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Emergency Hotlines

Emergency Hotlines are available all the time. If you have thoughts of hurting yourself or others, you need to get help right now. Here are some reliable resources for immediate help:

911 Non-Emergency Help

If you are looking for support or resources, these are helpful sites and phone lines - they are warm lines (not hotlines) which means they may not respond right away, but should get back to you within 48 hours.

  • Mother-Baby HopeLine at Hennepin Healthcare
    (612) 873-HOPE or (612) 873-4673
    Mental health support and resources for pregnant and postpartum women and parents of young children. Leave a message and a trained mental health professional will call you back within two business days, Monday through Friday. The HopeLine is not a crisis phone line.
  • Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota (PSI-MN)
    PPSM HelpLine call or text: (612) 787-7776 or 612-787-PPSM. You can also email
    For questions, resources, and phone support, please call the PPSM Helpline or visit All calls are taken by a trained mental health professional. Support and information provided by peer volunteers 7 days a week. The PPSM HelpLine is not a crisis phone line.

Connect to Community Resources

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    NAMI, is a mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of American affected by mental illness.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress
  • Postpartum Support International
    This organization seeks to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum.

Or, contact the Maternal and Child Health section at the Minnesota Department of Health:

Women's Health

Maternal & Child Health

Updated Thursday, 02-Sep-2021 07:33:25 CDT