“Our mission is to assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and other life controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.”
For more than 30 years, MN Adult & Teen Challenge has been restoring hope to teens and adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. They are effective and affordable. They have a broad spectrum of treatment and recovery programs: Outpatient (Telehealth and In-person), Licensed Residential (7-90 days), Long-Term Recovery Program (12 months), Teen Residential (6-12 months) and Ongoing Recovery and Alumni Services, allowing them to effectively serve individuals with a broad spectrum of addiction issues… from those seeking treatment for the first time to those who have been struggling with addiction for many years. The MnTC model truly enables program participants to experience hope, healing, and freedom in their lives.
Quit Partner is Minnesota’s free way to quit nicotine, including smoking, vaping and chewing. We can support your quit with one-on-one coaching and other helpful tools. Whenever you need us, we’re here to help 24/7.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
What is SAMHSA’s National Helpline?
SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
Support group for parents hurting from the destructive choices of chemical addition of their children. The group provides comfort, hope, encouragement, community, and strength.
Mission: To encourage hurting parents on their journey from pain to peace.
Bridging the gap between you and health care. Free health screenings and primary care services for anyone with or without insurance. No appointment needed. All ages are welcome.
Explore their locations in Winona County:
- Winona Location: Sobieski Lodge (965 E 7th St., Winona) – Thursdays 10 am- 4 pm
Through Bridges’ preventative health approach for a more healthy lifestyle, services to address both physical and emotional health include:
- Health screenings
- Physical examination
- School & sports physicals
- Vision & hearing
- Foot & nail care
- Ear wash
- Neck & shoulder massage
- Blood pressure checks
- Chronic condition support
- Medication review
- Heart Health Program
The Minnesota Department of Human Services is an organization of individuals with a commitment to bettering the lives of Minnesotans by helping to provide essential services to Minnesota’s most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and nonprofits, DHS helps ensure that Minnesota seniors, people with disabilities, children and others meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
MDHS’ largest financial responsibility is to provide health care coverage for low-income Minnesotans. They are also responsible for securing economic assistance for struggling families, providing food support, overseeing child protection and child welfare services, enforcing child support, and providing services for people with mental illness, chemical dependency, or physical or developmental disabilities.
AddictionResource.com was created to help addicts and their loved ones overcome addiction.
“I think recovery organizations are essential. I still participate in that because I enjoy the sharing that takes place and the friendship.” Buzz Aldrin The second person to walk on the Moon. Former addict
“The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope.” Russell Brand English actor, radio host, and author. Former addict.
WSU Health & Wellness Services has created these pages to to provide resources to make informed decisions.
WSU Health & Wellness Services offers a wide variety of services aimed to:
- Educate students based on current research in alcohol and other drugs.
- Empower students to make informed decisions regarding substance abuse.
- Foster changes in and beyond Winona State University to decrease illegal and high risk use of alcohol and other drugs.
Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Programs:
Start the conversation about synthetic drugs.
- Synthetic drug facts
- What to look for
- What to say
Brought to you by the Minnesota Department of Human Services in partnership with other state agencies participating in the Minnesota State Substance Abuse Strategy.
If you’re an addict, NA can help. Narcotics Anonymous offers recovery to addicts around the world. They focus on the disease of addiction rather than any particular drug. Their message is broad enough to attract addicts from any social class or nationality. When new members come to meetings, the sole interest is in their desire for freedom from active addiction and how the group can be of help.
ACS strongly believes in helping people improve the quality of their lives. Therapy can help improve mood, offer support, and teach coping skills. They strive to provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment that is relaxed and comfortable.
Individual Counseling is an opportunity to explore, address, and learn to cope with personal issues and mental health concerns.
Group psychotherapy or group therapy is a form of psychotherapy in which one or more therapists treat a small group of clients together as a group.
Psychoeducation refers to the education offered to individuals with a mental health condition and their families to help empower them and deal with their condition in an optimal way.
Telehealth Counseling refers to the provision of outpatient mental health counseling via secured telehealth platform. Acumen Counseling Services utilized Doxy, a HITECH/HIPAA compliant telehealth platform that works through an internet browser (no downloading needed).
Adult Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioral treatment that was originally developed to treat chronically suicidal individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and is now recognized as the gold standard psychological treatment for this population. In addition, research has shown that it is effective in reducing suicidal behaviors, non-suicidal self injury, psychiatric hospitalization, and treating a wide range of other disorders, such as: substance dependency, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Crisis Response inspires hope in adults, children, youth and their families by delivering compassionate, person-centered, recovery-based mental health support during a crisis.
Crisis Response offers phone support is offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A trained counselor will assess your current situation, offer support and counseling and be able to connect you with local resources.
Phone support staff have the ability to dispatch our Crisis Response mobile teams. These teams can meet you in the community to complete a more comprehensive assessment and planning to support you through the current crisis situation.
