Healthy Environments in Schools Action Team (HESAT)

Crisis Numbers

  • ChildHelp NationalChild Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD : "The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages. The Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are anonymous and confidential."
  • Day One- Minnesota Domestic Violence Crisis Line (1-866-223-1111) : "Day OneĀ® has become a statewide program of Cornerstone and expanded its network to include 55 domestic violence programs throughout the Minnesota area. Together, we work to connect domestic violence victims to safety and services in one phone call. Our collaborative efforts result in stronger relationships, coordinated responses to barriers and the development of effective best practices."
  • MNCASA crisis numbers : If you have been sexually assaulted and are in crisis please call your local rape crisis center or dial 9-1-1. To locate your local rape crisis center, please use our search engine. County:
  • Steps of what to do if you are in a crisis situation : How to seek help and what you should do
  • The Bridge for Youth : HOTLINE 612-377-8800 "Mission: To help youth in crisis. Vision: The Bridge for Youth is the premier resource for youth and families in crisis. We ensure a continuum of care to provide shelter and support, to reunite families whenever possible, and when it is not, to build independent living skills in young people. The Bridge for Youth is a community leader in the development of approaches for youth and their families to resolve problems and develop healthier relationships."

Mental Health

  • Center for Nonviolent Communication: An International Organization : Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is based on the principles of nonviolence-- the natural state of compassion when no violence is present in the heart. NVC begins by assuming that we are all compassionate by nature and that violent strategies, whether verbal or physical, are learned behaviors taught and supported by the prevailing culture. NVC also assumes that we all share the same, basic human needs, and that each of our actions are a strategy to meet one or more of these needs.

Sexual Assault Hotlines

  • Central Minnesota Sexual Assault Center : CMSAC is a 24-hour crisis intervention agency providing direct services to those people affected by any form of sexual violence. The Centers purpose is to offer non-judgmental direct services to victims of sexual assault, their partners, families, coworkers and friends. Call 320-251-4357.
  • Sexual Violence Center : Twin Cities Metro Area: call 612-871-5111 24 hours a day for sexual violence hotline. SVC is an independent non-profit organization working throughout the Twin Cities metro area. Each year, we provide more than 2,000 youth and adults with 24 hour crisis phone service, individual counseling and support groups, advocacy and legal clinics at no cost.
  • Stop it Now! : Child Sexual Abuse prevention hotline "Call the Helpline, 1.888.PREVENT Monday, 11am-2pm, Thursday 1pm-4pm, Friday 11am-2pm (all Eastern time)

Suicide Prevention Line

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 : Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.

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