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HELPFUL LINKS

Helpful Links

Mental Health America (MHA) – Founded in 1909, MHA is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

Mental Health Minnesota – Founded in 1939, Mental Health Minnesota was the state’s first mental health advocacy and education organization. We are a non-profit and non-partisan organization, and an affiliate of Mental Health America.

Mental Health.gov “Let’s talk about it.” – Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs– We are a statewide network of 32 community-based mental health programs that serve over 100,000 Minnesotans every year.

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

National Alliance on Mental Illness- Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota) – A non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) – The lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

TeenMentalHealth.org – Our vision is to help improve the mental health of youth by the effective translation and transfer of scientific knowledge.

Veteran’s Administration of Mental Health – Aims to address Veterans’ needs during Servicemembers’ reintegration into civilian life and beyond.

Alcoholics Anonymous – An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.

Celebrate Recovery – A Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind.

Gamblers Anonymous – A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

GetGamblingHelp.com – A website created by the Minnesota Department of Human Services to address and offer aid to those struggling with compulsive gambling.

Narcotics Anonymous – A nonprofit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had or has become a major problem.

Overeaters Anonymous – A fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength, and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. 

SMART Recovery (Self Management And Recovery Training) – Helps individuals gain independence form addiction (substance or activities).

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Cultivating Resiliency Webinars – Focuses on collecting early detection data from farmers, in particular, female farmers followed by virtual telehelp/webinar sessions. The presentation portion of the meetings will be recorded and provided in an online library hosted on the American Agri-Women website for later listening.

Coping with Farm and Rural Stress (MN Dept of Agriculture):

Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline | 833-600-2670 x 1 – Free, confidential, 24/7. This call center is located in Minnesota.

Minnesota Rural Mental Health Specialist – Monica McConkey (218-280-7785). No cost; no paperwork. The service is available thanks to funds from the Minnesota Legislature.

TransFARMation – Radio and podcast series prompted by the many sources of stress currently impacting farmers and ranchers.

Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) – Multidisciplinary collaboration of five leading research and health care institutions. This collaboration brings together unique and complementary expertise to address existing and emerging occupational health and safety issues in agriculture.

AboutAssistedLiving.com – We work to provide information in an effort to help the disabled and elderly maximize their healthy years and age gracefully.

Caring.com – A leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.

Paying for Senior Care – A free resource that provides comprehensive information on Medicare Advantage, or Medicare Part C, in Minnesota.