Behavioral Health Resources
Always call 911 in an emergency
Suicide Prevention Hotline
- The National Institute of Mental Health advises to “call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889. All calls are confidential. Contact social media outlets directly if you are concerned about a friend’s social media updates or dial 911 in an emergency. Learn more on the Lifeline’s website or the Crisis Text Line’s website.”
- Veterans and Service members in crisis don’t have to face it alone. If you’re thinking about hurting yourself, having thoughts of suicide, or becoming self-destructive, there are responders ready to help. Contact the Veterans Crisis Line immediately for assistance.
- Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
- Text 838255
- Military OneSource is your connection to information, answers and support when MilLife happens. Military OneSource can help you overcome challenges, reach your goals and thrive.
- Call 1-800-342-9647
For Substance Abuse Help:
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline also known as, the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.
- Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- Text TalkWithUs to 66746
For General Emotional Support:
- The Illinois Department of Human Services’ Mental Health Division has launched a free-of-charge emotional support text line, Call4Calm. Call4Calm is free to use, and individuals will remain anonymous. Once a resident sends a text to the hotline, within 24 hours they will receive a call from a counselor employed by a local community mental health center to provide support.
- text “TALK” to 552020, or for Spanish, “HABLAR” to the same number: 552020
- Individuals can also text 552020, with keywords such as “unemployment” or “food” or “shelter” and will receive information on how to navigate and access supports and services.
- Comprehensive list of Hotlines/Crisis Lines
- For non-crisis Human Services in Lake, McHenry, Kane, and DeKalb Counties call 211
- Services Include:
- Basic Human Needs: such as food, shelter, rent and utility assistance
- Physical and Mental Health Resources: such as health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, medical information lines, crisis intervention services
- Employment Supports: such as job training, transportation assistance, education programs
- Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities: such as adult day care, respite care, home health care, independent living programs
- Support for Children, Youth and Families: such as after school programs, family resource centers, mentoring, tutoring, protective services
DuPage County Health Department: Behavioral Health Services provides a wide range of services for DuPage County residents who are experiencing symptoms related to mental health or substance use, which may be impacting your daily life. DuPage County Health Department staff work with you to develop goals that best meet your needs and improve your overall health and well-being.
Treatment programs are offered at our public health centers in Wheaton, Addison, Westmont and Lombard.
- Crisis Services available 24/7 at 630-627-1700.
- To make any other appointment, call 630-682-7400
- Monday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
- Tuesday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
- Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
- Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
- Saturday and Sunday: Closed
111 N County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
1111 W Lake St.
Addison, IL 60101
422 N Cass Ave.
Westmont, IL 60559
1111 E Jackson St.
Lombard, IL 60148
Kendall County Health Department: Service Goals: include assessment and immediate stabilization of acute symptoms of mental illness, alcohol and other drug abuse, emotional distress, and symptoms resulting from domestic violence, abuse, or neglect.
Other Services: Eldercare Services, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, Outpatient Mental Health Services, Outpatient Substance Abuse Services
- For 24/7 Mental or Public Health Emergencies and to schedule an appointment call 630-553-9100
- Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
- Tuesday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm.
- Wednesday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
- Thursday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm.
- Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
- Saturday and Sunday: Closed
811 W. John St.
Yorkville, IL 60560
- Website: www.kendallhealth.org
Lake County Behavioral Services Libertyville Health Center (Outpatient Adult): The purpose of this program is to prevent and treat chronic/severe emotional and psychiatric disorders. It is the belief of the Health Department and Community Health Center that quality mental health care is a necessary part of total health care and should be readily accessible to all Lake County residents. Family involvement with treatment, when clinically helpful to a client's progress, is encouraged.
Services in this program include diagnostic evaluation, psychiatric assessment, and crisis intervention to adults who have a history of chronic mental illness. Clients who receive Lake County psychiatric medication services may also qualify for individual and/or group psychotherapy, depending on the type of funding the client has.
- Phone: 847-377-8855
- Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Tuesday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Wednesday: 8:00 am –5:00 pm
- Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
18698 Peterson Road
Libertyville, IL 60048
McHenry County Mental Health Board: McHenry County Mental Health Board’s Mission is to provide leadership to ensure the prevention and treatment of mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse by identifying, planning, coordinating, fostering development, and contracting for quality services for all citizens of McHenry County, Illinois.
- Phone: 815-455-2828
McHenry County Mental Health Board
620 Dakota Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
- Website: https://www.mc708.org/
Will County Health Department Behavioral Health Services: The Will County Health Department provides outpatient community mental health services to adults age 18 and older with mental illness and/or a history of a serious mental illness to help stabilize and restore individuals to their maximum level of life functioning.
- Phone: 815-727-8521
- Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
1106 Neal Ave.
Joliet, IL 60433