Mental Health Resources

Fast-Tracker Your link to mental health and substance use disorder resources in MN.

National Crisis Text Line Prefer to text? Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. A national resource for adults and children.

MinnesotaHelp Links to information about various programs and services offered by the State of MN.

NAMI Minnesota National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota has statewide activities, policy work, and resources including a vast mental health library.

NAMI Southeast MN Regional chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) serving southeastern Minnesota.

Mental Health MN Nonprofit mental health organization with programs including the Minnesota Warmline which provides a peer-to-peer approach to mental health recovery, support and wellness. 

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education Preventing suicide through awareness and education, reducing stigma, and serving as a resource to those touched by suicide.

Nexus Family Healing The Southeast Regional Crisis Center is staffed and operated by Nexus Family Healing, experts in trauma-informed care, systemic family treatment, and mental health crisis care.

Zumbro Valley Health Center Providing an integrated approach to mental health for adults, adolescents, and children in southeast Minnesota.

South Central Human Relations Center Delivering comprehensive, community-based mental health services to adults, adolescents, and families in the Steele, Dodge, and Waseca communities.

Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center Providing behavioral health services for communities in Winona, Houston, Fillmore, Wabasha and Goodhue counties.

CREST Regional collaboration charged with overseeing adult mental health services and funding in Southeast Minnesota (Collaboration, Resources, Education, Services, Technology).

County Resources

Olmsted County Food, housing, health, and social services support for Olmsted County residents.

Olmsted County Victim Services Provides advocacy and support to help meet the needs of crime victims. Crisis Line: 507-289-0636

Minnesota Prairie County Alliance Serving the communities of Dodge, Steele and Waseca counties.

Fillmore County Community services for Fillmore County including Public Health, Social Services, and Veteran Services.

Goodhue County Health and Human Services for residents of Goodhue County, including Economic Assistance, Public Health, and Social Services.

Houston County Human Services including Financial Assistance, Child Support, and Social Services for residents of Houston County.

Mower County Health and Human Services resources for residents of Mower County.

Wabasha County Social Services for those residing in Wabasha County.

Live Well Winona A community health hub dedicated to supporting healthy activities and lifestyles in and around the Winona region.


Child and Adolescent Resources

Autism Society of MN Enhancing the lives of individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in Minnesota. Programs include classes, camps, events, and therapy and assessments.

CDC Child Development Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resources for child development including free materials, screening resources, research, and articles.

CHADD National organization for Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder providing education and resource directories.

ECFE Minnesota Early Childhood Family Education information from the Minnesota Department of Education.

MACMH The Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health provides resources, trainings, support, publications, and programs.

National Federation of Families National family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and substance use challenges and their families.

PACER Center Champions for children with disabilities providing advocacy support, resources, and education including national anti-bullying campaign.


Employment Resources

MN DEED Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is Minnesota's source for unemployment benefits and assistance for job seekers.

MN Job Bank A source for finding employment in Minnesota.

Disability Benefits Understanding Minnesota's disability benefits.

Goodwill/Easter Seals National organization for employment and career training, family and youth services.

Minnesota Department of Human Services Provides Minnesotans with a variety of services intended to help people live as independently as possible.