Mental Health

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Mental Health 


Mental health is an important part of overall health and well-being. 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). 

Healthy ways to take care of yourself   
-Take deep breaths, stretch, meditate
-Try to eat healthy
-Exercise regularly
-Get plenty of sleep
-Avoid excessive alcohol, tobacco and substance use
-Continue routine preventive appointments
-Try activities you enjoy
-Connect with others
-Connect with your community or faith based organizations

Local Treatment
   Melissa Anderson Psychological 
   Offering telehealth sessions

   PH: 218-485-4445
   Please visit Melissa Anderson website for more information

   Monarch Counseling
   Offering telehealth sessions
   PH: 218-372-3801
  Please visit Monarch Counseling website for more information

   Nystrom & Associates
   Offering telehealth sessions 
   PH: 651-628-9566
   Please visit Nystrom & Associates website for more information

   Plum Behavioral Health
   Offering telehealth sessions
   PH: (877) 758-6328
  Please visit Plum Behavioral Health website for more information

   Therapeutic Services Agency
   Offering telehealth sessions
   PH: 320-629-7600
   Please visit Therapeutic Services Agency website for more information


   Crisis Text Line

   Text MN to 741 741 to be connected with free, 24/7 mental health crisis support.
   Disaster Distress Helpline
   CALL or TEXT 1-800-985-5990

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