Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division's statewide mental health response team serves adults (age 18 and older) who are deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing in Minnesota. This team is composed of licensed, professional staff fluent in American Sign Language. They provide the following mental health services to people with hearing loss:
Please contact us for services or referral.
Download the brochure Bridging Barriers to Mental Health.
DHHSD also provides funding to the following community-based services for adults:
Minnesota Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program specializes in providing substance use disorder treatment to people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
We also have a directory of private practice providers and other providers who are fluent in American Sign Language.
Crisis services are phone numbers or online services you can call, text or chat when you need to talk with someone right away. Two crisis lines are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.