Crisis Intervention

If you are a student in crisis, please call Mayville State University Counseling Services at 701-788-4772 or email hanna.kaster@mayvillestate.edu and the counselor will speak with you as soon as possible for a crisis appointment via telephone or video, or request you come to the office for in-person services. If help is needed outside of normal business hours (9am-5pm, M-F) please contact one of the listed options below:

You may also call a FirstLink hotline. They are a free, confidential, 24/7 phone line service for crisis support.

  • Fargo-Moorhead area call (701) 235-7335.
  • National North Dakota services and local resources dial 211 or (701) 235-SEEK (7335).
  • National North Dakota Suicide support dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
  • Text your zip code to 898-211 for listening and support

Other crisis/emergency options include:

  • Calling 911 for Police services and response if you feel unsafe
  • Calling Traill County Sheriff’s Department
    • 118 W Caledonia Ave, Hillsboro, ND 58045
    • Phone: (701) 636-4510
  • Going to Sanford Hospital Mayville Emergency Services
    • 42 6th Ave. SE, Mayville, ND 58257
    • Phone: (701) 788-3800
  • Going to the Sanford Hospital Fargo Emergency Services
    • 5225 23rd Avenue S, Fargo, ND 58104
    • Phone: (701) 417-2100
  • Going to Prairie St. Johns Needs Assessment
    •  510 4th St. S., Fargo, ND 58103
    • Phone: (701) 476-7216
  • Going to Altru Hospital Grand Forks Emergency Services
    • 1200 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201
    • Phone: (701) 780-5280
  • Calling Rape and Abuse Crisis Center
    • Phone: (701) 293-7273
  • Calling Grand Forks Community Violence Intervention Center
    • 211 S. 4th Street, Grand Forks, ND 58201
    • Phone: (701) 749.8900

National Helplines:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (24 hrs/day)
  • National Hopeline Network 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • Text Telephone: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
  • Military Veterans Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Press 1)
  • Suicide Hotline in Spanish: 1-888-628-9454
  • LGBT Youth Suicide Hotline: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (87-3867)