Counseling Services
Crisis Intervention

If you are a UMC student in crisis during the hours UMC's Counseling Services is open:

  1. During the school year (218) 281-8586, or (218) 281-8585. Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  2. During the summer months (218) 281-8586 or (218) 281-8585 (June, July, Mid-August) 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please call 1-218-281-8586 to schedule an appointment with a counselor.

For crises on weekends, holidays, after hours, or during the summer or college breaks, please call the Northwest Mental Health Center's "24 hour Crisis Number at 1-800-282-5005. A person who dials this number after 5:00 p.m. or on weekends is calling Riverview Hospital. A trained health care provider at Riverview screens all calls and relays appropriate calls to a mental health professional who then gets in touch with the caller within a few moments.

Callers during normal business hours can call into the Northwest Mental Health Center and are referred to the mental health professional or call them at 1-218-281-3940.

Other Agencies that can be contacted in case of an emergency or crisis include:

Altru Health Systems:

Crookston Police Department:1-911 or 1-218-281-3111

Glenmore Recovery Center:

Northwestern Mental Health Clinic Center 24 hour Crisis number 1-800-282-5005
College Avenue P.O. Box 603
Crookston, Minnesota 56716

Sanford Medical Center

Mental Heath Division Northwest Medical Center
120 LaBree Avenue South
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Northwest Regional Correction Center
600 Bruce Street
Crookston, MN 56716

Polk County Sheriff's Office: 1-218-281-0430 or 1-218-281-0435

Riverview Health Care:

Call 218-281-9405
Toll free 1-800-743-6551, ex. 405

For Sexual Assault Victims:

Contact: Don R. Cavalier (218) 281-8585 or Stacey Grunewald (218)281-8512

24 hour Rape Crisis Number:1-800-524-1993
Polk County Victim Services
223 East 7th Street Suite 101
Crookston, MN 56716

Emergency Contraception Number
General Crime Protection
1-800-524-1993 or 1-218-281-4347


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