The first step to making a referral to the Children's Mental Health Division is to contact the Itasca County Intake Social Worker at 218-327-2941 or 800-422-0312.
Upon contact, the Intake Social Worker will:
Take initial intake information.
Provide information on agencies to obtain a diagnostic assessment.
Receive supporting documentation from the schools, hospital, mental health professionals, and other pertinent sources
You may also reach out to other professionals for help such as:
County Social Worker
Local Mental Health Agency
School Social Worker
Information Needed for Referrals
The following information will need to be provided to successfully complete a referral:
A Mental Health Professional must complete a Children's Mental Health Case Management Referral based on a diagnostic assessment from the last 6 months. (Updates maybe requested if more information is needed)