Minnesota Board of Behavior Health and Therapy
The Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy's mission is to protect the public through effective licensure and enforcement of statutes and rules governing professional counseling to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice.
Minnesota Board of Psychology
The Board of Psychology was created to protect the public by enforcing rules and laws for licensing psychologists and psychological practitioners, and by regulating their professional conduct.
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
This agency protects and advocates for the rights of people with mental illnesses and investigate reports of abuse and neglect in public or private facilities that care for or treat people with mental illnesses.
Minnesota Board of Social Work
The Minnesota Board of Social Work is an independent state agency. The Board of Social Work holds social workers accountable by ensuring that licensed social workers are qualified, professional, ethical, and accountable. It does this initially through the examination and licensure process and, on an ongoing basis, by license renewal: continuing education: supervision requirements to ensure continued competence: and through the complaint resolution process when professional standards are not met.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Formerly known as the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association, this organization aims to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders.
National Association for Social Workers
Founded in 1955, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 120,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
National Empowerment Center
This center is a consumer organization whose mission is to carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people who have been diagnosed with mental illness.
Mental Health America
(Formerly known as National Mental Health Association) This organization works to improve the mental health of Americans through advocacy, education, research and service.
Minnesota Housing Partnership
This coalition administers the Crisis Housing Fund, a flexible pool of money to provide short-term housing assistance to persons with a serious and persistent mental illness.
Minnesota State Advisory Council on Mental Health
The Minnesota State Advisory Council on Mental Health is a 30-member group charged with advising the governor, the Legislature and state agencies about policy, programs and services affecting people with mental illness.