county-funded insurance programs. Four therapists on staff (more information online).
Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well Being
Formerly Central Center for Family Resources
Address: 7954 University Ave., Fridley
Sliding fee. Most insurance accepted. Provides mental health counseling to children, adolescents, young adults, families and adults. Provides family therapy, group therapy and individual therapy for issues such as domestic violence, dating violence, anxiety, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, grief and loss and abuse. In addition operates Bridgeview, a psychosocial drop in center for adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses (open six days per week). Call for more information.
Groups for children/teens
Child and adolescent psychiatry
Grief and dating violence
Parenting classes therapeutic groups
Sober groups in area high schools
Therapist specialties are listed on website
North Suburban Counseling Center
Address: 425 Coon Rapids Blvd. Ste. 200, Coon Rapids
Individual, family, adolescent and couple/marital counseling services. Psychological and psychiatric medication evaluations. MA and Minnesota Care accepted. Most insurance companies accepted. Sliding fee. Appointments can be made for children age 16 and up with or without parental support. Will see patients with no insurance. Sliding fee scale.
Address: 1323 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids
Serves teens and lower income persons. Pregnancy and birth control. Call for an appointment. Annual check-ups.
Nystrom and Associates, Ltd.
Outpatient Mental Health/Chemical Dependency Clinics
Phone: New Brighton 651-379-1707, 651-379-1748, 651-379-1727, 651-379-1791
Phone: Elk River/Otsego 763-746-9492
Nystrom and Associates, Ltd. (NAL) is a groups of professional Christian counselors from the fields of psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, nursing and psychiatry who are committed to helping persons experiencing personal, emotional, martial, family or psychological problems. NAL also offers an intensive outpatient chemical dependency program, DBT, psychological testing, medication management services, anger management and nutrition consultation. Licensed by the state of Minnesota.
Volunteers of America Mental Health Clinic
Online resource guide: http://www.accap.org/resource guide.asp
Full Service Rule 29 mental health clinic. Provides psychotherapy, psychological services and psychiatric services for children, adolescents, families and adults, including individual, family and couples therapy, psychological testing and assessment, psychiatric evaluation and medication management and parent education programs.
Also offers an Intensive DBT program for adolescents and their parents, in-home and school-based services, services for deaf and hard of hearing children and their families and services to immigrant and refugee (Somali and East African) children and their families. Clinic is located at Bar None in St. Francis.
Bills third-party insurers and MA or Minnesota health care plans, un- or underinsured individualswill receive coverage by Anoka County. 24-hour response to crisis situations: will come out immediately.
Family Based Therapy Associate
Address: 199 Coon Rapids Blvd. Ste. 306, Coon Rapids
Local, comprehensive mental health resource with multi-disciplined staff of mental health professionals. Work with individuals, couples, families, groups, children, adolescents and adults. Most insurance accepted. Family therapy ages 2 and up. GLBT friendly.
Minneapolis Vet Center
Peer counseling, branch off VA but confidential from VA. Counseling for veteran's family also. Individual and group counseling. Grief, sexual trauma counseling. Located in Brooklyn Park.
List compiled by Anoka High School in November 2010