Mental illness means an organic disorder of the brain or a clinically significant disorder of thought, mood, perception, orientation, memory, or behavior that is detailed in a diagnostic codes list published by the commissioner, and that seriously limits a person's capacity to function in primary aspects of daily living such as personal relations, living arrangements, work, and recreation.
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Statewide Crisis Number Pilot: The phone number is **CRISIS (**274747). This number can only be used from a mobile phone to route the caller to their local mobile crisis team.
Crisis Text Line: As of April 1, 2018, Minnesota’s suicide prevention and mental health crisis texting services are now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People who text MN to 741741 will be connected to Crisis Text Line. Crisis Text Line is offering Text-based suicide prevention services across Minnesota. People who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a counselor who will help defuse the crisis and connect the texter to local resources. Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a toll-free number: 800-273-TALK (8255).
- Consumer Survivor Network of MN
- Mental Health Association of MN
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Office of Mental Health Practice
- State of Minnesota Department of Human Services
- State of Minnesota Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health
- U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration