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In 1973, 180 Degrees opened the doors of their first residential program to help men rebuild their lives after spending time in prison. Our current programs focus on providing services to children, families and adults at pivotal moments where appropriate interventions can prevent potentially catastrophic outcomes like incarceration, chronic homelessness, or repeated patterns of abuse. 180 Degrees offers a comprehensive continuum of care addressing prevention, intervention, transition, connection, and integration for youth and families facing significant adversity. We serve a diverse, multicultural population in all of our programs, the majority of which target youth under the age of 19.

Dan Pfarr
236 Clifton Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Change to Chill – a free, online mental well-being program offered by Allina Health, was created in response to the identified community health need. The Change to Chill (CTC) program aims to determine what stress is, what causes it, and, most importantly, how to manage it. Resourceslessons and activities are tailored to teens, as well as for educators and parents, and include topics such as gratitudemindfulnessguided imagery and meditation. The CTC Starter Kit allows users to download the curriculum script, the Action Guide, CTC fliers and digital images. Updates to the CTC curriculum have been streamlined into topical blocks with the addition of new content on mindfulness, content for athletes and tips for talking with teens. In addition, there’s an activities & tools page created for users to easily find coloring sheets, Do It Yourself (DIY) activities and more and the video filters allow users to filter by video length and content type. Tested by teen and all can benefit. Visit changetochill.org to get started today!

Susan Nygaard
2925 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Our clinical psychology program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). We have been accredited since 1993. The strength of our PsyD program lies in our commitment to student learning and mentoring, our emphasis on understanding and appreciating diversity, and our focus on clinical practice. The central goal of our program is to establish an academic standard of excellence essential to the integrity of our program and to prepare competent practitioners and scholars.

Wendy Assal
1515 Central Parkway
Eagan MN, 55121
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Our mission at Synergy eTherapy is to increase the availability of high-quality psychological services to members of our community by electronic means (eTherapy) in order to improve mental health and overall well-being. We offer goal-oriented individual, couple and family mental health counseling in a comfortable, flexible and convenient manner for busy people on the go. All of our sessions are conducted from the comfort of one’s home! We offer phone and video chat sessions that are private and HIPAA secure. Our exceptional and dedicated therapists are all licensed with years of experience in their field. Each therapist was chosen to be a part of this independent group practice based on their personal and professional accolades.

Lisa Herman, PsyD, LP
[email protected]synergyetherapy.com

For more than 30 years Melrose Center has helped treat and heal patients and families struggling with all types of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and the most common, binge-eating disorder. We treat all genders, all ages, eating disorders and diabetes, eating disorders and substance use disorder and athletes with eating disorders. Our personalized and innovative treatment uses a multidisciplinary approach that includes medical, nutritional, psychological and behavioral care through outpatient and residential programs. To learn more, visit melroseheals.com

Cindy Schallock
3525 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park MN, 55416
[email protected]parknicollet.com

OUR MISSION Dedicated to reclaiming lives limited by eating disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma and other psychological/behavioral struggles. OUR APPROACH Water’s Edge CHC believes that ultimate healing happens when one approaches healing from a biological-psychological-social-spiritual (whole-person) perspective within a caring, confidential and collaborative relationship. Water’s Edge CHC strives to provide this treatment within a safe and homelike environment.

Kim Bushman
14551 Judicial Road Ste 100
Burnsville MN, 55306
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Tickets for Kids is a national non-profit organization that provides at-risk children with experiences that inspire hope, dreams, and achievements for a lifetime. We work with nonprofit agencies that serve at least 70% low-income and at risk youth with no-cost opportunities to attend ballgames, theater performances, museums, and more. With the dwindling budgets of our nonprofits and schools, we know how rare hands-on experiences have become and try to connect this gap for our partners. Partnership with our program is free and more information can be found at www.ticketsforkids.org.

Susan Murray
700 Blaw Avenue
Pittsburgh PA, 15238
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In 2019, Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health & Well-Being will celebrate 40 years of providing exceptional and affordable mental health services to clients from 2-92. The Center is the primary provider of outpatient mental health services in the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities. Each year, we impact the lives of 6,000 individuals, families and caregivers. Our team includes child and adolescent psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and therapists who see individuals, couples and families. We also have psychologists who focus on testing and assessments. Community-based programs include our family focused domestic abuse program, school-based mental health services in 45 schools from early childhood through high school in six school districts and Bridgeview, Anoka County’s only drop-in center for adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. Lee Carlson Center is a 501 © 3 non-profit. Call 763.780.3036 to learn more or visit our website at leecarlsoncenter.org.

Patty Halvorson
7954 University Avenue NE
Fridley MN, 55432
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Vision Statement: The vision of Sunny Love LLC is to be a Midwest leading platform in assisting women and teenagers who have experienced emotional and physical abuse with discovering a clear purpose and setting goals in their lives through motivation, preservation, and spirituality. Mission: To provide victims of abuse with personal peer counseling that encourages open discussion, helps clients cope with previous traumatic experiences, and gives advice on using spiritual inspiration to build confidence for achieving full human potential.

Reverend Dr. Mary Whitney
P.O. Box 6834
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Job Corps is a free residential education and training program for 16-24 year olds.

Jennifer Moore
1480 Snelling Avenue N
Saint Paul MN, 55108

Our Mission: Lead the way in the innovation and provision of evidence based and community centered, education, advocacy, and rehabilitation solutions to the issues facing the black community in the Twin Cities. Our Vision: Eliminate reliance on the juvenile justice systems to meet the needs of black youth. Services Provided: Therapeutic Group Homes (14-21 year olds – Male and Female) Shelter programs (14-21 year olds – Male and Female) Youth Mentorship (Hennepin County youth on probation) Family Resiliency Building program (coming in Fall 2018).

