At LifeSteps Counseling we are dedicated to helping you in any way possible. Below are helpful links and resources to aid with various situations and mental health illnesses.
Crisis Line: 1-800-462-5525 - Provides 24 hour a day mental health services for persons experiencing a mental health crisis
Legal Aid: 1-800-622-7773 - Provides support for persons needing legal assistance
Disability Linkage Line: 1-866-333-2466 - Provides support for persons with disabilities
Hands of Hope: 1-800-682-4547 - Provides support for victims of violence
Todd County Social Services: 320-732-4500 or 1-888-838-4066 - Provides Adult, children and adolescent Case Management services and financial assistance
WebMD (www.webmd.com) is a website that has a plethora of information about different physical illnesses and medications. You will find this website to be particularly helpful when researching your symptoms or medications. This is a reliable source that is trusted by doctors and laypersons as well.
National Association of Mental Illnesses (www.nami.org) is a website that is available to provide support for persons suffering from mental illness. This is a great website for information about specific mental illnesses and has many useful resources within it.
www.mayoclinic.org: This website provides access to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. It is a trusted resource for medical and mental health concerns.
Alcoholics Anonymous (www.aa.org) has a website that offers information about AA meeting locations and their program.
Narcotics Anonymous (www.na.org) has a website that offers information about NA meeting locations and their program.
Al-Anon and Alateen (www.al-anon.alateen.org) provides a website for family members and children that have been affected by the alcoholism or addiction of a family member. This website also offers information about meeting locations.
www.kidshealth.org: This website provides information for parents that may be struggling with parenting concerns or difficult children. It provides information on ADHD, parenting, health, growth and development, nutrition, recipes, etc.
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (www.adaa.org) offers their website for identification and treatment options for a number of different types of anxiety disorders. This website also offers screening tools for the presence of anxiety. Results of these screening tools should not be used as a substitute for a thorough clinical assessment, but are merely indicating the presence of anxiety symptoms.
The MN Association of Mental Health (www.mentalhealthmn.org) offers this website for persons wanting more information about mental health. The website offers: resources, screening tools, general information and contact information for providers.
The Alzheimer's Organization (www.alz.org) provides a website that is helpful to persons living with Alzheimer's disease and their care givers. This information can be useful in helping to determine whether a more formal assessment is necessary and to provide information to care givers that may suffer from stress and burn-out. It is also a great source of support for families and loved ones and may offer answers to their questions.