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Personal Counseling Resource Links


The following links may provide you with information on a variety of mental wellness topics such as:

Local Community Resources

Abuse: Domestic and Sexual Violence

Alcohol & Drugs

Anxiety

Cutting

Depression

Eating Disorders

Grief

Legal Services

Life Transitions

Men's Issues

Mental Illness

Sexual Health

Sexual Orientation

Sexual Violence

Stress Management

Suicide

Veterans’ Mental Wellness Resources

Virtual Pamphlets

 

LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES: General Information

Minnesota Help
http://minnesotahelp.info/public/

Resources in Anoka County
http://www.accap.org/resource_guide.asp

Resources in Hennepin County
http://www.hennepin.us/residents/human-services/resource-directory 

Resources in Isanti County
http://www.co.isanti.mn.us/famservstoc.html

Resources in Ramsey County
http://www.co.ramsey.mn.us/hs/mhc/AdultMentalHealth.htm

Resources in Sherburne County
http://www.co.sherburne.mn.us/socialservices/index.php

Resources in Washington County
http://www.co.washington.mn.us/index.aspx?NID=469

 

ABUSE: DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Alexandra House, Inc. Shelter Program & 24 hour Crisis Line............. (763) 780-2330
http://www.alexandrahouse.org/home/

Domestic Violence:
http://www.alexandrahouse.org/resources/domestic-violence-resources/

http://www.psychiatry.org/domestic-violence

Five Counties Mental Health Centers

Sexual Violence:

http://www.alexandrahouse.org/resources/sexual-violence-resources/

Support group on Monday nights from 7-8:pm for victims of sexual violence. Please call 763-656-1366 during regular business hours to pre-register with the Sexual Violence Services Coordinator.

Concerned Persons Support Group - Weekday Evenings in Fridley. To register, call 763-656-1368 Please call during regular business hours, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

http://www.mncasa.org/

http://www.allina.com/ahs/servicegateway.nsf/page/SANE

 

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

Alcohol use screening
http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/CollegeStudents/Default.aspx

http://www.halfofus.com/condition/addiction/ 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
http://www.aaminneapolis.org/

Find an AA meeting in the Coon Rapids area: http://www.aaminneapolis.org/pages/meeting/meetings.asp?Location=28&Name=Coon%20Rapids&Image=coonrapids.gif

Alcohol Use and Addiction http://www.helpguide.org/mental/alcohol_abuse_alcoholism_signs_effects_treatment.htm

Resources for those affected by someone else’s drinking:
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/

Twin Cities website: www.al-anon-alateen-msp.org

Twin Cities Meetings: http://www.al-anon-alateen-msp.org/pages/meetings.html

Substance Abuse & Addiction
http://www.psychiatry.org/addiction

Narcotic Anonymous: http://www.na.org/

Find an NA meeting in the Twin Cities area: http://www.naminnesota.org/index.php/meeting-list-pdf/meeting-list-pdf

Drug Abuse and Addiction
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/drug_substance_abuse_addiction_signs_effects_treatment.htm

Substance Abuse and Mental Health
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/dual_diagnosis.htm



ANXIETY

Anxiety and College Students 
http://www.halfofus.com/feeling/anxious/

Anxiety Disorders Information
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/anxiety_types_symptoms_treatment.htm

http://www.psychiatry.org/anxiety-disorders

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
http://www.adaa.org/


CUTTING / SELF HARM

Cutting http://www.halfofus.com/situation/self-injury/

Self-Harm Help, Support and Treatment http://www.helpguide.org/mental/self_injury.htm


DEPRESSION

Understanding Depression
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/depression_signs_types_diagnosis_treatment.htm 

http://www.halfofus.com/feeling/depressed/

http://www.psychiatry.org/depression


EATING DISORDERS

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/information-resources/

http://www.psychiatry.org/eating-disorders

Bulimia
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/bulimia_signs_symptoms_causes_treatment.htm

Anorexia Nervosa
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/anorexia_signs_symptoms_causes_treatment.htm

Local Resources for Eating Disorders
http://www.emilyprogram.com/

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oa.org/

Find an OA meeting: http://www.oa.org/meetings/find-a-meeting.php

 

GRIEF

Coping with Grief and Loss
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/grief_loss.htm

http://griefloss.org/

Bereavement and Grief Resources
http://www.griefsjourney.com/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=7&MMN_position=22:22

Grief Support Groups at Mercy Hospital – call 763-236-8050 for more information on day/time/location

Grief Support – North Metro Coalition – call 763-413-2985 for more information. Coalition of faith communities & other agencies that provide 2 series of 6 week sessions per year in various parts of Anoka County. Education is provided around various aspects of grief & loss. Small group support is offered for death of a spouse, parent, child, sibling, friend, pregnancy loss, suicide, loss of job, or life transitions. No cost. Child care provided.

Grief Support Group - Cambridge Medical Center, 701 S. Dellwood, Cambridge, MN 55008. An 8-week program offered to those who feel the pain and loss of losing a loved one due to death, facilitated by the Bereavement Coordinator at Cambridge Medical Center. No Fee. For dates and location of next meetings call 763-689-7700 ext. 1338 or 1-800-252-4133.

