Our Community Crisis Response team is a community-based public safety system to provide mental health first response for crises involving mental illness, homelessness, and addiction.
CRT deals with a wide range of mental health related crises, including conflict resolution, welfare checks, substance abuse, suicide threats, grief and loss, and more, relying on trauma-informed de-escalation and harm reduction techniques.
We are also active in responding to youth crisis in our schools.
Community Crisis Response is made possible by the funding of two grants.
Region 3 ABHI (Adult Behavioral Health Initiative) Grant:
City of Duluth Crisis Grant:
Yes. Each individual we serve has a right to privacy, we do everything in our power to ensure that their identity and health information is protected.
Yes. All services are offered at no-charge to the recipient. This includes if our team makes the assessment that other services would be helpful, and chooses to provide transportation to said service.
Our community crisis response teams hours differs by county. These crisis numbers wil always connect you with groups who are here to help.
South St. Louis County – 24/7
Carlton County – 24/7
Lake County – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm calls from the crisis line go to the individual county. From 5:00 pm – 8:00 am our Crisis Response Team is on-call.
Cook County – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm calls from the crisis line go to the individual county. From 5:00 pm – 8:00 am our Crisis Response Team is on-call.
You can call our crisis lines ANYTIME. You will receive help.
As of right now HDC’s crisis response training is only available to our crisis response team members. Interested in becoming a responder? Head to HDC Careers to see open positions with HDC.