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Minnesota

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE MINNESOTA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI. We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups, telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge. We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR: PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who are caring for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you.

PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

NORTHERN MINNESOTA COORDINATOR: ANNIE CHOATE
DULUTH AREA

Birth and Postpartum Doula
Telephone: 218-310-2038
Email: ann_choate@yahoo.com

MINNESOTA STATE COORDINATOR: LISA CROSS, LMFT
St. Paul and Surrounding Suburbs
Telephone: 612-590-7794
Email: lisacrosslmft@outlook.com

MINNESOTA STATE COORDINATOR: CRYSTAL CLANCY, LMFT
Minneapolis: North of the River

Telephone: 612-548-4266
Email: stagescounseling@gmail.com

MINNESOTA STATE COORDINATOR: KRISTA POST, MA, LP
Minneapolis: South of the River
Telephone: 612-791-0733
Email: kristapost@phawellness.com

 


MINNESOTA EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE:

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

ANOKA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE: 763-236-7911

CARVER EMERGENCY SOCIAL SERVICES AND EMERGENCY INTERVENTION:
952-442-4437

DAKOTA CRISIS INTERVENTION CENTER: 952-891-7171

HENNEPIN ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES: 612-873-3161

BEHAVIORAL EMERGENCY OUTREACH PROGRAMS (BEOP): 612-873-2011

CRISIS CONNECTION: 612-379-6363

RAMSEY CRISIS / MENTAL HEALTH UNIT: 651-266-7900

REGIONS HOSPITAL CRISIS PROGRAM: 651-254-1000

SHERBURNE ST. CLOUD MENTAL HEALTH CENTER: 800-635-8008

WASHINGTON HUMAN SERVICES, INC.: 651-777-4455


SUPPORT GROUPS and RESOURCES

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota
Home of the Minnesota Perinatal Mental Health Resource List

You do not have to suffer or go it alone
HelpLine: 612-787-PPSM (7776)
Email:
PPSMhelpline@gmail.com
Website: http://www.ppsupportmn.org/

Mpls/Abbott Northwestern Hospital Group
Minneapolis
When: Tuesdays, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Where: Allina Mental Health –
Abbott Northwestern Hospital Outpatient Clinic, MN
Contact: Jennifer Johnson, MA, LP
Fee: none
Telephone: 612.863.4770

St Paul/United Hospital Group
West St. Paul
Ongoing free PPD support group
When: Wednesdays, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Where: Dakota County Northern Service Center
1 Mendota Road West, MN
Contact: Rosalyn Voigt, MS, RNC, CLC
Fee: None
Telephone: 612-863-4770


EDUCATION & EVENTS

Third Annual Daisy Dash
5K Walk Run

4300 W. 66th St.
Edina , MN US 55435

Come join us as we celebrate Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota’s third Daisy Dash! This family-friendly event has moved to a more central location! Events for kids and adults alike! Strollers and baby carriers welcome!

All proceeds will will go to PPSM, and continue with their mission to support new and expectant parents struggling with perinatal mood or anxiety disorders, loss, birth trauma, and anything else that comes along with having babies! Funds raised will be used to create support services, offer education for professionals and parents, and for our FREE volunteer peer support HelpLine. We need your support!

Register by April 30th in order to get the complimentary t-shirt. Additional shirts will be available for sale at the event.

Registration ends May 20, 2016

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES:

If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us at psioffice@postpartum.net

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact PSI Program Director Wendy Davis with any questions.