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.

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.

Youth Mental Health Supports
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Getting the right support can help to improve your child's mental health at home, at school, and in the community. But, it can be hard to find services and navigate systems on your own. This page includes contact info for school, county, and local agency supports. 

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, Get Moving! 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.  

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