Mental health support for parents and youth

Many people face mental health struggles. How you feel matters. And how you learn to cope matters too. If you’re a parent, protecting your child's mental health — as well as your own — may be one of the most important things you can do. These resources can help parents and teens get guidance and support.

Self Care by AbleTo app

Self Care by AbleTo gives direct access to teens looking for help to cope with everyday life, including:

  • Confidential 24/7 access to content specifically created for teens ages 13-19
  • Support to help with staying calm, remaining focused, getting motivated, navigating relationships and more
  • Enter access code "teen" to get started

Conversation starters for teens

Starting mental health conversations with honesty and empathy may encourage your child to open up. Try these conversation starter ideas — it may make it easier to connect with your teen and talk about what matters.

See how the hockey community is speaking up about mental health

Minnesota Wild Marcus Foligno and Wild Alumni Mark Parrish talk about mental health

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UnitedHealthcare is the official health care sponsor of the Minnesota Wild

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Help us build a mosaic of personal MVPs

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Mental health support and resources available by phone or online

If you believe you need help right away — for yourself or a loved one — call 911 or use the emergency numbers below.

Substance Use Helpline — 1-855-780-5955

If you feel that you or a loved one are experiencing signs of addiction, call the confidential helpline to get support, guidance on treatment options, help finding a network provider and answers to your questions.

National Domestic Violence Hotline — 1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Get help with crisis intervention, information and referrals to local services for victims of domestic violence and those calling on their behalf.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat for 24-hour, toll-free, confidential support and prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. For TTY users, use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.

The Crisis Text Line — Text “Home” to 741741

The Crisis Text Line is a free resource available 24/7 to help you connect with a crisis counselor.

Find more mental health information and resources

Learn more ways to talk about and get support for mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, suicide prevention and more.