Suicide and Crisis Lifeline:
call, text, or chat 988
Mental Health & Addiction Connection line: 866-603-0016
Minnesota Warmline, for a safe, anonymous, and confidential person to listen and help. Monday – Saturday 12 noon to 10pm: 651-288-0400 or text “support” to 85511
Parent Email Warmline:
Find resources, answers to your questions, a support network, and you will know that you are not alone.
First Call for Help:
Children and Divorce
An extensive guide about helping children through a divorce, which is sadly a very common thing kids have to go through.
To help lead you through before, during, and after a conversation with someone that you are concerned about. It also has scenarios and self-care ideas.
Mental Health and Mesothelioma
Exposure to asbestos is the primary cause of mesothelioma. A mesothelioma diagnosis can affect mental health. For resources to help in the struggle with that cancer and/or when experiencing depression, anxiety, etc. in that struggle go to: https://www.asbestos.com/support/mental-health/
The mission of Saron's Mental Health Ministry is to encourage each other with support and compassion.
The goal: to provide mental health awareness information and resources to the Saron congregation and the community at large.
Saron’s Mental Health Ministry will explore
a different topic each month.
This month’s topic is:
Caring for the Caregiver
So many times we are
faced with caring for a
friend or a loved one and
it can be all encompassing
and at the same time
While our love for them
makes us want to help
them and care for them
we can become
overwhelmed at times,
and before we know it
our own health has
Check out the board in the Narthex for November. You will find helpful tips for you when you are the caregiver. There are also resources to help identify being overwhelmed and resources for help you manage it all.
Remember-- you need to stay healthy so you can be there for the person you love and want to take care of.
Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:
· Thoughts of suicide
· Mental health or substance use crisis, or
· Any other kind of emotion distress
People can call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support. With 988, no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.