FirstLink is a nonprofit that assists people in identifying, accessing, and making effective use of community and volunteer resources 24 hours a day. FirstLink specializes in suicide support services and volunteerism.
2-1-1 is a simple, easy to remember, free number that connects callers to information about health and human services. 2-1-1 callers in North Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota will be connected to FirstLink 2-1-1 Helpline, which provides confidential listening and support in addition to information and referral. Callers may also dial701-235-7335(SEEK) to reach the helpline.
FirstLink’s Suicide Prevention Line is connected to a national network of crisis services. Local callers reach FirstLink when calling 1-800-273-8255(TALK). Call Specialists help those who are having thoughts of suicide themselves, or who have a concern about someone. FirstLink is the only center that answers this National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number in North Dakota.