Suicide prevention

Get help in an emergency

If you or someone you know is in an emergency, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at our website or by calling 800-273-TALK (8255).

Call 911 in an emergency.

Know the signs

  • Threats or comments about killing themselves, also known as suicidal ideation, can begin with seemingly harmless thoughts like “I wish I wasn’t here” but can become more overt and dangerous
  • Increased alcohol and drug use
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Social withdrawal from friends, family and the community
  • Dramatic mood swings
  • Talking, writing or thinking about death
  • Impulsive or reckless behavior

Source: National Suicide Prevention Life Line

Resources available 24 hours a day

  • Crisis Text Line – Text MN to 741741 24/hours a day
  • Suicide prevention hotline: 612-873-222
  • Adult Psychiatric Services at Hennepin Healthcare: 612-873-3161

For follow-up mental health services or mental health screening call 612-543-2500 ask for behavioral health intake during business hours 8:30 to 5 pm.