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

MINNESOTA STATE COORDINATOR: KRISTA POST, MA, LP
Licensed Psychologist
4500 Park Glen Road, Suite 150
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Telephone: 612-296-3800
Email: info@kristapost.com

MINNESOTA STATE COORDINATOR: SUZANNE SWANSON, PHD, LP
1108 Grand Ave., #2
St. Paul, MN 55105
Telephone: 651.221.9709
Email: Suzanne.M.Swanson@gmail.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

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

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

Daisy Dash 5K
Sunday May 17th

Lakeville
Kid Fun Run 1:00
5K run 1:30
5K walk 1:45
Facebook
Email: Daisydash5k@gmail.com
Phone: 6125782555

8th Annual Beyond the Baby Blues Conference
Thursday, May 28 2015

NAMI Minnesota
8:30am to 4:00pm
Website to Register

3rd Annual Climb Out of The Darkness
(sponsored by Postpartum Progress Inc.)
 www.postpartumprogress.org
Saturday, June 20, 2015
3:00 pm Nature climb at Minnehaha Falls
Email elicia@webersmn.com
Phone 952-300-2458

 

 

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.