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Mental Health Resources

Mental health is essential to your success as a student. You don't need to navigate this alone. Anoka-Ramsey Community College Counselors are available to meet with students who are struggling with mental health or basic needs.

Make an appointment with ARCC Counselors

Find resources for:

Mental Health
Substance Abuse Support
Behavioral Health 

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Mental Health Resources


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:

Thoughts of suicide
Mental health or substance use crisis, or
Any other kind of emotion distress

Allina Mental Health & Addiction Connection Hotline

Life can be stressful and challenging, and sometimes we may experience a mental health or addiction condition that can seem overwhelming and interfere with our ability to function or cope. If you are feeling like this, it is important to know that you do not have to struggle alone. Allina Health mental health and addiction professionals work closely with you, along with your other health care providers to treat your whole being because mental health and physical health are interrelated.

Learn more online.

Anoka County Crisis Line

Call (763) 755-3801 or visit

Anoka County Crisis Line

Call (763) 755-3801 or visit


Blackline provides a space for peer support, counseling, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences to folxs who are most impacted by systematic oppression with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens.

Call 1 (800) 604-5841 or learn more online.

Fast Tracker

Fast Tracker is a virtual community and health care connection resource. We connect individuals, families, mental health and substance use disorder providers, physicians, care coordinators, and others with a real-time, searchable directory of mental health and substance use disorder resources and their availability within Minnesota

Learn more online.

Find A Therapist of color

Therapists of color dedicated to opening doors for people of color to get the support they need.

Learn more online.

Health Resources Directory for Diverse Cultural Communities

Learn more online.

Kiva Centers Groups

Peer-run, trauma informed organization that offers online groups with various topics for support. Open to anyone and free of charge.

Learn more online.

Minnesota Trauma Therapist Directory

Learn more online.

Mental Health MN

Mental Health MN is a mental health advocacy and education organization that provides crisis resources, peer support, screening tool and more.

Learn more online

MY Health FOR Teens and Young Adults

Provides confidential physical and mental health care services including no waiting for mental health appointments and virtual visits.

Learn more online

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI works to improve the lives of those with mental illness. It provides education/awareness, advocacy and support.

Learn more online: Minnesota Chapter Wisconsin Chapter

Click to read NAMI's Mental Health College Guide

Contact NAMI helpline at (651) 645-2948, ext. 117 or 1-888-NAMI-HELPS or via email at namihelps@namimn.orgNote: This is not a crisis line. NAMI helps callers be the best advocates they can be and provides guidance on navigating the system.

North Branch and East Central Crisis Services: cambridge

Learn more online or call Mobile Crisis service: (800) 523-3333 Appointments: (651) 777-5222.

Peer Support Place

Peer Support Space is a peer-led organization with a mission to build, and be a local hub for, diverse peer-led recovery communities. They offer daily digital peer support.

Learn more online 

Psychology Today

Find a therapist near you. Narrow by insurance, gender, issues or other factors and read a bio about them to see how you feel about the fit before you set up an appointment. 

Learn more online

Reclaim: Mental Health Support for Queer and Trans Youth

Learn more online

Therapy for Black Girls

Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. The site includes resources as well as a tool for searching for therapists.

Learn more online

Trans Lifeline

A peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers.

Learn more online

The TREVOR Project– LGBTQ Youth

Their trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline.


Learn more online or call 1-866-488-7386.

Veterans Crisis Line

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.


Learn more online or call 1-800-273-8255.

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Substance Abuse Support Resources


Al-Anon and Alateen members are people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Learn more and look up meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous

Find Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the Twin Cities.


Learn more online or call 952-922-0880 (Minneapolis) or 651-227-5502 (St. Paul).

Chisago County Chemical Health

313 N Main St
Center City, MN 55012

Learn more online or call 651-213-5600

Dellwood Recovery Center, Cambridge Alcohol Treatment Program

Learn more online or call 763-688-7723.

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Center City, MN

Learn more online or call 1-800-257-7810.

Isanti County Chemical Health Services

1700 E Rum River Drive
Cambridge, MN 55008

Learn more online or call 763-689-1711.

Narcotics Anonymous (Minnesota Region)

Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit fellowship or society of individuals for whom drugs had become a major problem.


Learn more online or call 1-877-767-7676.

Riverplace Counseling Centers

The mission of Riverplace is to provide highly structured chemical dependency care in the least costly, least restrictive, non-institutional manner possible, consistent with the individualized needs of persons we have an opportunity to serve.

Learn more online or call 763-421-5590.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline

Learn more online or call 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

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