Support & Referrals

Need Immediate Help In An Emergency?

If you or a loved one is in immediate danger calling 911 and talking with police may be necessary. It is important to notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and ask for police officers trained in crisis intervention or trained to assist people experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

Call 911

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call 988 or Text 988

Lifeline Options For Deaf + Hard of Hearing
For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.


Línea de Prevención del Suicidio y Crisis:


Local Resource Helpline available from NAMI CCNS — 847-716-2252.

Provides resources for individuals and their families who are living with mental illness and in need of local resources, such as:

Support groups

Educational classes



Friendly advice or other information.

Veterans Crisis Line

988 Press “1” or Chat Online

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)

Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.

TrevorLifeline For LGBTQ Youth

LGBT National Hotline


M – F, 4pm to 12am, ET

Sat, 12pm to 5pm, ET

Trans Lifeline


5pm ET / 2pm PT – 1am ET / 10pm PT

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TrevorLifeline For LGBTQ Youth

NAMI HelpLine Resources are not hotlines, crisis lines or suicide prevention lines. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please see the resources above.

Call NAMI HelpLine

To talk with a NAMI HelpLine specialist, please call

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., ET.

Text NAMI HelpLine

Connect with a HelpLine specialist when you need support, information and resources over text

Text “HELPLINE” to 62640

Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., ET.

Chat with NAMI HelpLine

Go to to chat with a HelpLine specialist

Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., ET.


Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
(800) 448-3000

National Hopeline Network

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)


Alcohol Hotline
(800) 331-2900

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
(800) 344-2666

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
(800) 821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
(800) 252-6465

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 729-6686

Families Anonymous
(800) 736-9805

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
(800) 622-2255


Poison Control
(800) 222-1222

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous
(800) 347-8998

National Help Line for Substance Abuse
(800) 262-2463


National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

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