Mental Health and Local Assistance Resources

Mental Health and Local Assistance Resources


COVID-19 Resources for Businesses (PDF)

Do You Need Help? Brochure (PDF) - Contact information for local social services agencies in Duluth.

Ecolibrium3 - Map of Food Resources in Duluth

Free or Low-Cost Internet Service and Related Resources for HUD-Assisted Residents During COVID-19 Crisis (PDF)

Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) ProgramThe official website of the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program, administered by the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

National Alliance of Mental Health (NAMI)NAMI is offering virtual support groups and resources.

National Eating Disorders AssociationContact the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one. You may reach the Helpline at (800) 931-2237.

Northland Healthy Minds Resource PDFThe COVID-19 outbreak has caused stress, uncertainty and anxiety for us all. Northland Healthy Minds has compiled some resources to help navigate mental health needs during this time.

Northeastern Minnesota COVID-19 Community Archive Project - Organized by the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives & Special Collections.  The goal of this project is to create a community archive that will preserve the story of this unprecedented time in our community. 

Safe Haven Services and Safety Tips - Safe Haven is still available and providing advocacy, shelter, and safety planning. Their crisis line will remain staffed 24/7: 218-728-6481.

St. Louis County Community Resources - A directory regarding resources available throughout St. Louis County during the coronavirus epidemic.

St. Louis County Health and Human Services - Rule 25s - Call SLCHHS's intake line at 725-5260 to schedule with a Rule 25. They have six assessors doing the Rule 25s. Treatment programs are open and accepting referrals and SLCHHS can assist with treatment coordination if there is a need for anyone who may have had a Rule 25 elsewhere but is in need of help finding a program.

Twin Ports Queer/Trans Community Care Request - An essential part of stopping the spread of COVID-19 from overwhelming our hospital systems is voluntary self-isolation. However, isolation can be difficult without the support of your neighbors. This form is intended to gather information about who in the community needs help.



Crisis Line Phone Numbers


PAVSA (Program to Aid Victims of Sexual Assault): 218-726-1931
24-Hour Crisis Line

Minnesota Warmline: 877-404- 3190 or text “Support” to 85511
Receive help through peer support to address loneliness, isolation, increased feelings of anxiety and depression, as well as help people living with mental health conditions with recovery and wellness before a crisis occurs. Available Monday - Saturday, 5 - 10 p.m. CST.

Crisis Text Line: Text “Home” to 741-741
Available 24/7, for any painful emotion for which someone needs support.

Birch Tree Crisis Line: 218-623-1800
For mobile crisis service in the Duluth area. This crisis phone line is available 24/7 for support, information and problem solving.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In a crisis, you can also use the National Textline. Text “MN” to 741741.

National Eating Disorders Helpline: 800-931-2237
Contact the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one. Helpline phone hours are Monday-Thursday from 10AM to 8PM, and Friday from 10AM to 4PM.