Case Management services are provided for adults with a serious and persistent mental illness. Polk County provides direct and contracted case management services, based on the needs of the consumer. Case Management services may be requested by calling 218-281-3127.
Community Support Services
Community Support Services, which include outreach, crisis assistance, medication monitoring, benefits assistance, assistance in independent living skills, psychosocial rehabilitation, education, employability and housing support are available through Polk County. For information, call 218-281-3127.
Polk County provides crisis assistance and referrals to crisis facilities. Mental Health Center staff may be contacted at 218-281-3940. During night-time hours or weekends, crisis calls will be received at 1-800-282-5005. For emergency situations, phone 9-1-1.
Polk County screens all individuals who are being petitioned for civil commitment, a process by which the Court determines that an individual’s mental illness or chemical dependence is causing them to be a danger to themselves or others. Individuals who are placed under civil commitment may be treated in a community or regional hospital, or receive intensive community-based care during this time of acute need.