Welcome to Northern Pines Mental Health Center

Enhancing Lives, Restoring Hope

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We offer telehealth and limited in person services. Contact 320-639-2025 or 833-316-0698 (toll free).

At this time, Northern Pines is offering a hybrid approach to services, including telehealth, and limited in person services. If you have questions or concerns, please let your primary provider know or call us at 833-316-0698.

Did you know?: 

In our recent survey, clients reported a 93% satisfaction rate for those served by our Assertive Community Treatment Team.  Our Intensive Community Treatment Services had a 100% client satisfaction rating among those surveyed.


Get to know Northern Pines

Northern Pines is a comprehensive community mental health center that was established in 1964, with a six-county service area in Central Minnesota that includes Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties. We have offices in Brainerd, Little Falls, Long Prairie, Staples, Wadena, Aitkin and Pine River.

We provide a full range of mental health services to all ages, including mobile crisis outreach services, Adult Community Based Services, Assertive Community Treatment services for adults and youth, Children & Family Services, school-based services, mental health and wellness education and promotion, medication management, outpatient therapy, psychiatry, peer specialist services, chemical health services, some housing assistance, drop-in centers located in Brainerd and Staples and more.

As an essential community provider, Northern Pines provides reduced or no-fee services, based on its sliding fee scale. A Minnesota nonprofit corporation, Northern Pines is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, representing the communities it serves.

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