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://mn.gov/dhs/crisis/
A suicide prevention resource for residents in Minnesota. Free help for people across Minnesota who are having a mental health crisis or are contemplating suicide. Text MN to 741 741.
Family Resource Center: http://www.familyresourcectr.org/
This is a directory of resources that are backed by various degrees of scientific support to those that come from the most notable, national sources. By organizing and vetting these quality resources, we hope to relieve families of the burden of sorting and evaluating information themselves. This is a place to start getting informed about how to prevent drug or alcohol use, intervene early, find treatment and support adolescents in addiction recovery. It also provides insight on how you can help YOURSELF during this time.
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 4-County area: Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, & Wright Counties
Guide to mental health recovery in Minnesota with emphasis on alcoholism and chemical dependency.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): http://www.namihelps.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://www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
An on-line source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education: http://www.save.org/index.cfm?
Dedicated to preventing suicide by raising awareness and educating the public.