About Us

Northern Pines Mental Health Center is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) serving the counties of Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena. As a safety net provider we are dedicated to coordinating integrated substance use disorder, mental health and physical health services to meet the needs of our community members.


Northern Pines is a private, non-profit agency. As an essential community provider we utilize many different payer sources including, private insurance, Medical Assistance, Medicare, grants, community funds, veterans’ benefits and individualized payment plans.

Historic Open House

Two ladies from Brainerd look over the office of Dr. C. J. Bozzi, the psychiatrist at the Northern Pines Mental Health Center during an open house. The center was moved to new quarters over the First National Bank building in Little Falls. The two girls shown are Joan, left, and Janet McLaughlin, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Gene McLaughlin, Brainerd. (1964)



99% Agree

My mental health provider has encouraged me in reaching my treatment goals.

98% Agree

My sessions have helped me be more successful at managing my mental health symptoms.

97% Agree

I feel heard and respected by my provider.

2018 Northern Pines Client Satisfaction Survey Results