Online Resources

Partner Websites

Benton County Human Services - www.co.benton.mn.us
Sherburne County Health & Human Services - www.co.sherburne.mn.us
Stearns County Human Services - www.co.stearns.mn.us
Wright County Human Services - www.co.wright.mn.us

Arc Midstate - www.arcmidstate.org
Caritas Mental Health Clinic - www.ccstcloud.org/MentalHealthClinic
Central Minnesota Mental Health Center - www.cmmhc.org
Child Care Choices - www.childcarechoices.net
Lutheran Social Service - www.lssmn.org
The Village - www.thevillagefamily.org

Minnesota Statewide Websites

The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM)

www.ausm.org

AuSM exists to enhance the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. AuSM seeks to realize its mission through education support, collaboration, and advocacy.

Culture Care Connection

www.culturecareconnection.org

An online learning and resource center, developed by Stratis Health, aimed at supporting health care providers, staff, and administrators in their ongoing efforts to provide culturally-competent care in Minnesota.

Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health (MACMH)

www.macmh.org

MACMH promote positive mental health for families, from the youngest infant through adolescence.  We help families navigate complex systems, connect with peers and become trained leaders. We help youth find their voice in mental health and advocate for youth rights.

 

Minnesota Department of Human Services

www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&dID=146311

The Children's Mental Health Division of the MN DHS administers policy and practice to ensure effective and accessible mental health services.

Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

www.mnddc.org

The mission of the Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities is to provide information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota

www.namihelps.org

NAMI is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children with mental illness and their families. NAMI Minnesota offers education, support and advocacy.

Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

www.ombudmhdd.state.mn.us

An Ombudsman is an official who is designated to assist you to overcome the delay, injustice or impersonal delivery of services. The Office of Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities is charged under Minnesota Statutes 245.91 - 245.97 with promoting the highest attainable standards of treatment, competency, efficiency and justice for persons receiving services for mental illness, developmental disabilities, chemical dependency and emotional disturbance in children.

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Education (PACER)

www.pacer.org

PACER expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.

National Websites

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

www.aacap.org/cs/root/about_us/about_us

The AACAP) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.

Caring for Every Child's Mental Health

www.samhsa.gov/children

This campaign was created in 1994 by SAMHSA to increase awareness around children's mental health. SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

www.chadd.org

CHADD is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Association

www.bpkids.org

The Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation improves the lives of families raising children and teens living with bipolar disorder and related conditions.

Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

www.ffcmhc.org

The National Federation, a national family-run organization serves to: Provide advocacy at the national level for the rights of children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families; Provide leadership and technical assistance to a nation-wide network of family run organizations; Collaborate with family run and other child serving organizations to transform mental health care in America.

Mental Health America

www.nmha.org

Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. They represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation - everyday and in times of crisis.

National Institute of Mental Health

www.nimh.nih.gov

Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illness through research. The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

Websites for Youth

Connecting Youth to Communities and Careers (Project C3)

www.c3online.org

C3 is a partnership among several Minnesota state agencies and PACER Center. These organizations have partnered with various entities, such as Workforce Centers, and several high schools in Minnesota to provide internships to help local youth learn, earn and participate in community activities.

FosterClub

www.fosterclub.com/article/about-us

Currently, there are over 513,000 young people in foster care in across America. FosterClub is their club — a place to turn for advice, information, and hope. Members engage with peers and regain control over their situation through support, skill building, and healing opportunities.

KidsHealth

www.KidsHealth.org

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. One of the things that makes KidsHealth special is that it's really three sites in one: with sections for parents, for kids, and for teens.

MindYourMind

www.mindyourmind.ca

This is a place for youth and emerging adults to access info, resources and tools during tough times. Help yourself. Help each other. Share what you live and know.

Strength of Us

www.strengthofus.org

StrengthofUs is an online community designed to empower young adults through resource sharing and peer support and to build connections for those navigating the unique challenges and opportunities in the transition-age years.  StrengthofUs provides opportunities for you to connect with your peers and offer support, encouragement and advice and share your real world experiences, personal stories, creativity, resources and ultimately, a little bit of your wonderful and unique self.

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