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Mental Health


The information below is provided by the CARE Education Team.

Listed resources are specific to Minnesota, but not exhaustive. By providing this information, Hennepin Technical College does not assume responsibility for the quality provided by the agencies or websites.

24/7 Crisis Response

COPE (Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies)

Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies (COPE) provides emergency intervention services 24-hours a day, 7 days per week, when an adult is experiencing an emotional crisis that threatens their personal safety

HCMC Acute Psychiatric Services

The Acute Psychiatric Services (APS) center serves those in emotional crisis with 24-hour, seven-day-a-week crisis counseling, assessment, and referral.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Text HOME to 741741

SAVE (Suicide Awareness and Voices of Education)

SAVE was one of the nation’s first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Our work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide. Through raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, we know we can SAVE lives.


Mental Health Guide for College Students

As a college student, it's crucial to stay mentally healthy. This guide offers some real, tangible things you can do right now to take charge of your mental health and live your best life with tips for self-care and guidance on where to find on- and off-campus resources and some of the unique mental health challenges that COVID-19 has presented for college students and what you can do about it.

Navigating Mental Health Issues in College: A Comprehensive Guide

Free online guide by of the most common types of mental health issues affecting students. 

BIPOC (Black and Indigenous People of Color)

BEAM (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective)

BEAM is a collective of advocates, yoga teachers, artists, therapists, lawyers, religious leaders, teachers, psychologists and activists committed to the emotional/mental health and healing of Black communities. Our mission is to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. We do this through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts.

Black Men Heal

Healed Men Heal Men Mission is to provide access to mental health treatment, psycho-education, and community resources to men of color.

Indian Health Board

Indian Health Board of Minneapolis is your community health care clinic providing access to quality health care and wellness services. We believe the best care happens when we listen and work together.

The Steve Fund (Mental Health Support for BIPOC Students)

The Steve Fund is dedicated to the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained Crisis Counselor will receive the text and respond to you quickly to provide support.


Relate Counseling Center

Relate Counseling Center is a nonprofit community-based mental health center. Relate has been a leading provider of outpatient assessments and counseling services to individuals of all ages, couples and families in the western suburbs of Minneapolis since 1969. Relate strives to be in the forefront of identifying needs in the community and providing the best possible care at the lowest cost.

County Resources

Anoka County Behavioral Health Services

Anoka County Crisis Response line: 763-755-3801  The line is open all day, every day, and there is no charge for the call.

Carver County Health and Human Resources

Carver County Mental Health Crisis Team: (952) 442-7601

Dakota County Mental Health Resources

Dakota County 24/7 Crisis Response: 952-891-7171

Hennepin County

Hennepin County Mental Health Emergencies: 612-596-1223 If you’re in a mental health crisis or know someone who is, we can help. The Cope mobile crisis teams can come to where you are. The teams respond to anyone in the county who needs an urgent response.

Ramsey County

Adult Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-266-7900.

Ramsey County

Adult Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-266-7900.

Scott County

Scott County Mental Health Crisis 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM call 952-496-8481 for crisis appointment during business hours. 4:30 PM to 8:00 AM call 952-818-3702 for Scott County Crisis Response mobile services.

COVID Resources

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Information on managing stress during COVID-19.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mehtal Illness)

Questions and answers about mental health during COVID-19

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Tips for Social Distancing and Quarantine

The DERM Review

Health and Wellness Activities During Challenging Times

Eating Disorders

Emily Program

The Emily Program is nationally recognized for its compassionate, evidence-based approach to eating disorder treatment and lifelong recovery.


Minnesota's LGBTQ+ Mental Health Providers Professional Network

Resource finder to LGBTQ+ mental health providers.


Mental health support for LGBTQI+

The Trevor Project

We provide information and support to LGBTQI+ young people 24/7, all year round. Text START to 678678


Fast Tracker

Mental health and substance use disorder resource.

MN Department of Health

Mental health and well-being resources in Minnesota.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

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.

Psychology Today

Publication on mental health topics.

United Way 2-1-1

211 is the most comprehensive source of information about local resources and services in the country.

Substance Abuse

Al-Anon/Alateen of Greater Minneapolis Area

Community resource providing support to those affected by someone else’s drinking

Fast Tracker

Linking people to mental health and/or substance use disorder services with real time availability.

Quit Alcohol

Explore alcohol treatment options.


Free Therapy for Veterans

UWNEMN has a partnership with Speare Psychological services to provide any veteran or servicemember experiencing depression, anxiety, PTSD, military sexual trauma or other mental health issues related to the military experience that reside in the UWNEMN service territory to access up to 12 free and confidential therapy sessions at no cost. This is a private program with no other affiliations.

Last updated by mdibba : 2023-10-16 03:27:11