Mental Health + Wellness

Mental Health + Wellness

This section includes resources that provide access to health services, with a focus on mental health in response to social isolation during COVID.

The Walk-In Counseling Center

Provides 100% free professional counseling online and by phone.

Adult Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-266-7900.

Children’s Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-266-7878.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233.

Minnesota Mental Health Helpline: 800-862-1799.

Mental health experts and CHW, and community organizers are sharing culturally appropriate mental health messages in these videos. 
(English, Hmong, Spanish, Somali)

COVID Care support service

Free Service for Healthcare Workers, First Responders, & Essential Personnel.

Ramsey County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative

Working across systems and with families to support children’s mental health. Ramsey County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative offers text support. Text (800) 565-2575 to get connected with us.

Youth Voices of Experience

Youth Move Minnesota is a new online magazine and podcast created by youth to raise awareness about mental health. 

Aris Clinic

“Coping with Covid” support group. 

The Salvation Army

Hosting Emotional and Spiritual Care Hotline, Call 1-877-220-4195 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Community Dental Care

East Saint Paul Clinic 651-774-2959 Quality dental care and preventive education for all ages (infants, children and adults).


Providing telehealth services and no face-to-face appointments during the shelter-in-place order.

Prairie Care

Offering telehealth services for new and established patients.

Minnesota COVID Response

State agencies are working together to ensure these services are available, and they are also connecting people with private organizations that can provide support. This includes telemedicine resources (which replace clinic visits) and other well-being supports to help families and individuals cope.

NAMI Minnesota 

Free online classes for the general public, including self-care, dealing with stress caused by COVID-19, children’s mental health, and more.

NAMI Minnesota Support Groups

On-Line Support Groups offer a safe, respectful way for people to attend via zoom. You will need to register for your support group before attending. You will received an email with link to join the zoom meeting. For general support group questions, please call 651-645-2948.

Change to Chill

Health Powered Kids

A guide to managing mental stress and anxiety for anyone who may feel stress or anxiety about COVID-19“Manage Anxiety & Stress.” Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 2020.

The Jed Foundation Tips for Self-Care and Managing Stress

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (English, Spanish, and Chinese versions available).

Child Mind Institute Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Ten free mental health apps

Minnesota Care Partners

Offering telehealth options for all services, for those who have insurance.

Juniper Programs – Juniper is helping communities across Minnesota create a culture of health, where prevention and wellness are the norm. Our programs give you the tools you need to take control of your own health and manage in a way that works best for you and your life. Juniper programs provide education, fitness instruction, and self-care strategies for participants; they do not replace clinical care provided by doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. Our evidence-based programs help people across the state experience improved wellness and quality of life.

The Minnesota Warmline

Provides a peer-to-peer approach to mental health recovery, support and wellness.