• Overview of Anoka-Hennepin's school-based mental health program

    Headway Emotional Health ServicesPeople Incorporated, and Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being contract with the district to provide onsite, year-round:

    • Early intervention.
    • Crisis management.
    • Screening.
    • Diagnostic assessment.
    • Individual and family therapy.
    • Mental health professional development training for school staff.
    • Mental health service coordination.
    • Mental health consultation for parents/staff.

    Any parent/guardian or school staff can make a referral. You can make a referral by calling or emailing the mental health professional at one of the *designated sites. View the mental health services staff directory.


    If immediate mental health assistance is needed, please call 911. 

  • Meet the staff 

    Nita Kumar
    Dr. Nita Kumar

    As the district's Mental Health Consultant, Nita Kumar, PhD, LMFT and LPCC, provides oversight for mental health programming, policy and procedures.

    Have questions about the district's school-based mental health programming? Contact Dr. Kumar at 763-506-1161.