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Over the course of a lifetime everyone experiences emotional pain or distress.  And for approximately half of all people this distress may include a more serious mental health problem.  The purpose of The Northwestern Mental Health Center is to provide a full array of supportive, sensitive and professional services to the thousands of people in our area who will experience these issues at some point in their life.  Some of these problems include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family / Parenting / Marital issues
  • Loss and Grief
  • Stress
  • Chemical Dependency / Abuse
  • Work and relationship problems
  • Chronic Mental Illness / Psychosis
  • Abuse and Trauma issues
  • Crisis / Suicide
  • Child and Adolescent issues

Helping people to deal with these problems is a dedicated and experienced licensed professional / practitioner staff working in the areas of Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Education and other allied professions.  In a comfortable and inviting atmosphere, and following principals of strict confidentiality, people have the opportunity to address their problems and to achieve their individual goals.

Topics & Events

Nutrition Health & Wellness Fair 
   Tuesday, May 19, 2015
   4 pm - 7 pm
   Sanford SE Campus, 1720 Highway 59 S, Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Helpful Links

AFSP - Surviving Suicide Loss

Find a Support Group

Online Resources

Books We Recommend for Survivors

AFSP Survivor Outreach Program

International Survivors of Suicide Day

Crookston Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Website

NWMHC Northwestern Mental Health Center, in Crookston, MN has been with the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) for over 17 years, and in that time we've benefitted from 20 NHSC providers.  We serve six rural counties ... read more>>

Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc.
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday,
Evening Hours by Appointment
Program hours vary, please call the main office for details.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255) |

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Be a voice in the ongoing development of the NW Minnesota mental health system.  Join the Region One NW8 Adult Local Advisory Council.  Click here for more information.

MNsure - Now more individuals and families in Minnesota can get low cost or free health insurance...NAMI assists with enrollment >> read more 

NWMHC featured by National Health Service Corps (NHSC).

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