VandenBerge Middle School Counseling Resources


    Listed below is a sampling of a few counseling and family resources available in the Elk River area.  Please check with your current health insurance provider to determine if any of these resources are covered under your health care insurance policy.

    ADD/ADHD Diagnosis:

    Dr. Pete Sommers:  (763) 201-1090 (Maple Grove Area)

    Dr. Cynthia Johnson:  (651)308-3296  (Anoka Area)

    Innovative Psychological Consultants, Inc.:  (763) 416-4167 (Elk River)


    Crisis Hotline Information:  24 hour a day

    Central MN Crisis Line 1-800-635-8008 or 320-253-5555  Click here for a printable Mental Health Crisis flyer 

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-273-8255

    Crisis Text Line  Text MN to 741741 (Suicide Prevention Text Resource) Crisis Text Line is free, confidential and available 24/7/365

    National Runaway Safeline 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)

    Cyber Safety:

    Lots of good information on this topic found here

    Cyber Bullying

     Family Resources:

     Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN:  (320) 253-1616   or   Visit their website at:

     Rivers of Hope:  (763) 295-3433 (Monticello)

     Bridge for Runaway Youth (24 hours):  (612) 377-8800    OR    TXT4HELP (612) 400-SAFE (7233)

     Sexual Assault Rape Crisis Center: 1-800-237-5090

     Alcoholics Anonymous: (763)441-3770

    Health for Kids:

    Kids Health


    Abbott Northwestern Hospital   800 E. 28th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407

    ***Emergency- Age 12 and up, Impatient and partial hospitalization, Addiction

    Emergency Department- (612) 863-4233

    General- (612) 863-4000


     Mercy Hospital Coon Rapids: 4050 Coon Rapids BLVD. Coon Rapids, MN 55433

    (763) 236-6000

    Mercy Hospital Unity Campus (Fridley)- 550 Osborne Road NE, Fridley, MN 55432

    (763) 236-5000

     University of MN Medical Center Fairview  2132 S. Sixth St, Minneapolis, MN 55454

    ***24/7 Crisis Support/assessment/intervention for any age

    Behavioral Emergency Center- (612) 672-6600


    Mental Health Centers ~ Outpatient

    Accurate Home Care (Coon Rapids and Princeton) 866-214-3800

    Caritas Mental Health Clinic (St. Cloud): 320-650-1660

    Central MN Counseling Center (St. Cloud): 320-253-4321

    Clara’s House (St. Cloud): 320-203-4463

    Prairie Care (Brooklyn Park, Edina, Chaska, Maple Grove, Mpls)  952-826-8475 :  Mental health services for children and adolescents in a variety of locations, Inpatinet and Partial hospitalization, Intesive outpatient programs.  Needs Assessment: 1-888-9-Prairie

    Mental Health Centers ~ Inpatient

    Abbott-Northwestern (Mpls): 612-863-8633: 800 E. 28th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407 ***Emergency- Age 12 and up, Impatient and partial hospitalization, Addiction

    Emergency Department- (612) 863-4233  General- (612) 863-4000

    Fairview Riverside (Mpls): 612-672-6600

    Paragon Residential Treatment (Maple Grove): 952-826-8402

    Prairie St. John’s (Mntnka): 952-230-9110

    United(St. Paul): 1-866-603-0016

    Mercy Hospital - Unity Clinic (Fridley) 1-866-603-0016

    Clara's House: 1-320-229-4950

     Mobile Crisis Services by County:

    Anoka County Residents- (763) 755-3801

    Hennepin County Residents- (612) 348-2233

    Sherburne County Residents- (763) 765-4000

     Additional Crisis Resources

    Crisis Counseling Hotline (24 hours):  1-800-635-8008

    Crisis Connection:  (612) 379-6363

    National Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-8255

    S.T.A.R.S. Four County Crisis Response Team:  1-800-635-8008 (crisis)

    Sherburne County Guide to Mental Health for Children and Families:  This is a comprehensive resource guide of services and resources offered in and out of Sherburne County.   

     Stress Management

    Calm app

    Change to Chill

    Virtual Calming Corner


    Ascend Family Institute (Rogers) 763-244-4900

    Bridging Hope (Rogers and Buffalo): 763-291-5505

    Central MN Mental Health Center (Elk River): 763-441-3770    (763)295-4001 (Monticello)    

    Crisis Connection Minneaplolis:  ((612)379-6363

    DBT and EMDR Specialists (Elk River): 763-412-0722

    Fairview Northland Counseling Center (Elk River): 763-241-5870 (763) 389-6326 (Princeton)    

    Family Life Mental Health Center:  (763) 427-7964  (Coon Rapids)

    Family Prospective Resources:  (763) 367-6090 (Big Lake)

    Hardy & Stephens Counseling Associates (Elk River): 763-633-5111

    Healing Therapeutic Services:  (763) 427-2590 (Ramsey)

    Innovative Psychological Consultants (Maple Grove): 763-416-4167

    Inside Out Life Development:  (612) 750-0011

    Kern Counseling Associates:  (763) 428-4902 (Rogers)

    Lutheran Social Services (Big Lake & Buffalo): 1-320-251-7700

    Maple Grove Counseling Center:  (763) 494-8699

    Northwest Family Counseling : 763-220-2312

    Northwinds Counseling Services (Rogers): 763-424-1888

    Nystrom & Associates (Otsego): 763-746-9492, (763) 308-8556 (Big Lake),   (763) 402-9922 (Maple Grove)

    Pathways Psychological Services (Elk River): 763-241-8157

    Prevail Counseling (Ramsey): 763-427-2590

    Serenity Circle Counseling:  (612) 701-9689  (Elk River)

    S.T.A.R.S. Four County Crisis Response Team:  1-800-635-8008 (crisis)  1-320-257-6088 (general information)

    The Creative Therapy Center (Elk River) 763-274-0510

    The Village Family Services (St. Cloud): 1-320-251-7700



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