Did you know?

Depression and anxiety are the most common mental illnesses, and can affect anyone. Help is available.

Symptoms of depression:

  • extended periods of sadness and hopelessness
  • loss of interest in activities
  • mood swings, irritability
  • social isolation
  • changes in sleep (insomnia or sleeping more)
  • fatigue
  • changes in appetite

Symptoms of anxiety:

  • nervousness, restlessness
  • panic attacks
  • rapid heart rate and breathing
  • insomnia
  • difficulty focusing
  • digestive problems

What can I try?

  • Seek treatment.
  • If you are worried about another person, suggest they see their health professional. Offer to help them set up an appointment or go with them.
  • Try to get enough sleep, physical activity and healthy food.
  • Stay away from drugs and alcohol.
  • If a person is suffering from depression and talking about suicide, get help immediately.

Who can help?


Call 911

Crisis Lines

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:

Crisis Text Line:
text: MN
to: 741741

Range Mental Health Center
24-hour Crisis Line:


Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital
328 W. Conan St.
Ely, MN 55731


Essentia Health Ely Clinic
300 W. Conan St.
Ely, MN 55731

Ely Community Health Center
Ely, MN 55731
(open Mondays 5:00-7:30 PM)


Range Mental Health Center
624 13th St. S.
Virginia, MN 55792

Greater Minnesota Family Services
34 S 2nd Ave E.
Ely, MN 55731

Need more help?


If you are unsure of what to do next and need more help, contact
Pathways to Wellness at 218-365-7929
to be connected with a Care Facilitator.