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Depression Support Coalition

The Depression Support Coalition’s mission is to inform, educate, support, and cultivate a community of spiritual hope for those affected by depression – as well as their families. Formed in 2009, there are now 13 congregations in the south metro area that are a part of this coalition.

Depression Support Coalition 2018 Spring Series in Collaboration with the University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry

Mondays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
4625 W. 125th St., Savage, MN  55378
Contact: Deacon Russ Shupe at or 952.890.9465, ext 114.


  • March 19 “New Medications for Depression” Barry Rittberg, MD 
  • March 26 “Depression in Teens” Kristina Reigstad, PsyD, LP and “Depression in Women” Emily Pisetsky, PhD, LP

For more information, visit the Depression Support Coalition's website or contact Jill Johnson at 952.432.6351 or

Weekly Support Groups

  • Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
    Host: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
    13901 Fairview Dr, Burnsville, Christian Life Center, Rm 160
    In addition to depression support, there is also a support group at this time for family members and loved ones of those with depression.
    Contact: Jody Slaughter, Spiritual Care Associate at 952.898.9312 or
  • Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
    Host: Easter Lutheran Church on the Hill, 4200 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan, Room 6-8
    Contact: Bob Lawrence at 612.845.9481.
Earlier Event: February 22
Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Later Event: February 22