It’s okay to ask for help, please reach out if you need support. It’s okay to not be okay.
Have someone bring you to the nearest hospital for an evaluation.
|Anoka County Mental Health Services||Anoka County Government Center – 2100 3rd Avenue, Suite 500 Anoka, MN 55303||Call||Visit|
|Benton County Mental Health Services||Benton County Government Center – 531 Dewey Street P.O. Box 129 Foley, MN 56329||Call||Visit|
|Hennepin County Mental Health Services||Nicollet Exchange Building – 1801 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis 55403||Call||Visit|
|Isanti County Mental Health Services||Isanti County Family Services – 1700 E Rum River Drive S, Suite A Cambridge, MN 55008||Call||Visit|
|Mille Lacs County Mental Health Services||Mille Lacs County Info Systems – 525 2nd Street SE Milaca, MN 56353||Call||Visit|
|Ramsey County Mental Health Services||Ramsey County’s Mental Health Center – 1919 University Ave. W., Suite 200, Saint Paul||Call||Visit|
|Sherburne County Mental Health Services||Sherburne Government Center – 13880 Business Center Drive NW, Suite 100 Elk River, MN 55330||Call||Visit|
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Location: Elk River Senior High School
900 School Street NW, Elk River, MN 55330
Contact: Mark & Linda Steinberg email@example.com
D. 763.786.2112 C. 763.458.0567
North Metro Grief Support Coalition
This group is a 6-week program and is offered twice each year serving the North Metro area including: Andover, Anoka, Blaine, Cedar, Coon Rapids, Ham Lake, Oak Grove & Spring Lake Park
Location: First Congregational/UCC
1923 3rd Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303
Contact: Duane Bjerke
The Struggle is Real
This is an online support group
Location: Hosted by area families and is posted online and on social media
Address: PO Box 614, Elk River, MN 55330
Contact(s): Barry Hohlen & Lane Crose
C. 763.218.4143 / 651.274.1757
E. firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Address: 10106 Clinton Ave S. Bloomington, MN 55420
Contact(s): Shira Charpentier / Tasha Golding
C. (612) 207-8720
1. Talking or Writing About Suicide or “Going Away”
People who die by suicide usually talk about it first. They are in pain and often times reach out for help because they do not know what to do an have lost hope. Always take talk about suicide seriously. Many people casually use the words “I am so depressed” or “I am going to kill myself.” They can be a call for help.
2. Increased Use/Abuse of Substances
People wo are struggling with untreated or misdiagnosed mental health disorders may self-medicate with drugs or alcohol. Use of the substances can add to hopelessness, alter clear thinking and can cause impulsive behavior.
3. Acting Reckless
They just may have a death wish.
4. Change in Sleep or Eating Habits
Depression can disturb a person’s eating and sleep patterns. Lack of sleep can trigger depression and depression may cause lack of sleep. It is an ugly illness that can feed on itself.
5. Withdrawing from Friends or Family
A person who has a plan to complete suicide may avoid contact with those who are closest to them to prevent interference.
6. Mood Changes, Anger or Rage
Depression does not always present itself as a person withdrawing quietly. Symptoms of depression may be anger or rage. The frustration of the inability to cope with daily problems and activities can bring a person to outburst or possibly to the point of suicide.
7. Losing Interest in Activities
Appearing depressed most of the time, giving away possessions, exhibiting chronic absenteeism or excessive lateness can be signs that a person has give up hope in life.
8. Numerous Unexplained Physical Ailments
Individuals with untreated mental illness have a life expectancy of 25 years shorter than the general population. Untreated or misdiagnosed mental health issues may lead to suicide.