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CRISIS & MENTAL HEALTH Resources
988 Suicide& Crisis Lifeline
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 200 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices. More information and chat services available at https://988lifeline.org/chat/
Crisis Text Line- Text "HOME" to 741741
How It Works
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
Domestic Abuse and Violence Hotline (866) 223-1111 TEXT (612) 399-9995
One Call for Help Statewide
One Call, One Result: Your Safety. If you’re being hurt or abused, The Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline 1.866.223.1111 assists you to get help, get safe and get support. One call connects you with an advocate trained in supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking who can help you find a shelter and the services you need in your area. Dial 1.866.223.1111
Mental Health Crisis Response Numbers- Meeker County (800) 992-1716
TEXT the crisis team at CRISIS (274747)
When to Contact Our Mobile Team
When Our Services Are Not the Right Fit
|- Increased depression||- Attempted or at high risk of suicide (Call 911)|
|- Suicidal thoughts or self-harm thoughts||- High risk of aggression or violence (Call 911)|
|- Increased anxiety or panic attacks||- Needs medical treatment or transportation|
|- If you are feeling overwhelmed and don't know what to do||- Requires physical restraint|
|- Parent/Child Conflict||- Intoxicated or criminal behavior|
|- Out of control behavior that does not need physical intervention|
|- Need supports for life stressors that are impacting your mental health|
Woodland Centers Mobile Crisis Teams (24 hours) (800) 432-8781
Woodland Centers Mobile Crisis Response Team
We are a mental health crisis response team that responds to adults, youth, and families in their homes or community locations. We respond to urgent crisis situations 24/7/365. Our goal is to have a trained crisis staff member arrive within 45 minutes of your phone call. If you are not safe to wait, call 911 immediately.
CALL US AT 800-432-8781 TO GET HELP NOW.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Phone (24 hours) (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Veteran's Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 or TEXT 838255
Should I Call The Lifeline?
No matter what problems you’re dealing with, whether or not you’re thinking about suicide if you need someone to lean on for emotional support, call the Lifeline. People call to talk about lots of things: substance abuse, economic worries, relationships, sexual identity, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and loneliness, to name a few.
Talking with someone about your thoughts and feelings can save your life.
Safe Avenues- Domestic Violence (800) 792-4210 or (320) 593-0876
Safe Avenues provides domestic and sexual violence victim advocacy to 7 primary counties in Southwestern Minnesota. We provide emergency shelter for a larger 18 county area covering the lower Southwestern corner of Minnesota. In addition, we provide safe parenting time services for families in need.
Women's Advocates Domestic Abuse Crisis Line (651) 227-8284
Women’s Advocates’ crisis line is answered by trained advocates who provide support and referrals for individuals who are:
- in need of emergency shelter
- in a domestic abuse situation and don’t know what to do
- looking for general legal information or referrals
- looking for resources to find safe housing options
- in need of someone to talk to
Don’t have access to a telephone? You can reach our trained Crisis Resource Advocate at firstname.lastname@example.org. The option to text 911 is now available statewide in Minnesota and other states. You can also explore our Online Resource Hub with national and local resources.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
To increase awareness of suicide prevention, mental health & wellness through advocacy, education and outreach.
1. Continuing Education Conference for Professionals
2. Educational & Outreach Events for Schools and Communities
3. Suicide Loss Bereavement Support Group
Bounce Back Project
Together we will bounce back! To help you be resilient and stay encouraged during this difficult time, we've provided timely and useful "Stay at Home" resources for people of all ages and situations.
Woodland Centers Therapy 320-693-7221 or Toll Free (888) 281-0243
Outpatient therapy services are available to adults and children, families, and couples who are experiencing a loss, life change, or wanting to manage mental health issues through therapy and improved coping and management. We offer diagnostic assessments, psychological testing, treatment planning, and therapy in order to effectively address a variety of needs.
Centra Care Clinics Mental Health (320) 255-6677
CentraCare Behavioral Health has prepared a team of mental health providers who are available to provide an appointment very quickly, potentially the same or next day. Our hope is to be able to help people work through the changes and stressors that COVID-19 has presented as soon as possible.
Video visits with our team of therapists are available to children and adults and a referral is not needed. Schedule a video visit to address stress, coping, and mental health concerns by calling 320-255-6677. Established patients are encouraged to connect with their care team as well.
Make the Connection (for Veterans)
Make the Connection connects Veterans, their families and friends, and other supporters to mental health information and hundreds of videos of Veterans sharing their inspiring stories of recovery. The site is free to use and accessible to everyone.
Listing of Psychological Testing Service Providers
Lighthouse Counseling (855) 454-2463
Mental Health Counseling from a Faith-based perspective is essential for people who are struggling with emotional, mental and spiritual difficulties or for people who have difficulty achieving joy, peace, or fulfillment in life. It ensures our clients the full respect they deserve and the assurance we will work hard to help their family succeed without the fear of judgment. We accept our clients wherever they are at in this journey of life.
Pathways Therapeutic Services 320-693-9053
Wellness in the Woods- Virtual Peer Support Network
Wellness in the Woods is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides programs and activities centered on advocacy, education, and expanding statewide peer networks.
Their Virtual Peer Support Network is available on Zoom from 10 am to 4 pm daily. The program is facilitated by 2 Certified Peer or Recovery Peer Specialists that have lived experience with either mental health or substance use challenges. This is a safe, small group setting, that you can be yourself and being yourself is encouraged!
They have some fun activities, lots of discussions, meditations, LGBTQ+ sessions, and tons more. There really is something for everyone and absolutely everyone is welcome, we are 100% inclusive and really enjoy learning new things from the attendees, so cultural diversity is very welcomed and honored here.
