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Ramsey County Mental Health Center

Children's Mental Health Crisis Response Services (CRS)

1919 University Ave W, Ste 200, St. Paul, MN, 55104

(651) 266-7878


Service Details


Crisis Response provides mental health crisis outreach to children and youth to help stabilize and end the crisis. Crisis support is provided by licensed mental health professionals. Crisis Response is available 24 hours a day, 7 days every week.

Crisis Response may include:
* Figuring out what is wrong, how to stabilize the situation and how to get help, in person or by phone
* A crisis support professional going to the home, school, work or wherever the child needs help
* Evaluation of risk of harm to the child or to others
* Making a plan to manage the current crisis and reduce future crises
* Short-term care to help find long-term support
* Help for hospitals, schools, or police who are working with children and youth in crisis


  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
    • Medicaid (Medical Assistance) 
    • Private health insurance 
  • Service Availability
    • 24 hours a day 
  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 


Children and youth up to age 21.

Young people can call for help. Parents or teachers can also call for help for a young person.

Children and families living in Ramsey County

Application Instructions

The state list of crisis phone numbers in each county is available online.

Contact the Crisis Line 24/7 for assistance: (651) 266-7878


Crisis Response is covered by most health insurance plans, including state health care programs like Medical Assistance (MA) and MinnesotaCare.

You can also get free help if you don't have insurance.

Area Served

Ramsey County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 266-7890
Crisis Line (651) 266-7900

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