Crisis Services

Crisis Services


If a person is a danger to self or others, call 9-1-1.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, intervention services are available for Washington County residents through Canvas Health by calling 651-777-5222. This phone line is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency crisis services at Canvas Health can include: phone resource information, home-based therapeutic intervention from the Mobile Crisis Unit, or utilization of the crisis clinic for emergency counseling located at the Oakdale office. Please call 651-777-5222 for more information.

A mental health crisis can include but is not limited to:
  • Anxiety
  • Feelings of depression
  • Hallucinations
  • Hopelessness
  • Panic attacks
  • Rapid mood swings
  • Suicidal feelings
It is important to remember that if you or someone you know feels unsafe or believes that there is a risk to self or others call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Emergency dispatch can call out an officer or a paramedic unit to conduct a health and welfare check. Many times, an officer can provide voluntary and involuntary transport to an emergency room for a psychiatric assessment.