Suicide Prevention State Grantees - Minnesota Department of Health

Suicide Prevention
State Grantees

If you need free and confidential support call the
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255)
If you need immediate medical help call 911!

Minnesota currently funds 18 grantees in communities across the state to create and implement the State Suicide Prevention Plan to provide comprehensive suicide prevention in local communities, Community Readiness Assessments, and provide resources and trainings to a variety of focus populations.

Ain Dah Yung Center
Provide culturally-specific healing practices for urban American Indians at-risk of suicide.

Aitkin County Public Health
Develop and implement a Community Readiness Assessment for Aitkin County to determine the knowledge and attitudes of community members to address suicidal behavior

Dakota Wicohan
Expand upon a culturally-specific American Indian youth leadership program to prevent suicidal behavior among Lower Sioux and Upper Sioux communities.

Evergreen Youth and Families
Provide evidence-based suicide prevention trainings for schools, social services and American Indian youth in Beltrami County.

Family and Children's Center
Provide evidence-based suicide prevention trainings for mental health clinics, schools, faith communities and primary care in Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties.

Itasca County Public Health
Develop and implement a Community Readiness Assessment for Itasca County to determine the knowledge and attitudes of suicide among community members.

Lao Assistance Center
Develop and implement a culturally specific assessment for the Lao communities of Minnesota to determine the knowledge and attitudes of managing stress and mental health.

Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Community Health Services
Provide evidence-based suicide prevention trainings for farmers, agribusinesses and farmer's families in Meeker, McLeod and Sibley counties.

National Alliance on Mental Illness – Minnesota (NAMI MN)
Provide evidence-based suicide prevention trainings statewide for multiple sectors and disciplines.

Northwest American Indian Community Development Center
Provide culturally-specific healing support services for American Indians in Beltrami County and three Tribal Nations of Leech Lake, White Earth and Cass Lake.

Polk County Public Health
Develop and implement a comprehensive suicide prevention model in schools, behavioral health, primary care and the broader communities of Polk, Norman and Mahnomen counties.

Productive Alternatives, Inc.
Provide evidence-based suicide prevention trainings in Otter Tail County.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
Develop and implement a comprehensive suicide prevention model in schools, behavioral health, primary care and the broader community of Dakota County.

Somali Community Resettlement Center
Develop and implement a culturally specific readiness assessment of rural East Africans and Somali members in the communities of Faribault, Owatonna, Rochester and Worthington to determine the knowledge and attitudes of suicide.

St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services
Develop and implement a comprehensive suicide prevention model in schools, behavioral health, primary care and broader Iron Range region of St. Louis County.

Strub Caulkins Center for Suicide Research
Provide evidence-based suicide prevention training, in partnership with Allina Medical Group, statewide. Develop and implement a comprehensive suicide prevention model with and for emergency responders including, emergency medical service, fire and police in the metro area and rural communities.

White Earth Mental Health
Provide culturally-sensitive, evidence-based suicide prevention trainings for White Earth Reservation.

Wright County Health & Human Services
Provide evidence-based suicide prevention trainings in Wright County for schools, probation, juvenile justice, law enforcement, social workers and nurses.

Crisis Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255) – The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

State Mobile Crisis Services -- Every county in Minnesota provides Mobile Crisis Services for both children and adults that may be experiencing suicidal feelings or mental health crisis. Crisis services are available within each county 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. County crisis teams are available for phone support as well as face-to-face crisis help. 

Crisis Text Line  – Text MN to 741741 to receive help for any crisis. The Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Contact

For more information, contact Tanya Carter, Suicide Prevention Supervisor at Tanya.Carter@state.mn.us
Updated Tuesday, 31-Mar-2020 10:05:12 CDT