Mental Health Unit

The St. Paul Police Department is a committed partner in encouraging and supporting mental health and wellness.

Specialized officers conduct proactive and reactive services citywide in an effort to connect citizens in need of services with available community resources.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, Dial 911. If you need assistance with connecting with resources, you may call the Mental Health Unit at 651-266-5840.



Our community has a number of services which may be useful to those in need of mental health resources.

  • Ramsey County Crisis:  651-266-7900
  • Children’s Mental Health: 651-266-7878
  • Veteran’s Crisis Line:  1-800-273-8255

Ramsey County Adult Mental Health Urgent Care Center, 402 E. University.


Crisis Intervention Team (CIT):

If you are in need of an on-duty officer specializing in mental health, call 651-291-1111 to request a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) trained officer respond to your call for service.
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Did you know?:

1 in 5 people will experience a mental health disorder in their lifetime.  Do not suffer in silence, help is available.  Visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) website (

The St. Paul Police Department is a proud participant of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) One Mind pledge.  The One Mind Campaign seeks to ensure successful interactions between police officers and persons affected by mental illness. The initiative focuses on united local communities, public safety organizations, and mental health organizations so that the three become "of one mind."
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