Statewide Mental Health Resources

Advocacy and Information

Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities: https://mn.gov/omhdd/

NAMI Minnesota: http://www.namihelps.org/

NAMI Southeast Minnesota: http://namisemn.org/

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health: http://www.macmh.org/

PACER Center, champions for children with disabilities: http://www.pacer.org/

The ARC Minnesota, disability and public policy advocacy: http://thearcofminnesota.org/

United Way 211, search for local resources: https://www.211unitedway.org/

Disability Hub MN, a free statewide resource network that helps you solve problems, navigate the system, and plan for your future: https://disabilityhubmn.org/

SAVE MN, suicide awareness and education: https://save.org/

Minnesota Recovery Connection, advocacy, resources, and support groups: https://minnesotarecovery.org/

 

Support Groups

Mental Health Minnesota, Peer Led Support Groups for Recovery & Wellness: https://mentalhealthmn.org/support/support-groups/

Minnesota DBSA support groups: https://mentalhealthmn.org/support/support-groups/

NAMI Minnesota support groups: http://www.namihelps.org/support/support-groups.html

NAMI Southeast Minnesota, Peer Connection support groups: http://namisemn.org/what-we-do/support-services/people-living-with-mental-illness.html

Minnesota Recovery Connection, support, care and resources to achieve recovery from addiction: https://minnesotarecovery.org/upcoming-events/category/all-recovery-meetings/month/

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), grief support groups for those who have lost a friend or family member to suicide: https://save.org/what-we-do/grief-support/find-a-support-group/

 

Legal

Legal Aid/Disability Law Center: http://mylegalaid.org/get-help/

Volunteer Lawyers Network: https://www.vlnmn.org/

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services: http://www.smrls.org/

LawHelpMN, understand your legal issue and find legal help: http://www.lawhelpmn.org/

Homeline, free legal help for renters: https://homelinemn.org/

 

File a Complaint or Report Abuse

MN Adult Abuse Reporting Center: https://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/adults/services/adult-protection/

MN Department of Human Services: https://mn.gov/dhs/

MN Department of Human Rights: https://mn.gov/mdhr/

MN Department of Health: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/ohfcinfo/

MN Board of Medical Practice: https://mn.gov/boards/medical-practice/

MN Board of Nursing: https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/

MN Board of Social Work: https://mn.gov/boards/social-work/

MN Board of Psychology: https://mn.gov/boards/psychology/

 

Employment

MN Department of Employment and Economic Development: https://mn.gov/deed/

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, help with job discrimination issues: https://www.eeoc.gov/

Work Incentives Connection, disability benefits and employment support: https://www.goodwilleasterseals.org/services/WIC

Disability Benefits 101, tools and information on health coverage, benefits, and employment: https://mn.db101.org/

 

Housing

HousingLink, housing resources and housing authority waiting lists: https://www.housinglink.org/

MN Housing Partnership, information about housing policies and funds: http://www.mhponline.org/

The most direct way to access housing services and supports is to contact your county’s social services department.  Use our resources by county search here.

 

Social Services

MN Department of Human Services, for information about the MN mental health care system: https://mn.gov/dhs/

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, provides a wide range of human support services: http://www.lssmn.org/

Work Incentives Connection, disability benefits support: https://www.goodwilleasterseals.org/services/WIC

Benefits.gov, a guide to available benefits in MN: https://www.benefits.gov/benefits/browse-by-state/state/164