Crisis Resources

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911. 

Crisis Resources 
Normandale counselors will make every effort to accommodate your urgent needs. In the case you are unable to reach the Normandale Counseling Department 952-358-8261 or Public Safety 952-358-8280 or it is after hours, please consider the following options in case of emergency:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to connect with someone live for free, available 24/7/365:
    - Phone option: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    - Chat option: Start by filling out a brief survey. 
  • Crisis Text Line: Text MN to 741741
  • COPE - Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies: 612-536-1223. This is the Hennepin County 24-hour crisis line; COPE will send out a professional to assess and determine if hospitalization is needed. For crisis lines in other counties, see crisis resources at our Student Resource Center.
  • The Trevor Project: information & support for LGBTQ youth, available 24/7/365:
    - call 866-488-7386
    - text "start" to 678-678
    - chat option:

Additional Mental Health Referrals and Resources
In the course of providing personal counseling to students, many are referred to appropriate community resources. A partial listing is provided at our Student Resource Center

The Advising, Counseling & Career Center at Normandale Community College does not assume responsibility for the quality of services provided by outside agencies or websites listed below. Inclusion in the list does not imply endorsement nor does omission indicate disapproval.