Crisis Resources

A child's mental health crisis can be scary. Without intervention, a crisis can quickly become an emergency. Click here for information on the Child Crisis Response team. There are also helpful tips on how to deescalate (calm down) your child and what to do if you have to call the police.


Sometimes, hospitalization is necessary because it is the best way to help your child. Click here for links to hospitals in MN with acute mental health units for youth and adolescents. Additional information on hospitalization can be found by searching our online library.

Non-Emergency Mental Health Resources

Getting the right support can help to improve your child's mental health at home, at school, and in the community. But, it can be hard to find services and navigate systems on your own. This page includes contact info for school, county, and local agency supports. 

Mental Health 101

Mental health is a good thing!  But, untreated mental health disorders can impair thinking, feeling and/or behavior. Learn more about wellbeing, healthy development, mental health disorders, and treatment. 

Basic Needs & Other Resources
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Managing a child with a mental health disorder can be a full time job! Families often experience additional challenges related to money, jobs, housing, physical health, insurance, legal issues etc. ​Search this page for agencies that support youth and family wellbeing.

RCCMHC Resource Guide
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Each year, RCCMHC puts together a Resource Guide for Ramsey County. It has information about local agencies that support family well-being.  If you need support in any area - mental, physical, legal, or financial well-being, childcare and respite, and more - take a look! 

Family Care Binder
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Click here to download your own Family Care Binder. A Care Binder will make it easier for you to organize paperwork, keep track of changes, and share information with mental health professionals, doctors, child care, school, and other family members etc.

Online Library

Visit our Online Library to search our collection of written resources such as factsheets, stories, online booklets, and worksheets.