• 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
    763-506-1161

    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.