Mental Health Center

COVID-19 Update - 5/17/2021 8 AM

As COVID-19 safety guidelines change SCMHC will continue to provide all of our services through a combination of in-person and telemedicine as determined by federal and state directives and transition plans. 

New Clients should call the Mental Health Center Intake at 952-496-8481 during business hours  to schedule an Initial Telemedicine appointment.

Scott County Mental Health Center shares in and recognizes our community’s grief and trauma during the past weeks. 

We stand in solidarity with our communities of color and all historically marginalized groups against racism, hatred and injustice of all kinds. We know that experiencing and witnessing horrendous events such as those of the past weeks often results in tr​auma, anxiety and depression. As your community mental health center we strive to be a place of healing, respect and safety for all. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that honors the diversity of all individuals, groups and families

The Mental Health Center is an outpatient community mental health clinic which provides diagnostic assessment, therapy and consultation services to the residents of Scott County.

Emotional Behavioral Health

Mental health is as necessary as physical health. Mental health struggles can affect our life and the lives of those around us. There is help to increase positive Mental Health and live a mentally healthy life.

Making Appointments

Therapy or crisis appointments
  • You may call Mental Health Center Intake at 952-496-8481 during business hours to schedule an appointment. Same day crisis appointments available.
  • Before or after business hours, a message may be left on the Mental Health Center Intake team confidential voicemail at 952-496-8481.  Your call will be returned the following business day.

Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health Crisis  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM call 952-496-8481 for crisis appointment during business hours.  4:30 PM to 8:00 AM call 952-818-3702 for Scott County Crisis Response mobile services.

In a life-threatening emergency call 911.

 A mental health crisis can include but is not limited to:
  • Talking about hurting self or others
  • Self-injury, but not needing immediate medical attention
  • Emotionally distraught, very depressed, angry or anxious
  • Highly unpredictable or unusual behavior