There are a lot of resources that discuss the dangers of drugs and alcohol and how to get help if you, a family member or friend needs it.
Check out the helpful websites listed below for more information.
Tobacco, including E-Cigarettes:
Another resource could be your health insurance company. Many will assist with smoking cessation services, including providing resources as well as treatment.
Other Drugs of Abuse:
Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org/
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, from a secure online platform.
Family Resource Center: http://www.familyresourcectr.org/
Resources were selected for this site based on defined criteria from addiction research experts at the Treatment Research Institute. This is a place to start getting informed about addiction; how to support your child through prevention, intervention, treatment or recovery resources; how to support yourself; and advocacy opportunities.
MN Association for Children's Mental Health: http://www.macmh.org/
Promotes positive mental health for all infants, children, adolescents and their families.
MN Mental Health: http://mnmentalhealth.org/
Mental health resources for four-county area: Benton, Sherburne, Stearns & Wright Counties
MN Recovery: http://www.usrecovery.info/Minnesota.htm
Guide to mental health recovery in Minnesota with emphasis on alcoholism and chemical dependency.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) MN: https://namimn.org/
Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Sherburne County: http://www.co.sherburne.mn.us/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE): http://www.save.org/index.cfm?
Dedicated to preventing suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide. by raising awareness and educating the public.