Life and Light Counseling


Here are some links to community organizations and agencies that you may find helpful. From time to time i may work with these and other organizations to provide better care for you.

Center for Grief Loss and Transition: Grief therapy for individuals and families.

Center for Victims of TortureThe mission of the Center for Victims of Torture is to heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and their communities and to end torture worldwide.

CLUES- Communidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio : Mental health services designed to serve the Latino community in a bilingual and bicultural manner.

Community-University Health Care Center : Adult and child and adolescent mental health services are available in English, Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese. Other languages available upon request.

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741

Hamm Clinic: Offers a full spectrum of outpatient mental health services in English and Spanish.

Hennepin County:

                Adult Crisis Line: 612-596-1223

                Child Crisis Line: 612-348-2233 (Age 17 and under)

Hazelden Betty Ford: Offers a comprehensive approach to addiction that addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, research, higher learning, public education and advocacy, and publishing.

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH): Provides support and advocacy for parents of children with mental health issues.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)NAMI Minnesota has worked to promote the development of community mental health programs and services, change public attitudes about mental illnesses, improve access to services and increase opportunities for recovery.

Melrose Center for Eating Disorders: Providing comprehensive psychological, nutritional, and medical care for individuals with eating disorders.

Ramsey County Crisis Line: 651-266-7900

Tubman: Provides immediate safe haven and protection for women and children in crisis with a total of 128 beds at three emergency shelters and 11 transitional housing units. In addition, a full range of support services are offered to all members of the family – men, women, and children – in Hennepin, Washington, and suburban Ramsey counties. (Help Line: 612-825-0000)

United Way 2-1-1 Hotline: This free, confidential hotline is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Trained specialists can connect you to services related to mental health counseling, housing, legal aid, transportation, health care, financial services and more. 651-291-0211 (800-543-7709)

MN Department of Veterans Affairsruns Minnesota's five state Veterans Homes and assists Minnesota's 308,000 Veterans and their dependents to obtain the benefits and services provided by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Washburn Center for Children :Assessment, treatment, consultation and prevention services for children and their families.

Wilder Foundation: Southeast Asian Services: SEA provides a variety of mental health treatment and support services for Hmong, Cambodian and Vietnamese adults, youth and families. The program has received national recognition for the way it combines western mental health practices with the traditional healing methods of the Southeastern Asian cultures it serves.

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