Crisis Services

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If this is a situation of imminent risk of physical harm, please contact the University of Minnesota Police Department at 911.

Any student seeking urgent counseling services (immediate support) can:

  • Contact U of M Crisis Line at 612-301-4673 anytime.
  • Contact U of M Textline 24/7 by texting "UMN" to 61222.

Urgent Counseling Services SCS
All SCS services are being provided by video or phone. Any student seeking same day or next day counseling can call 612-624-3323 during business hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm) to talk about how we can best help you.

Urgent Counseling Services at Boynton Mental Health Clinic
Please call the clinic FIRST at 612-624-1444 to talk about how we can help you.

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Off-Campus Resources:

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline can be reached 24 hours a day at 800-273-8255.
  • Fairview Hospital's Behavioral Emergency Center staff provides emergency care, assessment and referrals for people of all ages in a behavioral crisis related to either mental health or substance abuse. The center is located on the Riverside campus of University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. Patients check in through the Emergency Department. Telephone: 612-672-6600.
  • Hennepin County Acute Psychiatric Services (612-873-3161) serves those in emotional crisis with 24-hour, seven-day-a-week crisis counseling, assessment, and referral.
  • For life-threatening emergencies, dial 911.
  • The Steve Fund-Crisis Text Line for people of color: Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained Crisis Counselor will respond. The Steve Fund, through its partnership with the Crisis Text Line, promotes text messaging as a means to improve critically needed access for young people of color to crisis counseling.