Resources for Immediate Help and Support
The following are resources that others have indicated have been helpful. Choosing a counselor is an individual choice and we encourage you to diligently assess which one is a good fit for you.
Talk to others about mental health struggles
The following Smartphone Apps may help
My3: Support Network
Calm Harm: Manages Self Harm
National and Local Call Centers
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7.
Call: 1.800.273.8255 or Chat Online: bit.ly/lifelinechat
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Minnesota)
Crisis Connection: Qualified counselors who are able to respond to any problem 24/7 by phone or text. Services are free, confidential and immediately accessible. 612.379.6363
TXT4Life: TXT4Life is a suicide prevention resource for residents of Minnesota. When a person texts “Life” to 61222, they are connected to a trained counselor who can help with relationship issues, general mental health, and thoughts of suicide. TXT4Life is a free, confidential service offered 24/7.
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
- For crisis situations, text "NEDA" to 741741 to be connected with a trained Crisis Text Line volunteer.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
- Free, confidential, 24/7: 1.800.656.4673 or Chat Online: online.rainn.org
Dakota County Crisis Response: 952.891.7171 (24/7)
Rice County Crisis Line 1-877-399-3040 (24/7)
Rice County Mental Health Resources website
Scott County 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM call 952-496-8481; 4:30 PM to 8:00 AM call 952-818-3702