When a person is in crisis life can seem unfair, confusing, disturbing, scary, and most of all emotional. Crisis hotlines exist throughout the nation, many agencies offer confidential and free services. If you feel you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, eating disorder, relationship problems, addiction or any other issue PLEASE CALL for help.
Call any of the ND Department of Human Service Centers Crisis Line (24 hour) for help
- Bismarck (701) 328-8899
- Devils Lake (701) 662-5050
- Dickinson 1-866-491-2472
- Fargo (701) 298-4500
- Grand Forks (701) 775-0525
- Jamestown (701) 253-6304
- Minot (701) 857-8500
- Williston (701) 774-4600
ChildHelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline
Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse. Gives referrals to local social service groups offering counseling on child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
- National Child Abuse Hotline
Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line
Provides short term crisis intervention and counseling and referrals to local community resources. Counsels on parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse, and other issues. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
Covenant House Hotline
Crisis line for youth, teens and families. Gives locally based referrals throughout the United States. Provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse
1-800-942-6908 - Spanish
24-hour-a-day hotline providing crisis intervention and referral to local services and shelters for victims of partner or spousal abuse.
Domestic Violence Hotline
Eating and Associated Disorders
- National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders
1-847-831-3438 (Long Distance)
- National Mental Health Association
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
Information on mental health topics and Referrals, access to an information specialist
HIV/AIDS/Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Prevention Information Network
www.cscnac.org (CDC National Aids Clearinghouse)
9:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday
Information on new medicines, treatment trials, HIV & AIDS, with info specialists available to answer questions
National AIDS Hotline
Information and referrals to local hotlines, testing centers, and counseling. Open 24 hours, seven days a week.
AIDS Hotline in Spanish
Open 8:00 am - 2:00 am EST, seven days a week
AIDS Hotline for Hearing Impaired
Open 10:00 am - 10:00 pm EST Monday - Friday
National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
8:00 am - 11:00 pm EST Monday - Friday
Information and referrals to free and low cost public clinics. Operators can answer questions on prevention, symptoms, transmission and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Open
- Sexually Transmitted Disease and AIDS/HIV Information Hotline
- Poison Control Any Kind of Substance
- Poison Control
- Rape and Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo (800) 344-7273
- Nationwide RAINN National Rape Crisis Hotline
- Missing Children Network
- Thursdays Child's National Youth Advocacy Hotline
National Hotline for Missing and Exploited Children
Operates a hotline for reporting missing children and sighting of missing children. Offers assistance to law enforcement agencies. Hours of operation are 7:30 am - 11:00 pm EST.
National Runaway Switchboard
www.nrscrisisline.org Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Provides information and local referrals to adolescents and families. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relay messages to set up conference calls with parents at the request of the child. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
- Confidential Runaway Hotline
Sexual Abuse - Male Survivors
Boys and Men Healing www.bigvoicepictures.com
- Boys Town National Hotline
National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
Information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for any drug or alcohol problem. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
National Cocaine Hotline
Information, crisis intervention, and referrals to local rehab centers for all types of drug dependency. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
- Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention
- Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline & Treatment
- Alcohol Hotline Support & Information
National Youth Crisis Hotline
Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.