Mental Health Resources

CDC Recommended Resources for Families

Ideas for Helping Children Cope with Emergencies and Disasters: https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/helping-children-cope.html 

Ideas for ways you and your kids can de-stress during the Coronavirus: https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-you-and-your-kids-can-de-stress-during-coronavirus


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 Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC) is offering two excellent online trainings in early May:


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


MINDFULNESS & MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICES TO SHARE WITH YOUR CONGREGATION

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!!