Crisis Services

Mobile Crisis Outreach (MCO)


The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team

Crisis Services: Around-the-Clock, 365-days-a year

for children, adults and families.

It can be accessed by calling the Crisis Line at:

(218) 828-HELP (4357) or 1-800-462-5525


Mental health mobile crisis response teams are composed of mental health professionals and practitioners who can effectively and appropriately intervene in a mental health crisis. These professionals can meet a person at home, school, work or wherever a crisis occurs.


Services Include:

• Crisis Assessment - A face-to-face mental health evaluation of any immediate need for emergency services

• Crisis Intervention – an intensive service initiated during a mental health crisis to assist the person to utilize available resources and begin to stabilize the crisis

• Crisis Stabilization - services designed to restore the person to a stable level of mental health functioning

Additional Services:

• Rapid Access Psychiatry – Arrangement for psychiatric appointment within 72 hours

• Next Day Outpatient Appointment – A “next-day” appointment in one of the Northern Pines Mental Health Center offices

• Referral to appropriate professional programs and services, such as ARMHS, ACT, ICTS, TCM, CTSS

• County Social Services – Financial support, mental health case management