They are aware that trying a new thing, especially on video can be a bit scary, so we make sure that there is no pressure to participate, you are welcome to simply log on to check it out until you are comfortable to join in. We welcome other Peer Specialists as well! VPSN offers community support through shared life experience and we look forward to you, or someone you love, being a part of that.
For more information about their Virtual Peer Support Network click here.
Mental Health Helpline (800) 862-1799
Whether you’re looking for information about mental health programs and services that might help you or a loved one or just need to know more about the options, we’re here to help. Our Mental Health Helpline can provide you with the information and referrals you need, help you determine the next steps, and directly connect you to services in communities across the state of Minnesota. We also provide tools and resources that support mental health recovery and wellness.
Moms Supporting Moms
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline
SAMHSA's National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration works to improve substance abuse and mental health treatment services to those who are most in need of them. www.samhsa.gov
Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health (800) 528-4511
Families here in Minnesota, as well as around the country and world, are navigating through ongoing uncertainty, stress, and trauma as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources on our page are designed to help families and professionals support both their own mental health as well as the mental health of the children in their care as this public health crisis unfolds.
Minnesota COVID Cares- (833) HERE4MN or (833) 437-3466
Free telephone support 9 am- 9 pm daily
Centra Care Conversational Phone Line (866) 777-0250 Open 9 am - 4 pm Monday- Friday
#StayConnectedMN- Mental Health Awareness Month
Now, more than ever, we need to find ways to stay connected to ourselves, our loved ones, and our community. No one should feel alone or without support.
This Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM), we are highlighting messages that can be shared with employees, organizations, groups, and people on the continued importance of staying connected, caring for oneself, and knowing what resources are available to you.
All organizations and people are invited to use the toolkit. Service organizations, non-profits, businesses, local health departments, faith-based organizations, or schools can all join in.
Use the hashtags #StayConnectedMN and #MHAM to follow along.
For more posts, emails, and messages, check out our #StayConnectedMN Toolkit, which focuses on mental well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY RESOURCES & RECOVERY SUPPORT
Woodland Centers Substance Use Programs and Detox (320) 693-7221 or (320) 235-4613
Woodland Centers Substance Use Program is committed to providing quality services to individuals seeking recovery, wellness, and hope. Professionals provide consultations, substance use evaluations, individual and family counseling, group outpatient programming, treatment of co-occurring disorders, treatment coordination, and referrals for additional services. Woodland Centers Substance Use Program has mental health professionals who can provide individuals mental and behavioral supports throughout their treatment process. Individuals currently involved in a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program are welcome to participate in the Woodland Centers Substance Use outpatient program.
New Beginnings of Litchfield (320) 693-2461
Our outpatient recovery centers provide quality treatment, lifetime recovery, and personal care to help individuals get the support they need while remaining in the community. Clients are able to maintain family, work, and personal commitments while attending treatment and pursuing their personal recovery goals.
Celebrate Recovery at Cornerstone Church in Litchfield (320) 593-7971
Mondays 6-8 pm | Litchfield Site
Celebrate Recovery (CR) is not a standard 12-step addiction program but instead is for anyone who desires to get past their hurts, habits, and hang-ups, including the challenges of anxiety and various degrees of depression.
CR was developed by Saddleback Church in 1991 and has been growing ever since. Thousands of churches are now using this approach to encourage community and to celebrate God’s healing power in our lives as we work our way along the road to recovery. We are changed as we share our experiences, strengths, and hopes with one another, and become willing to accept God’s grace and forgiveness in solving our life’s problems. We use the classic 12 steps as they relate to a biblical passage and also incorporate 8 key principles based on the beatitudes. By working through the principles, we grow spiritually and are set free from our hurts, habits, and hang-ups. This freedom creates peace, joy, and most importantly personal relationships with others and our savior, Jesus Christ.
6:30 pm - Worship
7:00pm - Group Time
A comprehensive site on abuse and addiction with free resources on alcohol and other drugs
Up-to-date, accurate, evidence-based information related to addiction, substance abuse, mental health, and treatment including a directory of accredited service providers.
Virtual Meetings: www.aa-intergroup.org
Directions: For online AA meetings click on the blue “Go” under “Online Meeting Directory“
"Pause A While” is hosting a free conference call for AA meetings – 2 p.m. every day, Dial-in number: (425) 436-6360…access code: 422932# *If any extra help is needed for the “Pause A While” AA meetings contact: email@example.com
In The Rooms
Hosting both NA and AA meetings. Directions: Go to the site, scroll down on the main page till you see a list of different meetings, topics, and schedules.
Narcotics Anonymous Virtual Meetings
Online/Phone Meetings: www.virtual-na.org
Directions: From the “Home” page, hold the mouse over the “For Our Members” tab and click on “Virtual Meetings” and make your choice from that web page. See instructions and guidelines on page
SMART Recovery Online Recovery Meetings
To sign in or register for online community and online meetings. Also, to find online reading SMART materials.
Women for Sobriety Online Support
Women For Sobriety (WFS) is both an organization and a self-help program (also called the New Life Program) for women with Substance Use Disorders. Founded in 1975, it was the first national self-help program for addiction recovery developed to address the unique needs of women. Based upon the thirteen Acceptance Statements, the New Life Program is one of positivity that encourages emotional and spiritual growth. The New Life Program has been extremely effective in helping women to overcome their Substance Use Disorders and learn a wholly new lifestyle. As a recovery program, it can stand alone or be used along with other recovery supports simultaneously.
NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. For over 40 years, NAMI Minnesota has worked to promote the development of community mental health programs and services, change public attitudes about mental illnesses, improve access to services, and increase opportunities for recovery.