Northern Pines Mental Health Center
we want you to be strong and free!
Our daily goals are to be the best help we can be
so you can be the best you can be!
You can have a healthier mind, body and peace of spirit!
Northern Pines Mental Health Urgent Care Careers
823 Maple Street in Brainerd.
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Ways we make lives better
In the Community since 1964
Covering 6 Counties
All locations within Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena
Staff of 220
A Growing list of Credentialed Professionals to serve specific situations
We are LGBTQ+ Affirming
In 40 Schools
In-School Staff covering 18 Districts
Growing our Service Locations for more Urgent Care availability
Dedicated staff of all age ranges who relate on your level for results you seek
This is our Island.
Bay Lake Retreat Center is our unique and beautiful location
where innovative things take place that we want you to be in on.
We are developing these 60 acres to focus on an entire life experience
that deeply plants the health rewards earned while here.
Go to our page to learn why we want to see you visit the island - and how to do it.
...and now for something completely different!
Get to know Northern Pines
Northern Pines is an all inclusive community mental health center that was established in 1964.
How to live a happy life
Our continuing goal is to have mental health care be viewed as a normal part of health care maintenance.
We seek the positives to overcome the negatives.
Recovery, mental health and productive contentment IS possible!
Schools Staffed & Served
Aitkin High School | Brainerd Elementary Schools | Brainerd High School | Brainerd Learning Center |
Crosby - Ironton High School | Crow Wing County In-Home | Cuyuna Range Elementary School | Discovery Woods | Forestview Middle School | Dr. S. G. Knight Elementary School | Lincoln Elementary School | Lincoln Education Center | Lindbergh Elementary School | Little Falls Community High School | Little Falls Middle School |
Little Falls Community Schools | Long Prairie - Grey Eagle Schools | McGregor Schools | Morrison County In-Home |
Pequot Lakes Schools | Pequot Lakes - Eagleview Elementary School | Pequot Lakes Middle School |
Pequot Lakes High School | Pierz Schools | Pillager Schools | Pine River - Backus Schools |
Pine River - Backus High School | Rippleside Elementary School | Royalton Elementary School |
Royalton Early Childhood Center | Royalton Middle School | Royalton High School | Royalton Early Childhood Center
| Sebeka Schools | Staples - Motley Schools | Swanville Schools | Todd County In-Home | Upsala Schools
| Verndale Schools | Wadena Schools |
Our In-Community Staff visit all locations in the 6 county area
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
Mental health and wellness education and promotion
Peer specialist services
Chemical health services
Drop-in centers located in Brainerd and Staples
Crisis Residential Services
As an essential community provider,
Northern Pines provides reduced or
no-fee services, based on its sliding fee scale.
As a Minnesota nonprofit corporation,
Northern Pines is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, representing the communities it serves.
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.
We offer help by talking through life with you and you can then contribute your thoughts to this survey too!