mental health resources
MENTAL HEALTH BEST PRACTICES FOR FLEETS
Scott Anderson of Anderson Trucking Service, shares what tools have helped address mental health with their drivers during the continued impacts of COVID-19.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Resources for supporting mental well-being during COVID-19 are available on the Minnesota Department of Health website. Mental health hotlines provide free support to Minnesotans experiencing mental distress are below.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota: Connect for help, to navigate the mental health system, and for support and for resources.
Call: 1-888-NAMI-Helps / 1-888-626-4435
Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health: Connect for help, to navigate the mental health system, and for support and for resources.
Crisis Text Line: The 24/7 emergency service is available if you or someone you know is experiencing a psychiatric or mental health crisis.
Text: "MN" to 741741
Crisis Services: Call **CRISIS (274747) from a mobile phone to talk to your county mental health crisis team. From a landline, find your county mental health crisis phone number here:
Minnesota Warmline: Are you an adult needing support? Talk to a specialist who has firsthand experience living with a mental health condition.
Text: "Support" to 85511
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The 24/7 lifeline provides support when in distress, has prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and resources for professionals.
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress Helpline: Offers crisis counseling and support if you or a family member is experiencing emotional distress related to a disaster.
Peer Support Connection Warmlines: Peer-to-peer telephone support that’s safe and supportive. Open 5 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Call or text: 1-844-739-6369
Brenny Specialized, Inc. shares their mental health best practices and resources used to help drivers and support staff.