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80 tools to distract, relax, and cope!

Ramsey County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative has curated an awesome resource with over 80 online tools and videos to help you distract, relax, and cope. Many of these tools work for both children and adults. Explore their library of relaxation resources. Explore Now

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Save the Date! Strategic Plan Launch Party Sept. 21!

Come see what’s next for NYFS! We’ve recently completed our three-year strategic plan and want to share our inspiration, goals and plans with you! Join us on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Vadnais Heights Commons from 4:30 to 6:30 and meet with staff, board members and stakeholders to learn about our plans to enhance and expand [...]


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Staff Profile: Sway Gutierez

Even though Sway Gutierez is new to NYFS, and will be serving a new school district, her work feels very familiar. “I’ve always worked with youth,” she says. “Early intervention is where my heart is.” Sway started working as a nanny in her teens and worked for Head Start and Big Brothers/Big Sisters before becoming [...]


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NYFS Welcomes St. Anthony New Brighton School District

NYFS is pleased to announce the expansion of our School Based Mental Health Program to the St. Anthony New Brighton School District. “This expansion is a great fit,” says School Based Mental Health Programs Manager Steven Lutes, “NYFS already serves the district through our mental health clinics and community service programs – adding mental health [...]


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Big Plans Ahead for NYFS

Dear Supporters, It is exciting to share all the positive developments at NYFS as fall approaches! I love the changing of the seasons in Minnesota and am excitedly anticipating the busyness that September brings with children back in school and the faster pace in our services as individuals and families move back to their routines. [...]


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Better Outcomes – Brighter Futures

NYFS Diversion Program Helps Youth Get Back on Track Clients who attend an intake for the NYFS Diversion Program quickly learn that they will be treated as a person, not a problem, says Jackie McGovern, Manager of Community Services at NYFS. “We’re here to help youth navigate this process and find ways to make better [...]



Northeast Youth & Family Services is a nonprofit, community-based, and trauma-informed mental health and community services organization that has been serving your friends and neighbors in the northeastern Saint Paul suburbs since 1976. Among our many programs, we offer two convenient mental health clinic locations in Shoreview and White Bear Lake, MN.

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Ph: 651-486-3808
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3490 Lexington Ave N
Shoreview, MN 55126

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