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.
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.
Free Service for Healthcare Workers, First Responders, & Essential Personnel.
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 Move Minnesota is a new online magazine and podcast created by youth to raise awareness about mental health.
“Coping with Covid” support group.
Hosting Emotional and Spiritual Care Hotline, Call 1-877-220-4195 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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.
Offering telehealth services for new and established patients.
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.
Free online classes for the general public, including self-care, dealing with stress caused by COVID-19, children’s mental health, and more.
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.
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
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.
Provides a peer-to-peer approach to mental health recovery, support and wellness.