Mental Health Resources

The Ministry Lab has compiled a list of resources for Talking with Children and Teens about Trauma. It includes surveys to help identify trauma or PTSD in children, teens and adults, tips on talking about big emotions, and mindfulness tools available online or through books.

Mental Health and the Coronavirus

If you or someone you know is experiencing increased anxiety or depression related to the Coronavirus, there is support. The county’s crisis lines continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Hennepin County 
Adults (18+): 612-596-1223
Children (17 and under): 612-348-2233

Ramsey County
Adults (18+): 651-266-7900
Children (17 and under): 651-266-7878 

The ELCA’s Disability Ministries looks forward to Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, highlighting disparities between therapist demographics and the populations they serve (86.3% of therapists are white) and they highlight congregations enacting Mental Health Ministry.

Get to know the Mobile Crisis Mental Health Services before there’s a crisis.


Empower youth to deal with stress, specifically due to COVID-19 with EmpowerU.

Mindful Schools shares free LIVE Mindfulness Classes for Kids (geared toward K-5) every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 – 10:30am PST. You can learn more about it here and watch their first episode!

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department offers tips on emotional well-being. There are lots of important links in this article!!