Crisis Resources


All resources listed below provide 24/7 support. 

Dakota County Crisis Response 952-891-7171
The Dakota County Crisis Response Unit (CRU) provides 24-hour phone and face-to-face crisis intervention and consultation. The primary goal of the Crisis Response Unit is to assist in stabilizing the immediate crisis, ensure safety for the client, the family and/or the community, and assist with referrals to appropriate county or other agency staff as necessary.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network 1-800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Crisis Text Line, Text HOME to 741741 
Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

SAMHSA Hotline (Substance Abuse) 1-800-662-4357
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a service for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. 

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673
RAINN will connect you with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474
We work to shine a light on domestic violence by supporting and advocating for survivors, pro
viding hope in times of crisis, and promoting healthy relationships for all.

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ) 866-488-7386
If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline.