Your feelings are valid.
You are not alone.
CRC's 24/7 Crisis Line: (618) 533-1391
CRC's in house crisis line. Professionally trained staff are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and are prepared to respond to anyone in a crisis situation.
Confidentiality with all crisis line contacts is assured.
National Crisis Text Line: 741741
The crisis text line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, 24/7. Text HELLO to 741741
The first two questions are automated.
It typically takes less than 5 minutes to connect you with a crisis counselor. You can then text back and fourth with the counselor. You will never have to share anything you do not wish to.
CARES Line: (800) 345-9049
If your child is a risk to themselves or others, having a mental health crisis, or if you would like a referral to services for children, youth, and families, call the 24 hour Crisis and Referral Entry Services (CARES) line to talk to a mental health professional. Call (800) 345-9049 or TTY: (773) 523-4504
Call4Calm Text Line: 552020
If you or a loved one are struggling with stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and need emotional support, text TALK to 552020 for English or HABLAR for Spanish. This service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People seeking assistance will remain anonymous and will provide only their first name and zip code, which enables the service to link you to a counselor in your area who knows the available local resources.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline (24/7)
If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, you may call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at (800) 273-8255.
Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances
If you or someone you know is suffering from an opioid use disorder or other substance use disorders, call the helpline at (833)2FINDHELP or visit helplineIL.org
We Know The Feeling (Gambling)
If you or someone you know is suffering from a Gambling Disorder, call (800)GAMBLER or text ILGAMB to 53342
TREVOR Project (LGBTQ+)
Trained counselors for 24/7 support. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgement-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline at (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678678
SAMHSA National Helpline
Free and confidential treatment referrals 24/7 at (800) 622-4357
National Runaway Safeline
National 24/7 Safeline for youth at risk of running away or already have and are looking for help. (800) 786-2929 or text 66008
Veteran's Crisis Line
Trained responders, most are veterans themselves. Free support is confidential, available 24/7, and serves all veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their families/friends. (800) 273-8255 or text 838255. Online chat available at veteranscrisisline.net