Crisis hotlines and help


Feel overwhelmed and don't know where to turn? Unless otherwise indicated, these services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people experiencing an emotional, family or health crisis.


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Contact: 612-347-2222 or 1-800-273-8255

Throughout Minnesota

Allina Health Mental Health

Call the Mental Health & Addiction Connection line, 866-603-0016, for any mental health or addiction service, question or concern, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A trained counselor will assess your situation and connect you to needed resources and let you know when to get help. Or visit the Allina Health Mental Health locations page and call the location nearest you.

First Call for Help

This database connects callers to thousands of resources (for example grief support, housing and mental health services) throughout Minnesota.
Where: The service covers Greater Minnesota and the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Contact: Dial 2-1-1 or visit

Twin Cities metropolitan area

Domestic Abuse Project (DAP)

DAP has legal & community advocacy at three sites in Minneapolis. Call 612-673-3526 for more information. DAP also has therapy services for men, women, adolescents and children. For more information about those services or for other referrals call 612-874-7063 and ask to speak to the First Call Desk which is staffed weekdays between 10 am and 4 pm.
Where: Domestic Abuse Project, Inc., 204 West Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Contact: Call 612-874-7063. Email or visit Domestic Abuse Project.

Anoka County

Crisis Intervention Services

Call Mercy Hospital's Crisis Intervention Services at any time to find the help you need.
Where: Mercy Hospital, 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Contact: Call 763-236-7911.

Hennepin County

Assessment and Referral

Experts from Abbott Northwestern Hospital's Assessment and Referral Service respond to people experiencing a crisis or an emotional, stressful situation.
Where: Abbott Northwestern Hospital, 800 East 28th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Contact: Call 612-863-8633.

Acute Psychiatric Services

Hennepin County Medical Center's Acute Psychiatric Services offers counseling through a crisis intervention phone service and a suicide hotline.
Where: Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Contact: Call 612-863-3161 for general crisis intervention or 612-873-2222 for the suicide hotline.

Isanti County

Assessment and Referral Services

Counselors at Cambridge Medical Center's Behavioral Health Department will assess your situation and refer you to the appropriate care. Mental Health unit & Crisis Line call 763-688-9897. Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency Assessments call 763-688-7723.
Where: Cambridge Medical Center, 701 South Dellwood Street, Cambridge, MN 55008

Ramsey County

Crisis Intervention Services

Call United Hospital's Crisis Intervention Services at any time to find help through a crisis or an emotional, stressful situation.
Where: United Hospital, 333 North Smith Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102
Contact: Call 651-241-8694.

Crisis Program

Available 24 hours a day, the Crisis Program of Regions Hospital's Emergency Center can help you cope with the stress of an injury or illness.
Where: Regions Hospital, 640 Jackson Street, St. Paul, MN 55101
Contact: Call 651-254-5000.