Know the Truth™ is a free, secular, educational resource offered to Minnesota schools. KTT’s core program offers a substance use prevention curriculum delivered as part of the schools’ health class curriculum to middle school and high school youth, aged 12-19 years. Our mission is to prevent teen substance use in Minnesota; we pursue this by partnering annually with 200+ Minnesota schools to educate nearly 60,000 middle school and high school students, as well as by collaborating with parents, educators, law enforcement, and other community leaders to build awareness of, and provide education regarding, local substance use issues. Ultimately our goal is to reduce risk factors and enhance protective factors that work to save lives and build safer, stronger communities.
Since 2006, our Know the Truth prevention advocates have educated more than 543,000 Minnesota youth in classrooms using our evidence-based curriculum, interactive peer to peer approach, and by creating open dialogue to discuss topics ranging from peer pressure to healthy coping skills. Our 24/7 text hotline enables students to have direct access to a Know the Truth™ prevention advocate. We also provide resource guides so students have access to more support, if needed. In addition to classroom presentations, we partner with communities to offer parent education forums, at which we share relevant information provided directly from local students. Contact us today for more information.
Common Ground provides substance abuse treatment services in Winona, Rochester, Red Wing and surrounding areas. Common Ground assists you in reaching your goals, and every person is treated with respect and dignity. There are a variety of options available at Common Ground. Not everyone experiencing the consequences of alcohol or other drug use are dependent or abusing substances. Common Ground provides a professional referral to the least restrictive level of care indicated following a confidential assessment. Psychological and emotional issues often contribute to the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Common Ground provides assistance to those with dual disorders relating to mental health and substance use. We offer a variety of services including CD Assessments, Intensive Outpatient Programing, Sober Housing and Residential Treatment. Contact our office for further information on where the specific services are offered.
Family & Children’s Center is a regional, private, not-for-profit agency that provides a continuum of services designed to strengthen families and promote individual well-being, including child abuse and neglect prevention, alternative schools, community-based counseling, residential options, community support programs, and several outreach programs.
- LEADERSHIP Alternative Education- services middle and high school students within 45 minutes of Winona
- Day Treatment (CTSS)- half day mental health service
- In-Home Counseling- counselors meet twice weekly with each family
- Matty’s Place- children’s advocacy center
- Outpatient Counseling- designed to help children and adults overcome social, emotional or mental challenges
- Tracking Program- check-in system of juveniles who are currently on supervision with Winona County Department of Corrections
- Treatment Foster Care- Enhanced Foster Care, Treatment Foster Care, and Exceptional Treatment Foster Care
- Youth Night Campus- includes three hours of group therapy per day, individual therapy if needed, academic support and independent living skills training
You can become a part of the life changing work that FCC does. With your unique skills, abilities, and experience you can help make a difference in your community. The majority of opportunities are intermittent.
You must be at least 21 years of age and pass a criminal background check to volunteer at the Family & Children’s Center due to state licensing regulations. They do not allow volunteers in need of court-ordered community service hours.
Click here to learn more about volunteering.
“The community leader in delivering exceptional, responsive and consumer focused behavioral health services.”
- Outpatient Counseling
- Substance Abuse
- Community Based Services
- Residential Services
- Peer Support Network
- Outpatient Counseling
- Substance Abuse
- Supporting Community Youth
- Early Childhood Services
Celebrate Recovery: The purpose of the Celebrate Recovery group is to provide a safe and healing place where acceptance is the norm; to receive loving affirmation and recovery from our hurts, habits and hang-ups.
- Hurts: Are an emotional reaction to another person’s behavior or to a disturbing situation (abuse, abandonment, codependency, divorce, relationship issue, etc.)
- Habits: An addiction to someone or something (alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, sex, shopping, smoking, etc.)
- Hang-Ups: A negative mental attitude that is used to cope with people or adversity (anger, depression, fear, unforgiveness, etc.)
There is no contact information available for the Celebrate Recovery Group. Current meeting information: The group meets for dinner at 6pm and then go to the Stockton Community Center for a meeting. The group separates into two groups – one for women and one for men.
Counseling Associates, LLC provides professional counseling and chemical dependency services.
Our team of licensed mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists specialize in individual, couples, family, child, adolescent, and marriage counseling.
Effective counseling services for:
The Winona Counseling Clinic was founded in 1987 as a licensed outpatient mental health clinic and outpatient chemical dependency treatment facility. Michelle Johnson purchased the clinic in 2001 and is the current director of the clinic.
Today, Winona Counseling Clinic, Inc., La Crosse Counseling Clinic, LLC, Associates in Counseling, LLC, and Christian Counseling Clinic, LLC are a collaborative group of mental health professionals (licensed marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, drug and alcohol counselors and professional mediators) dedicated to providing the highest quality of mental health, marriage counseling and substance abuse services. Our goal is to help each person find hope for healing, personal growth and wholeness.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership. Their primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.