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Mental Health and Wellness

Counseling Crisis Resources

Although we do not give specific referrals for any agencies, the following community resources is available for you to contact for counseling and related services.  Many services offer sliding fee scales or free services.  We strongly recommend students review the following resources with a parent, guardian or trusted adult.

Crisis Numbers

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1(800) 273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Response for Southeast Minnesota: 1(844) 274-7472
Olmsted County Crisis Line: (507) 281-6248
Mayo Clinic 24-hour line: (507) 284-2511
Olmsted Medical Center: (507) 288-3443
911 (Emergency): Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger of harming themselves or someone else.

Resources

Comprehensive psychological and psychiatric assessment and treatment of emotional disturbances, mental illness, chemical dependency, physical and sexual abuse, services for seniors, individual and group therapy for children, parents and families.

Tips for using mental health insurance benefits
Before using your mental health insurance benefits, we recommend that you take the following actions:

  • Call the customer service number on the back of your insurance card
  • Ask for a list of mental health providers in your area; you may request male or female providers as well.
  • Ask about specific coverage (number of sessions, co-pay, and how much insurance will pay).

Your family doctor is another resource you can use to find mental health provider. Ask them for a referral or name(s) of providers to consider.

RPS Counselors, School Social Workers, School Psychologists, and our Behavior and Mental Health team are available to support students and families with mental health questions or concerns.

If you have questions or are facing challenging times, don't hesitate to call or stop in the Guidance Office for support. Your school counselors can be your first stop when concerns arise.