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Health Resources 

Hotlines and Helplines

  • Poison Control 1 (800) 222-1222
    • A free and confidential resource, Poison Control tells you what to do if you swallow, splash, or get stung by something that may be harmful. 
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433), 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), Text hotline 1-800-799-4889.
    • 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.
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1 (888) 373-7888
    • This hotline is for tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases. The National Human Trafficking Hotline also connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe.
  • National Parent Helpline 1-855- 4A PARENT • 1-855-427-2736
    • Call the National Parent Helpline to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Asking for help is a sign of strength. 
  • Ramsey County Child Protectio 651-266-4500
    • You can report suspected child maltreatment 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call even if you are not sure whether or not to make a report, and a child protection social worker will assist you.
  • Ramsey County Children’s Crisis Response 651-266-7878 24/7
    • Crisis Hotline for children in the midst of a mental health crisis

Resources for Chronic Health Conditions

Health Promotion

  • Tips to stay healthy:  
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Stay home when you are sick.
    • Cover your coughs or sneezes
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
    • Website for our state health department-  information on vaccine preventable diseases,  resources, where to get vaccines at free and low cost clinics, and more. The MDH vision is for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy.
  • Nutrition- My Plate (CDC)
    • Website from the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy & Promotion advancing and promoting dietary guidance for all Americans.
  • Vaccines and Immunizations (CDC)
    • Federal vaccine guidelines from the CDC.
  • Influenza Prevention (CDC)
    • Webpage from the CDC about preventing the seasonal flu.
  • Fitness for Children (Healthy Children)
    • Webpage from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) with resources for family fitness. 
  • EPA
    • Federal website for the United States Environmental Protection Agency. 
  • Concussion Resources
    • Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on concussions.