Mental health awareness & suicide prevention

Let’s break the silence and start talking about mental health and promoting awareness as part of a holistic approach to well-being. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation was proud to provide funding and support for “Break the Silence,” a short documentary on mental health awareness and suicide prevention produced by the Fargo Police Department Community Engagement Team.

Watch “Break the Silence”

“Break the Silence” is freely available online. Watch the full documentary and find resources on suicide prevention in North Dakota at

Additional resources

If you or someone you know is dealing with an emergency, please dial 911. Your local police officers are trained and ready to offer help in a crisis. In a non-emergency situation, please contact:

  • National Suicide Hotline: Call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
  • FirstLink (North Dakota): Call 211 or text your zip code to 898211