Compassionate Friends: Death of a Child -- meetings held at Glen Cary Lutheran Church, 15531 Central Ave. NE, Ham Lake, MN. Contact Carol Beal for information 763-434-8537.
http://www.compassionatefriends.org

Minnesota Chapters: http://www.compassionatefriends.org/Local_Chapters/Chapter_Locator.aspx

 

LEGAL SERVICES

Twin Cities Men's Center -- 3249 Hennepin Avenue South #55, Minneapolis, MN 55408. Family Law Clinic only 5$ - First Wednesday of the month from 7:00 - 9:00 PM - no advanced registration required.             http://www.tcmc.org/program.html 


LIFE TRANSITIONS

Transition to College
 http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/college-success/963.html

 

MEN'S ISSUES

Twin Cities Men's Center -- 3249 Hennepin Avenue South #55, Minneapolis, MN 55408. Offers services to both men (some exclusively male only) and women on issues such as relationships, anger management, gay issues, bisexual issues, divorce/uncoupling, sexual addiction, retirement, and male survivors of sexual abuse. http://www.tcmc.org/program.html                                                                                                                              


MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

FREE WALK-IN COUNSELING http://www.walkin.org/

Mental Health
http://www.apa.org/topics/emotion/index.aspx

http://www.psychiatry.org/mental-health

Bipolar Disorder
http://www.apa.org/topics/bipolar/index.aspx

Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
http://www.psychiatry.org/obsessive-compulsive-disorder

Phobias
http://www.psychiatry.org/mental-health/lets-talk-facts-brochures   scroll down to PHOBIAS

Post Partum Depression
http://www.psychiatry.org/postpartum-depression

PTSD
http://www.apa.org/topics/ptsd/index.aspx

Seasonal Affective Disorder
http://www.psychiatry.org/mental-health/lets-talk-facts-brochures   scoll down to SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER


SEXUAL HEALTH                                                                                                                             
Resource that answers text / chat / phone questions regarding family planning and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). http://sexualhealthmn.org/

Nucleus Clinic, 1323 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433 - 763-755-5300  We are a non-profit clinic specializing in reproductive and sexual health and education, and have been in service to the men and women of Anoka County since 1971.
http://nucleusclinic.org/


SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Center for Sexual Health, University of Minnesota – 612-625-1500. Sexual attitude reassessment seminars, sexual orientation, transgender services http://www.uofmmedicalcenter.org/Specialties/SexualHealth/index.htm

Reclaim RECLAIM aims to increase access to mental health support so LGBT youth may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms. http://reclaim-lgbtyouth.org/

PFLAG Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Anoka/North Metro area   PFLAG provides a supportive group environment and meets the fourth Sunday of the month from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at the First United Congregational Church located at Main Street and 3rd Street in Anoka.

HIV & AIDS
http://www.apa.org/topics/hiv-aids/index.aspx

SEXUAL VIOLENCE

http://www.alexandrahouse.org/resources/sexual-violence-resources/

http://www.mncasa.org/about.html

http://www.allina.com/ahs/servicegateway.nsf/page/SANE

Isanti County Sexual Assault Multidisciplinary Response Team (SMART)



STRESS MANAGEMENT

http://www.halfofus.com/feeling/stress/

http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/virtulets.html#Stress 

Reducing Test Anxiety
http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/virtulets.html#Test-Taking

Quick Stress Relief
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/eq2_managing_stress_relationships.htm


SUICIDE / CRISIS 

If You Are Feeling Suicidal: Call 911

CANVAS HEALTH Crisis Response Services for Anoka County                                                   24-Hour Crisis Line: (763) 755-3801 http://www.canvashealth.org/location/coon-rapids/

Minnesota Crisis Hotline http://www.crisis.org/about.html

FREE WALK-IN COUNSELING http://www.walkin.org/

Suicide Prevention Hotline                           http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Suicide Prevention Hotline for Veterans http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans/Default.aspx

Suicide Prevention Helpline for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender individuals
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

Suicide Help Guide                
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/suicide_help.htm

Suicide Information and Prevention
http://www.apa.org/topics/suicide/signs.aspx

http://helpguide.org/topics/suicide_prevention.htm

http://www.halfofus.com/disorder/Suicide.aspx

Suicide Survivors Support Groups in Minnesota: http://www.save.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.viewPage&page_id=EBC78DE1-7E90-9BD4-CABBC30B26524BF1

Coping with Suicide Loss: http://www.save.org/files/1/New_Documents/MN_Survivor_Groups_10.16.13.pdf

http://www.afsp.org/coping-with-suicide/find-support



VETERANS RESOURCES

Military Mental Health:                                
http://www.psychiatry.org/mental-health/people/military

Suicide Prevention Hotline for Veterans http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans/Default.aspx

Mental Wellness for Veterans:
http://www.halfofus.com/situation/veteran-issues/

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):
 http://www.apa.org/topics/ptsd/index.aspx


VIRTUAL PAMPHLETS

http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/virtulets.html