Local support resources for stress and coping in Otter Tail County
The outbreak of COVID-19 causes possible stress for people as well as fear and anxiety. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about and your community stronger, according to an Otter Tail County news release.
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people and the community in which you live.
People who may respond more strongly to the stress of a crisis include:
- Older people and people with chronic diseases who are at higher risk for COVID-19;
- Children and teens;
- People who are helping with the response to COVID-19, like doctors and other health care providers or first responders;
- People who have mental health conditions including problems with substance use.
Stress during an infectious disease outbreak can include:
- Fear and worry about your own health and the health of your loved ones;
- Changes in sleep or eating patterns;
- Difficulty sleeping or concentrating;
- Worsening of chronic health problems;
- Increased use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Otter Tail County and regional supports available:
888-223-4512 Mobile Mental Health Crisis Response
844-739-6369 MN Warmline Peer Support Connection
Therapy and Counseling:
218-998-2575 Birchwood Psychological Center
218-736-3035 Darveaux Psychological Services
218-739-8761 Gwen Brutlag, Licensed Psychologist
218-442-6131 Integrity Counseling
218-736-6987 Lakeland Mental Health Center
218-736-5431 Lutheran Social Service of MN
218-998-3123 Lysne Consulting & Counseling
844-697-8766 Nystrom & Associates
218-731-8896 Peaceful Mind Mental Health
218-998-2992 Solutions Behavioral Health
218-338-5917 St. William’s Mental Health
218-998-3123 The Blue Lotus Counseling
800-627-8220 The Village Family Service Center
218-347-4500 Perham Health
218-736-8208 Lake Region Hospital Bridgeway Unit
701-476-7200 Prairie St. John’s
701-772-2500 Red River Behavioral Health
701-280-4140 Sanford Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness on-line support groups namimn.org/support/
Alcoholics Anonymous online support group aa-intergroup.org
Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living 218-998-1799
Clay County Detox 218-299-5171
Someplace Safe 218-739-2853 email@example.com
For COVID-19 health-related questions, call the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline at 1-800-657-3903. The hotline is available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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