Michael Foster
701 W Broadway
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The Physician Advocacy Network, a project of the Twin Cities Medical Society, is committed to educating health care providers and other professionals about the risks of e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products, and empowering them to become leaders in reducing tobacco use in Minnesota. Visit us for resources on how to discuss e-cigarettes with youth!

Annie Krapek
1300 Godward St NE
Minneapolis MN, 55413
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Prairie St. John’s is a 110-inpatient bed facility providing mental health and substance use disorder services for children, adolescents and adults. We also offer a full psychiatric and addiction continuum of care beyond inpatient, including partial hospitalization, residential treatment, intensive outpatient services and clinic services. We serve individuals throughout the entire region with most patients coming from North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota.

Kara Kluvers
1300 Godward St NE
Minneapolis MN, 55413
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BICA has been promoting improved services to improve outcomes for children and youth since 1982. We offer services and support to professionals and parents who work with children with emotional – behavioral and learning challenges. Our focus is on social competency and literacy. Our services include professional development, discounted bookstore, workshops, consultation, program design and evaluation and a professional library. Our free downloads page offers nearly 900 pdf files.

Sheldon Braaten
203 Little Canada Road East
Little Canada MN, 55117
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The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) offers residents of St. Paul and the East Metro Area free and low-cost volunteer-based restorative practices, mediation and facilitation services in community, school, apartment living and court settings. It is our policy that no one is turned away for inability to pay. Our goal is to provide accessible, effective, and affordable conflict resolution and restorative dialogue services to assist community members in the resolution of conflict – respectfully and peacefully. DRC also provides training to youth and adult groups interested in building effective communication skills for peace building. Our mission: To promote the constructive resolution of conflict through open communication and shared decision-making.

Jennifer Blevins
91 East Arch St
St. Paul MN, 55130
[email protected]

Life is hectic. Keep a healthy family at the top of your list. The Hennepin County Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Program can help with the details of keeping your family healthy. When you call, you will connect with a real person who can give you personalized assistance to help you keep up with your family’s health care needs. Whether you speak English, Spanish, Somali, Hmong, or another language, we will speak with you in your native language. Talk with a Child and Teen Checkups specialist for assistance or information by calling 612-348-5131. Child and Teen Checkups services are for young people who receive health care benefits through Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare, including independent teens and young adults up to age 21, including young parents. If you have children, you can get help managing their health care, too.

Sue Herrig
525 Portland Ave. S.
Minneapolis MN, 55487
[email protected]

Levan Counseling & Consulting Services (LCCS) provides individual, group and family counseling services for youth and adults. Services are tailored and designed to assist the client in overcoming a wide range of emotional, behavioral or relationship problems — from mild to severe. LCCS specializes in some of the following issues such as: Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Child and Adolescent Issues, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Life Transitions, DBT and many other issues. They focus on processing their client’s issues and identifying and allowing for the dissipation of the natural emotions related to the clients concern as well as pinpointing those thoughts that are preventing recovery. As compassionate therapists we will help your child/teen heal from abuse and traumatic events through a variety of best-practice programs. Family members, foster parents and other caregivers can be included in the therapy process.

Erika McAfee-Levan
5901 Brooklyn Blvd #205
Brooklyn Center MN, 55429-2533
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Voyageur Outward Bound School changes lives through challenge and discovery right here in Minnesota. We deliver nature-based character education and social-emotional learning for Twin Cities youth. We partner with non-profits and schools to deliver relevant, custom designed programs that meet student needs and institutional goals. We believe that we are better together. Our group education model builds compassion and community through personal skill development and ethical peer leadership. “Be tough, yet gentle. Humble, yet bold. Swayed always by beauty and truth.” Please reach out to ma[email protected] to visit us in St. Paul and learn more about partnership with Outward Bound.

Marlais Brand
1400 Energy Park Drive
Saint Paul MN, 55108
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Cornerstone’€s ultimate goal is to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking. Healthy futures are possible when we coordinate an effective crisis response, implement trauma-informed support services, mitigate the impact of violence on children and youth, and confront the roots of violence.

Ann Piatt
1000 East 80th Street
Bloomington MN, 55347
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was founded in 1980 by the mother of a 13-year-old girl killed by a drunk driver. As a grassroots organization, MADD’s focus is, “to create major social change in the attitude and behavior of Americans toward drinking and driving.” Since our founding, MADD has grown into the nations largest nonprofit crime victim organization. As our organization has grown, so has our mission. In 2015, we changed our mission to include underage drinking prevention. Underage drivers are over-represented in the number of alcohol-related crashes yearly. The elimination of underage drinkers would eliminate those needless crashes. Additionally, teen drinkers have a higher likelihood to become addicted to alcohol and more likely to choose to drive drunk later in life. Through the Power of YOU(th) and Power of Parents programs, MADD aims to give teens and parents the education and tools to have an ongoing conversation about alcohol in the hopes that they make healthy choices. Our mission now states, “To end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.”

Sarah Philippe
155 S. Wabasha St.
St. Paul MN, 55107
[email protected]

At the University of Wisconsin-Superior, you – the student – are our top priority. You will receive individualized attention from a trusted and experienced faculty that will prepare you to become an educator who makes a difference in the world. Plus, you will earn a quality, affordable degree on your own schedule from a university that’s been around for more than 120 years. We have a Special Education, Instruction, Administration and EdS Superintendent 100% online graduate programs. Please contact Kelli Abar at [email protected], call/text 952-738-2156 or click on http://online.uwsuper.edu/kelli for more information.

Kelli Abar
801 N. 28th St.
Superior, WI 54880
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