Mental Health Resources

Here you will find several resources related to mental health supports and services. Not finding what you are looking for, or want to connect with our mental health professional? Email us at wellness@sctcc.edu or fill out a Mental Health Services Appointment Request to request an appointment.

If you have an immediate concern for yourself or others, call 911.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

24-hour Local Crisis Hotline 1-800-635-8008

24-hour Crisis Text Line Text HOME to 741741

NAMI Minnesota Crisis Resources


LGBTQ+ Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Help (see also LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources below)

TrevorLifeline 1-866-488-7386

TrevorText Text START to 678-678 Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor

TrevorChat Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor


Veterans Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Help (see also Veteran Mental Health Resources below)

Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, 24/7

Chat online

Text to 838255

ULifeline Self Evaluator

Your online resource for college mental health. This is an online screener which helps you identify problems that could be impacting your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Screenings options include: Depression Screener (PHQ-9), Anxiety Screener (GAD-7), Eating Disorder Screener (SCOFF), and Alcohol & Substance Misuse Screener (CAGE-AID). Information about these problems and how to reach out for help is provided.


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Breathe2Relax: is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing.


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Calm: Calm is a leading app for meditation and sleep. Join the millions experiencing lower stress, less anxiety, and more restful sleep with our guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, masterclasses, and relaxing music.

https://www.calm.com/


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Happify: Utilizes science-based activities and games that can help reduce stress, overcome negative thoughts, and build greater resilience by providing effective tools and programs to improve emotional well-being.

https://www.happify.com/


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Headspace: Stress less. Sleep soundly. Get happy. Learn the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in a few minutes a day with Headspace. Choose from hundreds of guided meditations on everything from stress management and anxiety management to sleep, personal growth, and mind-body health

https://www.headspace.com/


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SuperBetter: Helps to build resilience, achieve goals, and tackle challenges including anxiety, depression, stress, chronic pain, concussion recovery and more.

https://www.superbetter.com/

Mental Health Support (State of MN COVID-19 Response)

Managing Stress and the Threat of COVID-19 (Minnesota Department of Health)

Coping with Stress During a Pandemic (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Helping Children Cope with Emergencies (CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Navigating the New Normal: Parents Edition Q & A (noggin)

Tips to Manage Working from Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak (Talkspace)

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

https://www.nami.org/Home

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

SAMHSA

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. The Trevor Project offers accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth that create safe, accepting and inclusive environments over the phone, online and through text.

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/trvr_support_center/mental-health/


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) LGBTQI mental health information and resources

https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Identity-and-Cultural-Dimensions/LGBTQI


PFLAG

PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies.

The support hotlines listed here (https://pflag.org/hotlines) provide services to callers across the country.


LGBTQ+ Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Help

If you have an immediate concern for yourself or others, call 911.

TrevorLifeline 1-866-488-7386

TrevorText Text START to 678-678 Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor

TrevorChat Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs-Resources for Veterans

As a Veteran, you might experience difficult life events or challenges after leaving the military. We’re here to help no matter how big or small the problem may be. VA has resources to address the unique stressors and experiences that Veterans may face — and we’re just a click, call, text, or chat away.

https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/MENTALHEALTH/get-help/index.asp


Take a Self-Check Quiz

Crisis, stress, depression, and other issues affect people in different ways. If you feel like you might be heading toward a crisis, treatment can help. Take a confidential, anonymous risk assessment to see how you might benefit from VA or community-based services.

https://www.vetselfcheck.org/welcome.cfm


Veterans Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Help

If you have an immediate concern for yourself or others, call 911.

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, 24/7

Chat online

Text to 838255


SCTCC Veteran Resource Web Page

 

SCTCC has partnered with Central Minnesota Mental Health Center (CMMHC) and Lutheran Social Service of MN (LSS) to provide on-going mental health services to students.

Central Minnesota Mental Health Center (CMMHC)

CMMHC offers several services including outpatient therapy, psychiatry, day treatment, chemical health services, case management and crisis interventions. CMMHC accepts most insurances and offers a sliding scale fee. For more information, visit their website https://cmmhc.org/.


Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS)

LSS offers several services including outpatient therapy, free financial counseling, and services specific to children and youth with mental health needs. LSS also offers services for veterans through the C.O.R.E. program where eligible veterans may qualify for free counseling for themselves and/or their families. LSS accepts most insurances and offers a sliding scale fee. For more information, visit their website https://www.lssmn.org/services/mental-health.

Presentations

Jeanna Franklin, MS, LPCC

Mental Health Professional

Wellness Resource Services