Get Help in a Crisis in Anoka County

Call 911 if you or others are in immediate physical danger and need help from the police, fire department, or an ambulance. 

Call 988 if you or someone close to you is having a mental health crisis. The Anoka County Mobile Crisis Response team will help you. The line is open all day, every day, and the call is free. The Crisis Response line is for both adults and children.

Text MN to 741741 to be connected with a counselor who will help defuse the crisis and connect the texter to local resources. Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

If you want more information about the services you see here, call:
- Adult Mental Health at 763-324-1420 or
- Children's Mental Health at 763-324-1430.

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  1. When or why should I call Crisis Response Services?{whenorwhy}

    Call 988 immediately for emergency assistance if you or someone you care about is experiencing a crisis involving the following:

    • Suicidal feelings
    • Panic
    • Hopelessness
    • Mood swings
    • Defiance
    • Angry outbursts
    • Anxiety
    • Hallucinations
    • Depression
    • Delusions
    • Increased substance use
    • Isolation
    • Self-injury

    The Crisis Response line, 988, serves both children and adults.

  2. How will Anoka County Mobile Crisis Response Service help me?{howwilltheyhelp}

    When you call 988 an experienced, professional staff member will ask questions and listen to you. They will help you figure out your situation and offer advice about the next steps you can take.

    Depending on your situation, a staff member can meet with you face-to-face in your home or some other location in the community, like a coffee shop or school.

    The Crisis Response Service helps anyone who is having a mental health crisis, both adults and children.

  3. Will the call cost me anything?{willthecallcost}

    The call is free. Our highest priority is helping you with your immediate crisis.

    If you meet face-to-face with a Crisis Response staff person and you have health insurance or are covered by Medical Assistance (MA) Crisis Response Services may bill them. You may have a co-pay or other insurance-related charges.

    Crisis services are covered by many private insurance plans. Also, a sliding fee scale and/or payment plan is available if you do not have insurance. No one is turned away for inability to pay.

    Crisis Response services cover both children and adults.

    Call 988 now if you need help.

  4. How do I learn more about Crisis Services?{learnmore}

Canvas Health Crisis Services

Canvas Health

Crisis Text Line

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Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Metro Children's Crisis Response Services