Help in a Crisis

Help in a Crisis

When you or a friend are experiencing an emotional crisis, use these resources to get help from a professional.

This information is also available at MyNMU in your Student Services tab, under Mental Health Resources


Dial HELP Text Conversation

Students put this text number in your phone:

(906) 356-3337

Dial HELP has live counselors who will talk or text with you ANY TIME of day.


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After Hours Crisis Counseling

Northern Michigan University has partnered with Health Advocate™ to offer students free online counseling services outside of traditional business hours.

24 Hours - Every Day

NMU Police Department

(906) 227-2151
or dial 911

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Sexual Assault Hotline

Toll-free hotline 24 hours a day


Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network


NMU Housing and Residence Life

Contact your RA or RD any time of day for guidance and support.


U.P. Crisis Helpline has free and confidential help from professional counselors


(906) 356-3337


(906) 482-4357

Chat Online:

Dial HELP Safety Net Program Connection to resources, and support until you can see a mental health professional for ongoing care.

(TAO) Therapy Assistance Online

Therapy Assistance Online is an online library of engaging, interactive programs to learn life skills and to help you bounce back from disappointments or stumbling blocks in life.

UP Health Systems Marquette

Marquette General Hospital

(906) 449-3000 
Office Location:

850 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, MI 49855

Crisis Mental Health Screenings Available at Emergency Room: (906) 449-3560

Trans Lifeline


Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education.

Veteran's Crisis Line

For veteran's and their families


1-800-273-8255 press 1



Live Chat:

Pathways Community Mental Health/NorthCare Access

24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-728-4929

Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm

NMU Counseling and Consultation Services

Free and confidential counseling for enrolled NMU students.

(906) 227-2980
Office Location:

3405 C.B. Hedgcock

Emotional crisis appointments are available each day.

UP Health Systems Marquette

Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

(906) 449-1600

Great Lakes Recovery Center

Outpatient Mental Health Services:

(906) 228-6545

Addiction Services:

(906) 228-9696

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Support Group:




NAMI Alger/Marquette support group meetings offered over zoom. To join a meeting please email ahead of time. REQUEST MUST BE RECEIVED BY 6:45PM night of the meeting. CONTACT:  or text phone 906-360-7107.

Women's Center Marquette

(906) 225-1346
Harbor House:

(906) 225- 6611

Pathways Community Mental Health

(906) 225-1181

Northcare Access Mental Health Services