If you are in immediate danger – CALL 911

If you (or someone you know) is in immediate danger or experiencing a mental health crisis, 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:

24/7 Mental Health Help

Mental Health Mobile Crisis

1-(800)-422-0045 or 988, 24/7 availability



Text “Start” to 741-741, 24/7 availability

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

(800)-273-8255, 24/7 availability

National RAINN Hotline (National Sexual Assault Hotline)

RAINN- Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

1-(800)-656-HOPE  or  1-800-656-4673, 24/7 availability

24/7 Help for Medical Emergencies

Call 911 if the injury is serious or life threatening

Sanford Bemidji Medical Center

1300 Anne St. NW Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

General Health Hotline: (218) 751-5430

During Business Hours

Counseling Services


Cedar Hall #42

9am-4pm Mondays – Friday during the academic year (closed from 12-1pm)
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am-4pm (closed from 12-1pm). (Summer and academic breaks)

Medical Clinic


Cedar Hall #42

9am-4pm Mondays – Friday during the academic year (closed from 12-1pm)
For Summer and Academic Breaks: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am-4pm (closed from 12-1pm)

Additional Resources

Type of Service Name Phone Number
Mental Health National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Mental Health Crisis Text Line 24/7 Text “MN” to 741741
Poison Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
Chemical Health Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Chemical Health American Addictions Centers Hotline 1-866-959-7147
Violence National Sexual Assault Hotline 24/7 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Violence National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Violence Casa de Esperanza bilingual Domestic Violence Helpline 651-772-1611
Violence National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline

Videophone: 1-855-812-1001


Violence Love is Respect (teen dating violence) 1-866-331-9474
Violence Strong Hearts Native Helpline (Native American Domestic Violence Helpline) 1-844-762-8483
LGBTQIA+ National Help Center Hotline 1-888-234-7243
LGBTQIA+ Anti-Violence Hotline 24/7 English/Spanish 212-714-1141
Trans National Trans Lifeline 1-877-565-8860
Eating Disorder National Eating Disorders Helpline M-TH 8a-8pm, F: 10a-4pm 1-800-931-2237
Eating Disorder National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders’ M-F 9a-5pm 630-577-1330
BIPOC Call BlackLine 24/7 Hotline prioritized for BIPOC 1-800-604-5841
BIPOC Crisis Line for Racial Equity Support M-F 12pm-9pm 1-503-575-3764