Health/Chemical/Mental Health2019-10-31T14:51:09-05:00

Health/Chemical/Mental Health Resources

Family Course on Mental Illnesses Offered in Edina

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering a free educational course that helps families gain a greater understanding of mental illness, discuss resources, build communication skills, reduce stress and find support. Over 4,000 Minnesota families have benefited from this course. Join others for this series taught by family members who have walked the walk.

The Family-to-Family course will meet weekly for 12 weeks on Thursdays starting Sept. 12, from 6:00-8:30 p.m., at Lutheran Church of Good Shepherd, 4801 France Ave. S., Edina. For information or to register (required), call Cathy at 253-691-9401 or Marge at 952-934-1166.

Medicare Enrollment for 2020 Coverage

October 15-December 7, 2019

Contact the Senior Linkage Line for Medicare Enrollment Assistance.   1-800-333-2433

UCARE Meet up

Blue Cross Blue Shield Workshops

Health Partners Meetings

MNSure Enrollment for 2020 Coverage

November 1- Dec 23, 2019

Find a Navigator or Assister to help you with the application process

Bloomington Public Health

Promoting, protecting and improving the health of Bloomington, Edina & Richfield residents through clinics, home visits, family support programs, and more

1900 W Old Shakopee Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55431

Bridge to Benefits

Improve the well-being of families and individuals by linking them to public work support programs and tax credits

Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota
555 Park Street, Suite 410
St. Paul, MN 55103

Crisis Housing Fund

A helpful resource to prevent homelessness while seeking treatment

2446 University Ave Ste 140
St. Paul, MN 55114

Edina Public Health

Provides comprehensive environmental, community and public health services

4801 W. 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424

Fast Tracker MN

Your link to mental health and substance abuse resources.  Find a clinic allows you to search by location, insurance provider and need.

Hennepin County Mental Health Center

Serves adults with serious mental illness, including those who struggle with substance use disorders. Also serves children and adolescents who are severely emotionally disturbed, have been abused or neglected, or have been court ordered for a psychological evaluation

Nicollet Exchange Building
1801 Nicollet Avenue
2nd and 3rd Floors
Minneapolis, MN 55403


A marketplace where Minnesotans can shop, compare and choose health insurance coverage that meets their needs


PACER Center

PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adult. They offer a number of programs, activities and workshops for parents and youth.

8161 Normandale Blvd
Bloomington, MN 55437

Portico Healthnet

Helps uninsured Minnesotans access affordable health coverage and care

1600 University Avenue West  Suite 211
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Psychology Today

Search for a local Therapist/Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Support Group or Treatment Center


Chemical and mental health intake and assessment, treatment and therapy, recovery and support and care coordination

1900 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Smiles Change Lives

Helping families with the cost of braces.
When completing the online form to determine if you qualify,   “Minneapolis” includes all of the Twin Cities area.

1-888-900-3554  Call Tuesday-Friday 1-3pm

St. Mary’s Clinics

Provides free medical care, outreach and education to low-income, uninsured families and individuals who are not eligible for government programs

1884 Randolph Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

Information on Bullying, Cyberbullying, Prevention and Resources for parents, kids and teachers.

The Walk-In Counseling Center

Walk-In counseling is open 5 days a week and is free to all who use the service.  Check the website for locations and hours.  A one-page, printable summary of their program can be found here.

2421 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Upcoming Events/Support Groups

NAMI Open Door Anxiety and Panic Support Groups in Edina

Open Door Support Groups provide ongoing support for individuals with an anxiety or panic disorder.

Meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.,
Cross View Lutheran,
6645 McCauley Trail West
Edina, MN 55439

For more information, contact Shawn at 651-239-8381.

Meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays
1:00 -2:30 pm
Edina Library Conference Room
5280 Grandview Square,
Edina, MN 55436.

For more information, contact Mark at 651-485-188

NAMI Family Support Group Edina (emphasis on first episode psychosis)

Family support groups provide ongoing support for families and friends of persons living with a mental illness. This specific group has an emphasis on first episode psychosis.

Meets on the 4th Thursday of every month, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at PrairieCare Edina, 6363 France Avenue South, Suite 200, in conference room 204.

For more information, contact Nancy: or 651-645- 2948 x106.

NAMI Family Support Group- Eden Prairie

Family support groups provide ongoing support for families and friends of persons living with a mental illness.

2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
7:00-8:30 p.m.
St. Andrew Lutheran Church
13600 Technology Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

For more information, contact Carol at 952-426-0343