If you (or someone you know) is having a mental health crisis and/or is in immediate danger, please:
- Call 911
Dangerous crisis situations include suicidal behaviors or threats, homicidal behavior or threats, irrational dangerous behavior, or excessive consumption of alcohol or drugs. If you are not sure whether the situation represents immediate danger, err on the side of caution and place the call.
If the mental health crisis you are experiencing is not dangerous, but you wish to access health care immediately, please contact one of the following depending on your location:
During Business Hours
- Student Counseling
- 235 Behmerl Hall 320-589-6060
- Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–12 p.m., 1–4:30 p.m.
24 Hours a day
On and Off Campus Students
- Contact Campus Police 320-589-6000
- Campus Police will help coordinate obtaining access to mental health services
On Campus Students
- Contact your CA, on-call CA or Hall Director
- Your CA can help getting access to mental health services
If the mental health crisis you are experiencing is not dangerous, but you wish to talk to someone immediately for assistance about what to do next, call this 24-hour help line:
- Crisis Connection
- 1-866-379-6363 (Toll free)
400 East 1st Street
Morris MN, 56267
4 blocks from campus
- Crisis Connection, 1-866-379-6363
- A non-profit agency which provides free and confidential 24-hour counseling to callers throughout Minnesota, free of charge.
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). It is the only national suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource funded by the Federal Government.
- Someplace Safe, 1-800-974-3359
- Someplace Safe operates an Outreach Program in Stevens County. Local advocates and volunteers are trained to offer assistance to victims, survivors, family and friends who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or general crimes. All advocacy services provided by Someplace Safe are free and confidential.
- Aurora Center 24 hour help line 612-626-9111
- The Aurora Center provides free and confidential support for victim/survivors and concerned persons affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, or stalking.
- Student Counseling
Walk-in crisis counseling is offered from 8 a.m.–noon & 1–4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. These services are not the same as those available in an emergency room and should not be substituted for a situation requiring immediate intervention.
- Phone: 320-589-6060
- Campus Police 320-589-6000
- Violence Prevention Program 320-589-6061
Located in the Wellness Center (Gay Hall 16A) the violence prevention program provides advocacy services to students who are victim/survivors and concerned persons affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. The Violence Prevention Program can assist in filing police reports, assist with Behavior Committee and campus judicial process, and help coordinate care on campus, academically and otherwise.
- Phone: 320-589-6061