Resources



CRISIS HOTLINES AND EMERGENCY CONTACTS 

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

info@nami.org

TEXT "NAMI" TO 741741

800-950-NAMI

 

Dakota County Crisis Response

24 hours / 7 days

(952) 891-7171

(952) 891-7202 TDD

 

24/7 Crisis Hotline: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Veterans, press 1)

 

Crisis Text Line

Text TALK to 741-741 to text with a trained crisis counselor from the Crisis Text Line for free, 24/7

 

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse)

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

 

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

 

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1-866-331-9474

 

Also visit your:

•            Primary care provider

•            Local psychiatric hospital

•            Local walk-in clinic

•            Local emergency department

•            Local urgent care center

 

 

Guidance on Responding to Children’s Crisis Reactions

A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope (handout from the National Association of School Psychologists [NASP])

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/terror_general.aspx

 

Children and Violence (a Health Topics webpage of the National Institute of Mental Health)

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/children-and-violence.shtml

 

Coping With Traumatic Event (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMHSA])

http://www.samhsa.gov/trauma/index.aspx

Tips for Survivors of a Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life

(SAMHSA)

http://www.samhsa.gov/MentalHealth/Tips%20for%20Survivors-What%20to%20Expect_LOW_RES.pdf

 

Finding Comfort in Books: Publishers Recommend Books for Children Dealing With Crisis and Tragedy (Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators)

http://www.scbwi.org/Resources/Documents/Children_Crisis.pdf

 

Helping Children Cope With Disaster (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

http://www.fema.gov/rebuild/recover/cope_child.shtm

 

Helping Children Cope With Loss (Mental Health America [formerly NMHA])

http://www.nmha.org/index.cfm?objectid=C7DF9628-1372-4D20-C884BF860DEF0A67

 

Helping Children Cope With Natural Disasters (National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance

Center)

http://www.nccic.acf.hhs.gov/poptopics/disasters.html

 

Psychological First Aid: Field Operations Guide (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs manual, with handouts for crisis survivors)

http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/manuals/psych-first-aid.asp

 

Tips for Helping Students Recovering From Traumatic Events (U.S. Dept. of Education)

http://www.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/recovering/part_pg9.html

 

Coping With Crisis—Helping Children With Special Needs: Tips for School Personnel and Parents (NASP)

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/specpop_general.aspx

 

NASP School Safety and Crisis Resources, Crisis Resources in Spanish and Other Languages (NASP)

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/index.aspx


Minnesota Teen Mental Health Directory available for free, public use regardless of location or age

https://www.mnteenmentalhealth.org/