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Mental Health Center

PROVIDING ASSESSMENT, THERAPY AND CONSULTATION SERVICES TO THE RESIDENTS OF SCOTT COUNTY

  • What is the Scott County Mental Health Center?
  • What are the Services provided at the Mental Health Center?
  • Who may benefit from individual, family, or group therapy?
  • What other Services are available through the Mental Health Center?
  • How are referrals made?
  • What are the fees?
  • Where is the Mental Health Center located?

WHAT IS THE SCOTT COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER?

The Mental Health Center provides mental health services for children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing problems or coping with mental health concerns. The staff includes licensed clinical psychologists, consulting psychiatrists and clinical social workers. Individual, couples, family or group therapy are available through the Mental Health Center. The Mental Health Center is a licensed, Rule 29 clinic.

WHAT ARE THE SERVICES PROVIDED AT THE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER?

  • Individual, Couples and Family therapy and counseling.
  • Group therapy: A variety of therapy groups are available at the Mental Health Center. Individuals may call the Mental Health Center to ask about current groups.
  • Medication/psychiatric consultations.
  • Crisis intervention and emergency assessments.
  • Mental health diagnosis and evaluations including clinical interviews, mental status examinations and psychological testing.
  • Consultation services to schools, Court Services, hospitals and other community programs and agencies.
  • Community Education: a variety of educational topics are provided through the Mental Health Center. Topics could include issues in parenting, stepfamilies, mental illness and other mental health concerns.
  • Emergency Services.
    • You may call Mental Health Center Intake at 952-496-8481 and be seen by a therapist the same day.
    • Before 8:00 AM and after 4:30 PM, call 952-442-7601 for emergency mental health services.
    • In a life-threatening emergency call 911.

WHO MAY BENEFIT FROM INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY OR GROUP THERAPY?

  • Individuals and families who are coping with a variety of losses, changes or transitions.
  • Individuals coping with depression, anxiety or other mental health problems.
  • Individuals who are experiencing a serious mental illness.
  • Individuals and families experiencing relationship problems and conflicts.
  • Parents and guardians of children or teenagers who are experiencing difficulties.
  • Children and teenagers having problems with family or peer relationships, school, depression, irritability or other mental health problems.

WHAT OTHER SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER?

  • Adult Day Treatment Services are group therapies and individual therapy for adults who are experiencing long term, serious mental illness.
  • Parent Education Group- a six week educational program for parents, foster parents, educators and guardians.
  • DBT Skills Training Group, and Anger Management Groups for men and women are available.

HOW ARE REFERRALS MADE?

  • Referral sources may include: self referrals, health plans, Case Managers, Court Services, Child Protection, Employment and Training Counselors, or individual psychotherapists.
  • Individuals interested in mental health services may call Mental Health Center Intake at 952-496-8481.

WHAT ARE THE FEES?

Scott County Mental Health Center is a provider for most health plans including Medical Assistance and Medicare. For those without insurance, a sliding fee based on income is available to Scott County residents.

WHERE IS THE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER LOCATED?

The Mental Health Center is housed in the Government Center (East Building) in Shakopee on the Third Floor at 200 Fourth Avenue West, Shakopee, Minnesota 55379.

Contact Information
County Main Number
(952) 445-7750
(952) 496-8170 (TTY)
Health and Human Services
(952) 445-7751
(952) 496-8430 (FAX)
Mental Health
(952) 445-7751
(952) 496-8355 (FAX)
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