​FOR PARENTS,​ FOR CHILD​REN, FOR FREE​

RESOURCE​S

Please be aware that this list is compiled from multiple sources and is offered for your convenience.  No service, activity, product, or company on this list is endorsed or recommended by OPS.  We apologize if the service listed here is not working or not helpful, but we are not responsible for the content of any listing.

https://extension.umn.edu/families-and-youth/family-news

Activities

Master List of activities (please note that websites have not been verified by OPS and OPS has no connection to any of the sites listed).

NCTSN Activities for Children and Adolescents: Activities

http://www.mnhs.org/historyathome

Early Head Start Saint Paul activities

Resources

University of Minnesota Extension:  https://extension.umn.edu/families-and-youth/family-news

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH): https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS): https://www.cstsonline.org/resources/resource-master-list/coronavirus-and-emerging-infectious-disease-outbreaks-response

MN Adopt Parent Covid-19 Resource Guide:  MN Adopt Insider

Resources for Parents:  Resources for Parents

Mental Health Wellness Tips:  Mental Health Wellness Tips

Internet Resources:  Internet Resources 

Call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Text HOME to 741-741 for Crisis Text Line

Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66-746 for the Disaster Distress Hotline

Call 1-800-488-7386, text START to 678-678 

Call 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22-522 to connect with The National Domestic Violence Hotline

TXT4LIFE- Crisis text line

COPE (adults, 18+) (612) 596-1223 (phone calls only at this time)

Child Crisis (children, 17 years and younger): (612) 348-2233

Walk-In Counseling: Free drop-in counseling (612) 870-0565

Withdrawal Management (Detox): (612) 348-4111

Reentry House (Crisis Housing for Adults): (612) 869-2411

Opportunity Center (612) 204-8300

St. Steven’s Emergency Homeless Shelters: (612) 874-0311

Mental Health Center (telephone diagnostic assessments, therapy, and psychiatry) (612)596-9438

Online AA meetings: Pause A While will host a free conference call at 2pm every day. The dial in number is 425-436-6360. The access code is 422932#

Love Lines (spiritually specific crisis line): (612) 379-1199

MN Warm Line Peer Connection: (844) 739-6369

On line course for dealing with mental health during COVID-19 https://www.coursera.org/learn/manage-health-covid-19

Planet Fitness: Free in-home workouts for everyone. Workouts will be led by trainers and surprise celebrity guests. 

Breathing exercises (source of breathing handout)  http://www.new-synapse.com/aps/wordpress/?p=1195