Community Mental Health Resources

Local organizations with MH Resources:

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Crisis Resources

Children’s Mental Health Sherburne County offers voluntary services to families who qualify, and who are needing services to support their children’s mental health. 

 

Four County Crisis Response Team The Sherburne County Crisis Response Team can travel to homes or community locations in the four-county area to help individuals in crisis cope with immediate stressors. The team can do suicide assessment, safety planning, coping skills education and make appropriate referrals. 

 

Crisis Text Line  You will be connected with a crisis counselor who can support you with any painful emotions, not just thoughts of suicide. The service is free, confidential, and available 24/7.

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A national network of local crisis centers that provides emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The service is free, confidential, and available 24/7. 

 

The Trevor Project: A crisis service aimed at supporting LGBTQ youth. The service is free, confidential, and available 24/7.

Support Groups:

Sherburne County Community Support Program (CSP) is a group designed for adults living with a mental health condition residing in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright Counties. 

https://cmmhc.org/services/csp/

 

Sherburne County Parent Support Group is for parents and caregivers of children with challenging behaviors.

RSVP to Sue Schmieg: 763-283-1838 or smithspan@gmail.com

 

Minnesota Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Support Groups: 

https://mentalhealthmn.org/support/support-groups/

 

NAMI Minnesota Support Groups

https://namimn.org/support/

 

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), grief support groups for those who have lost a friend or family member to suicide

https://save.org/what-we-do/grief-support/find-a-support-group/

 

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota is designed for families and practitioners to provide support, advocacy, and awareness during and after a pregnancy. Resources include a helpline, virtual support groups, peer support, and crisis resources. 

https://ppsupportmn.org/

 

Find a LGBTQ Therapy Support Group in Minnesota: 

http://www.lgbttherapists.org/

Mental Health Education/Advocacy:

The Arc Minnesota - https://arcminnesota.org/

Autism Society of Minnesota - https://ausm.org/

Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents - https://behavioralinstitute.org/

Children’s Home Society and Family Services - https://chlss.org/

Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota - https://www.epilepsyfoundationmn.org/

The Joy Project - http://joyproject.org/

Learning Disabilities Association of Minnesota - https://www.ldaminnesota.org/community-programs

Mental Health Minnesota - https://mentalhealthmn.org/

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health - https://macmh.org/

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) - https://www.pacer.org/

Tourette Syndrome Association of America, MN Chapter – https://tourette.org/chapter/mn/

Tubman – Providing Safety, Hope, and Healing - https://www.tubman.org/

Military, Veterans, and Family Services

VA Mobile Mental Health - aims to improve the health of veteran patients by providing technologies that will expand care beyond the traditional office visit. https://www.myvaapps.com/

 

Veterans Crisis Line - This is a free confidential crisis hotline for all veterans, service members, national guard reserve, and family members and friends. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, Text 838255, or Chat Online

https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

Lutheran Social Services - has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Vartan’s Affairs (MDVA) to support military members, veterans, and their families in maintaining their well-being through a program called C.O.R.E. – Counseling and Case Management, Outreach, Referral and Education. C.O.R.E. offers free services statewide for eligible veterans, military members, and their families including Behavioral Health Counseling, Case Management, Financial Counseling, Homeless Initiative, and Support Groups. Call LSS Behavioral health Services at 1.888.881.8261 with any questions. To contact us regarding C.O.R.E. services, call 1.844.577.2673

 

SAFE Project - Dedicated to connecting veterans, active duty service members, their families and caregivers to the resources they need to combat substance use disorder. 

https://www.safeproject.us/veterans/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw4ImEBhDFARIsAGOTMj-eGn27N-cITga_iZluBoeBgSrHHd3lF9sQLguuIzNI8hgIqbiBnDUaAi8WEALw_wcB

Books:

For adults with anxiety, depression, or related disorders: 

 

https://www.adavic.org.au/files/cms/Booklist/booklist_adavic_updated_2013.pdf


 

Children and youth that have a theme of parental mental health:

 

Sally Warner

How to be a Real Person in Just One Day

 

Gretchen Kellbaughm and Coral Nault

Can I Catch a Cold? A Story to Help Children Understand a Parents Depression

 

Bebe Moore Campbell

Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry

 

Steven Keewatin Sanderson and Sean Muir

Just a Story 

 

For Teenagers and Young Adults: 

 

Tim Bowler

Frozen Fire

 

Sonya Sones

What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy

 

Samantha Schutz

I Don’t Want to be Crazy

 

Sylvia Nasar

A Beautiful Mind

 

Joanne Greenberg

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden