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Region V+ Mental Health Initiative is dedicated to improving the mental health of our community through intentional planning and partnerships across the region.

Greater State of Mind Mental Health Needs Assessment

Our results are ready! View the findings, recommendations, and next steps.

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QPR Suicide Prevention Training

IT ONLY TAKES 60 Minutes to learn to save a life.

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is an evidence based suicide prevention program that teaches gatekeepers how to identify the risk factors and warning signs of suicide, how to ask someone if he or she is thinking about suicide, persuade the person to seek help, and refer them to the appropriate resources.

Please see our events calendar for free, virtual QPR trainings taking place in October and November 2021.


Contemplating suicide or need help with a challenging situation? Trained crisis counselors are prepared to provide collaborative problem solving, help defuse the crisis, and connect you to local resources.

To access Crisis Text Line please text: MN to 741741

Crisis Text Line website


This program was created to help Minnesotans who have fallen behind on their rent or fear that could happen. If you find yourself in this position, we are here to help. Find out if you qualify and get ready to apply. If you have experienced hardship due to the pandemic and need assistance to pay your rent or utility bills, you may be eligible for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance.

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HOME Line provides free and low-cost legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services. Please visit to learn more!
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Upcoming Events

Thu, Dec 16

Zoom link will be provided when received.

Wed, Jan 5

Register to receiving meeting link.

Tue, Jan 11

United Methodist Church of Aitkin or virtually via Zoom.

Wed, Feb 2

Register to receiving meeting link.

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Stakeholder Spotlight

Wellness in the Woods

Wellness in the Woods

Wellness in the Woods is the largest employer of mental health peer specialists in Minnesota providing 24,000 interactions with consumers annually.  Services provided by Wellness in the Woods include the Peer Support Connection Warmline, Virtual Peer Support Network, Wellness Recovery Action...

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