Welcome to The Ministry Lab's curated list of hotlines and intervention resources. Here you'll find:
If you don't find a resource to fit your need, don't hesitate to consult with The Ministry Lab's director, Emily Meyer, who is happy to assist you.
The PC(USA) Store has resources for children and adults.
For information on mental illness contact the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
In an emergency dial 911. Ask the operator for police officers trained in crisis intervention or trained to assist people experiencing a psychiatric emergency.
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.
Adults (18+): 612-596-1223
Children (17 and under): 612-348-2233
Adults (18+): 651-266-7900
Children (17 and under): 651-266-7878
Get to know the Mobile Crisis Mental Health Services before there’s a crisis.
Individuals experiencing emotional distress related to COVID-19 who are in Hennepin County may call Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies (COPE) at 612-596-1223.
If a child 17 or under is experiencing problems, please call Child Crisis at 612-348-2233.
More information about these services can be found at hennepin.us/residents/emergencies/mental-health-emergencies.
If somebody is in immediate physical danger, call 911.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Crisis Text Line: www.crisistextline.org
Text HOME to 741741 for free,
24/7 crisis support in the US.
MN Farm & Rural Help Line:
833-600-2670 x 1
Free, confidential help for stress, anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Available 24/7.
You may experience increased stress during this pandemic. Fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions.
Get immediate help in a crisis
Find a health care provider or treatment for substance use disorder and mental health
MYCepaz shares a helpful list specific to youth needs and resources.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department offers tips on emotional well-being. There are lots of important links in this article!!
Mental Health Connect provides community-based resources, support and education to improve access to mental health services and to connect individuals and families with the services they need.
Focuses on Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community and includes a List of Free Addiction Treatment Resources in Minnesota.
Scarleteen’s home page is all about coping with COVID-19 from the perspective of sexual and mental health for young people. They have free text, message board and live chat options for immediate help for kids suffering abuse (which is likely compounded in these stressful and isolating realities), or those feeling depressed, anxious or confused. And there are a number of links to additional resources for mental and sexual health questions.