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Depression help

Depression inventory

Do I need to seek help for depression? This anonymous inventory can help you find out.

Relaxation therapy to help you sleep

If you're having trouble getting to sleep, these audio podcasts will help ease you into a good night's rest.

Crisis numbers and resources

You do not need to fear help, feel ashamed because you need help, or be afraid to ask for help. The following is a partial listing of resources.

  • 911 (for emergency medical help)
  • 211 (First Call for Help)
  • Kristin Brooks Hope Center Hopeline (phone counseling and resources): 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (phone counseling and resources): 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (information and support): 1-800-950-6264
  • Crisis Connection (in the Twin Cities): 612-379-6363 or 1-866-379-6363

Support groups

Postpartum depression support groups

This ongoing support group offers education and support for women who are experiencing or are at risk for postpartum depression. This group is offered at two locations:

Grief resources

Whether you are a bereaved friend or family member, a teacher, or someone who cares about grieving people, we hope these resources will be helpful.

Way to Wellness

This education and therapy group is for people with depression and anxiety who want to learn about their illness, and gain coping skills and support from other people who are dealing with similar issues.


Source: Allina Health Patient Education, Depression Workbook, mh-ahc-94394
Reviewed by: Allina Health Patient Education
First Published: 01/01/2011
Last Reviewed: 01/01/2011