Access Music Therapy
Individual and group music therapy; adaptive music lessons; parent/child music and movement classes for newborn to age five. Serves children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly with special needs, developmental and learning disabilities. Also serves clients with Alzheimer’s disease and other aging related conditions; brain injuries, mental health issues, and physical disabilities.
If you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource, and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Autism Association of Northern Minnesota
Birch Tree Center
Birch Tree Center is a regional collaboration that provides mobile crisis services and residential crisis stabilization to adults experiencing a mental health crisis. Programming is designed to enhance psychiatric stability, personal and emotional adjustment, and the skills to return to a more independent setting.
Creative Counseling Group (Superior)
Children with behavior problems, family issues, couples, low mood, excessive worries, high stress, life transitions, low motivation, frustration over seeing multiple providers with no success. Therapists help improve behavior through innovative treatment children love; family therapy in a comfortable setting; helping people communicate and achieve goals; reducing symptoms; groups to fit client’s needs.
This Web site was created at the University of Michigan Depression Center, the nation’s first multidisciplinary center dedicated to depressive and bipolar illnesses. Although you may never visit our center in person, consider our resources your resources. As allies in your fight, we hope this information will equip you to better understand your diagnosis, and inspire you to take an active role in managing your condition.
Duluth Counseling Center
Individuals, couples, and family therapy, grief and loss, parenting, work and career issues, stress management, mediation, conflict resolution, arbitration, EMDR therapy.
218-722-4180 or 888-364-5977 (toll free)
26 East Superior St., Suite 315, Duluth
The Duluth location offers out-patient eating disorder treatment for adolescents and adults. Residential treatment is available in the Twin Cities.
Genesis Recovery Services
Specializes in treatment of co-occurring disorders (dual diagnosis), integrating both chemical and mental health treatment in an environment that fosters recovery and hope. Treatment program includes psycho-education, individual counsel, group psychotherapy, and peer treatment support that address both addictive behaviors and mental illness.
Grief Support Services, Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center
Offers grief and bereavement programs, including counseling, support, and education to people of all ages who are affected prior to or after the loss of a loved one. We help people address their losses, focus on what they have left, and help them find ways to move ahead. We serve patients and their families as well as people and communities in the region with programs and services including: grief counseling, youth programs, resource center, consultation services and training programs, bereavement follow-up, and support groups.
The Guidance Group
Individual, couples, and family mental health services to children, teens, and adults. Therapy and diagnostic assessment services in community-based and in-home settings.
Help and Healing – Depression Resource for Care and Recovery
Information for patients and families, and for health care providers, on depression and resources to speed recovery. Includes a depression care and recovery toolkit. This resource is from the MN Health Action Group and the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement.
Lake Superior Transgender Groups
Serving people in Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin, LSTG seeks to provide support and assistance to all trans-identified people and their families.
Transgender Group: Open to all trans-identified people and those questioning their own gender. Meets first Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 pm.
Family, Friends and Ally Group: Open to family, friends, and allies of transgender people. Meets first Thursday of the month, 7-8:30 pm.
LSTG also provides education and training to medical and mental health facilities, businesses, and schools.
Lutheran Social Services
lssmn.org (MN), www.lsswis.org (WI)
Duluth: 218-529-2227; Superior: 715-394-4173
Lutheran Social Services offers children and family services, brain injury services, services for older adults, and services for people with disabilities.
Mental Health Association of Minnesota
Nystrom and Associates, Ltd.
Nystrom & Associates is a group of professional Christian counselors from the fields of psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, nursing, and psychiatry who are committed to helping persons experiencing personal, emotional, marriage, family, or psychological problems. Services include individual, family, and group therapy; medication management; Dialectical Behavioral Therapy; psychological testing; chemical dependency treatment; and Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS).
Otterson Mental Health Services
Senior Linkage Line
Senior LinkAge Line helps locate county and statewide Minnesota resources that meet your needs. Senior LinkAge specialists can help find information on medical and mental health care, and resources for affordable medications and other treatments. All calls are confidential and free of charge.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
8120 Penn Av S, Ste 470, Bloomington, MN 55431
Our work is based on the belief that suicide should no longer be considered a hidden or taboo topic and that through raising awareness and educating the public, we can save lives. Programs include community education; professional education; public awareness campaign; grief support and resources; and Emotions in Motion 5K Run/Walk for Mental Health.
Text “Life” to 61222
Suicide prevention texting hotline for teens. Someone to talk to, someone who understands, someone who won’t judge you, someone you can trust to keep the conversation confidential. If you or someone you know needs to talk, help is just a text away.
Dual Recovery Anonymous
Dual Recovery Anonymous™ (DRA) is a fellowship of men and women who meet to support each other in our common recovery from two no-fault illnesses: an emotional or psychiatric illness and chemical dependency. DRA is a 12-step, self-help program based on the principals of the Twelve Steps and the experiences of men and women in recovery with a dual diagnosis. In Duluth, DRA group meets Wednesdays, 3:30-5 pm, Miller-Dwan Spiritual Center (off main lobby next to gift shop), 502 E 2nd Street, Duluth. For more information, contact Jenny R, 218-786-2836.
MinnesotaHelp.info is an online directory of services designed to help people in Minnesota find human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of help. It is especially rich in resource information for seniors and their caregivers; people with disabilities and their caregivers; parents and families; and low income people.