These are some websites that are often helpful.  We are providing links, but have no control over content and so can not assure you that each site will be helpful to you.  If you have any concerns about anything you find on these sites, please talk with your therapist.  

Crisis Phone numbers- 24 hour numbers

Crisis Connection 612-379-6363

Ramsey County  651-266-7900 They also staff an Urgent Care Center on 402 University Ave E that is open M-F 8-5:30pm.  

Ramsey County Youth mental health 651-266-7878

Hennepin County 612-347-3161

Txt4Life.org - a text based crisis service text "Life" to 61222

canvashealth.org  This will connect you to the Crisis Connection website

Nationaleatingdisorders.org   This is the website of NEDA, the National Eating Disorder Association.  The website provides lots of information and resources for individuals with eating disorders and their families.  It is a positive resource and provides links to resources, support, advocacy organizations and other information.  

nccp.org/publications  This website, published by the National Center for Children in Poverty, provides good information about adolescents and mental health issues.  

Nami.org  The National Alliance on Mental Illness provides information and support for a wide range of mental health issues.  It is the nations largest nonprofit grassroots mental health education organization.  They sponsor an annual walk for awareness and fundraising in September.  

bridgeforyouth.org A great local organization that provides emergency support, housing and health services for teens is The Bridge.  they are located in Minneapolis and serve primarily Hennepin County youth, but have a 24 hour crisis line as well as locations around the twin cities.  

face2face.org  This is a community resource we are lucky to have.  They provide health care and counseling to kids ages 11-24 with or without health insurance.  They have several groups and provide confidential health care when it is needed and appropriate.