Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
Suicide Prevention Line: Dial 988
Crisis Text Line: Free help is available 24/7 by texting HOME to 741741 or texting AYUDA for help in Spanish.
The Trevor Project at 866-488-7386
Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline at 833-600-2670
Disaster Distress Helpline – Call or text 1-800-985-5990
MN Support/Warm Lines:
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER (SUD) RESOURCES
DHS SUD Licensing Links:
State and National Resources:
Minnesota Recovery Community Organizations:
Mutual Support Groups for SUD Recovery:
Mutual Support Groups for Family/Friends of Individuals w/SUD:
Minnesota Recovery College/University programs:
What is substance use disorder?
Substance Use disorder (SUD) is a complex condition in which there is uncontrolled use of a substance despite harmful consequences. People with SUD have an intense focus on using a certain substance(s) such as alcohol, tobacco, or illicit drugs, to the point where the person’s ability to function in day-to-day life becomes impaired. –American Psychiatric Association
What is opioid use disorder?
Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) is a complex illness characterized by compulsive use of opioid drugs even when the person wants to stop, or when using the drugs negatively affects the person’s physical and emotional well-being.
What is substance use disorder treatment?
Substance use disorder treatment programs are licensed to provide treatment services to assist and support a person’s efforts to recover from a substance use disorder. Programs assess a client’s needs, develop planned interventions and provide services to address a client’s needs, coordinate services with other providers, and reassess the client on a regular basis. Substance use disorder treatment programs may be licensed as outpatient or residential and may also be licensed to provide the additional services of adolescent treatment, co-occurring mental health disorder treatment, treatment of clients with children, or as an opioid treatment program. – DHS
What is an OTP?
An Opioid Treatment Program or OTP is a program or practitioner engaged in the opioid treatment of an individual that provides dispensing of an opioid agonist treatment medication. This, in conjunction with a comprehensive range of medical and rehabilitative services, is used to alleviate the adverse medical, psychological, or physical effects of an opioid addiction. Opioid treatment programs typically include detoxification treatment, maintenance treatment, comprehensive maintenance treatment, and interim maintenance treatment.
Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT)
OBOT refers to opioid treatment provided by specially trained primary care physicians in their office/clinic setting.
Co-occuring is a diagnosis of both a substance use disorder and a mental health disorder.
MENTAL HEALTH (MH) RESOURCES
Youth and Family Resources
Education & Advocacy
Hawj United of Minnesota
Finacial and Housing support
What is Mental Health?
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. (CDC 2024 About Mental Health (cdc.gov)
What is Mental health Treatment?
Many people diagnosed with mental illness achieve strength and recovery through participating in individual or group treatment. There are many different treatment options available. There is no treatment that works for everyone – individuals can choose the treatment, or combination of treatments, that works best. Some examples of treatment are psychotherapy, case management, medication, hospitalization, support groups, and peer support. (Mental Health America 2023, mhanational.org)
What are Mental Health Conditions?
A mental illness is a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, behavior or mood. These conditions deeply impact day-to-day living and may also affect the ability to relate to others. If you have — or think you might have — a mental illness, the first thing you must know is that you are not alone. Mental illnesses are among the most common health conditions in the United States. More than 1 in 5 US adults live with a mental illness. Over 1 in 5 youth (ages 13-18) either currently or at some point during their life, have had a seriously debilitating mental illness. (CDC 2024 About Mental Health (cdc.gov))
Conditions include Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis, Schizoaffective Disorder, and Schizophrenia.