Crisis Resources
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A child's mental health crisis can be scary. Without intervention, a crisis can quickly become an emergency. Click here for information on the Child Crisis Response team. There are also helpful tips on how to deescalate (calm down) your child and what to do if you have to call the police.

Youth Mental Health Agencies
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This page has a searchable list of local agencies that offer mental health and wellbeing supports. 

NEW during COVID: find IN-PERSON and AVAILABLE NOW (no wait times) services.

Hospitalization

Sometimes, hospitalization is necessary because it is the best way to help your child. Click here for links to hospitals in MN with acute mental health units for youth and adolescents. Additional information on hospitalization can be found by searching our online library.

Mental Health 101 Blog

Mental health is a good thing!  But, untreated mental health disorders can impair thinking, feeling and/or behavior. Learn more about wellbeing, healthy development, mental health disorders, and treatment. 

Basic Needs & Other Resources
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Managing a child with a mental health disorder can be a full time job! Families often experience additional challenges related to money, jobs, housing, physical health, insurance, legal issues etc. ​Search this page for agencies that support youth and family wellbeing.

Community Bulletin Board
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Each Bulletin Board is updated with local and time-sensitive resources such as Mental Health, Free Food, Basic Needs, Parenting/Co-Parenting, Fun Activities, and Trainings. 

3 Boards- Adult, Teen, and Youth

 

Family Care Organizer
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A Family Care Organizer will make it easier for you to organize paperwork, keep track of changes, and share information with mental health professionals, doctors, child care, school, and other family members etc.

Online Library
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Visit our Online Library to search our collection of written resources such as factsheets, stories, online booklets, and worksheets.  

Resource Fairs and Events
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Several times per year, we hold Resource Fairs and other virtual Resource Events such as online Scavenger Hunts. Visit this page to find out when the next event will be!  Did you miss an event? That's OK!  Visit this page to find a list of agencies and resources from our most recent event.