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“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.”

Fred Rogers

Mental Health

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.

Feeling overwhelmed, anxious or stressed? Change to Chill offers free online mental health resources for teens designed to help them learn how to relax and integrate healthy habits into their lifestyle. Whether you are a teen yourself, a mentor or a parent, explore our mindfulness guides and stress management activities to help yourself and others soothe their minds and Change to Chill. Orono Schools is a partner with Change to Chill.

Caring professionals committed to helping change lives and building community. Relate is a nonprofit mental health center that has been making a difference in our community for more than 50 years!

Walk-In Counseling Center helps thousands of people–individuals, couples and families–stabilize and resolve emotional issues by providing free, anonymous counseling in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

Our mission is to nurture every child and family’s well-being and full potential through transformative children’s mental health care. Washburn Center for Children is the state’s leading children’s mental health center, caring for a wide variety of children’s needs such as: attention deficit disorders, trauma, behavioral problems, anxiety, learning difficulties and depression.

Grief

Our Mission is to provide caring grief support and education for all adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. The West Suburban Grief Coalition provides a safe, non-threatening environment where people may share and understand feelings of grief and move forward with their lives. Find a meeting location near you.

Grief & Loss

We serve young families facing the loss of a parent due to terminal illness with resources and relationships for each family member. One of the programs includes Hope@Home Groups, who exist to provide on-going care and support for each member of the family. These one hour Zoom calls range are available for everyone (kids/teens, diagnosis-specific, life after loss, caregivers) and meet weekly for three weeks out of the month.

Our mission is to be a complete resource center on abuse in nursing homes and to offer any help possible.

Alzheimer’s/ Dementia Support

A few resources include:

Alcoholics Anonymous

Greater Minneapolis Intergroup is here to help anyone who has a drinking problem. Our sole purpose is to carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous and to be of service to AAA group meets weekly on Monday nights at Trinity at 7pm.

Domestic Abuse

Sojourner is, located in Hopkins, and provides hope, safety, and support to those victimized by violence and abuse.

Missions Inc. is here to help, offering safe shelter, safety planning services and emotional support through its two Home Free programs. Home Free Shelter serves female identifying survivors and their children; and the Home Free Community Program, provides domestic assault intervention and legal advocacy services in northwest Hennepin County. All services are free and confidential.