Crisis Connection is a non-profit agency that provides free and confidential 24-hour counseling to callers throughout Minnesota, free of charge. Call 1-866-379-6363.
Crisis Text Line
Free support at your fingertips, 24/7. Sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Crisis Text Line is Minnesota's new text-based suicide prevention and mental health crisis service. Text MN to 741741 to be connected with a trained counselor who will help you and connect you to local resources. Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in all parts of the state.
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. NAMI Minnesota offers education, support, and advocacy. NAMI Minnesota has started web-based support groups for people living with mental illness. On the landing page click JOIN button and fill out the necessary information. Once you have created an online account, you can register for support groups by logging into your account and clicking on the “Meeting Calendar” tab. Find a support group you would like to attend and click on the REGISTER button. Participants will need a device like a computer with a microphone and optional webcam, a tablet, or a smartphone.
- Young Adult WebConnect for ages 18-30 (2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month 7:00pm-8:30pm)
- WebConnect Support Groups for adults (Wednesdays 8:30-10:00pm)
National and International Resources
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). It is the only national suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource funded by the Federal Government.
eCHECKUP TO GO is a brief confidential self-assessment tool, designed to give students personalized feedback about their alcohol use. The assessment takes about 10 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor and/or administrator. Take online self-assessment.
The Movement for Global Mental Health is a network of individuals and organizations to improve services for people living with mental health problems and psychosocial disabilities worldwide, especially in low- and middle-income countries where effective services are often scarce. Two principles are fundamental to the Movement: scientific evidence and human rights.
Welcome to the Mental Health Innovation Network (MHIN). We’re a community of mental health innovators - researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, service user advocates, and donors from around the world - sharing innovative resources and ideas to promote mental health and improve the lives of people with mental, neurological and substance use disorders.
We can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Whether you're feeling good right now, or really low, it's a safe place to share experiences and listen to others.
The World Health Organization Mental Health program is an online platform which brings together a range of country and international resources, covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development