Additional Links to Support You, Outside of the Therapy Room.
If this is an emergency, you are in danger or in crisis please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Text GO to 741741 to reach a trained Crisis Counselor through Crisis Text Line, a global not-for-profit organization. Free, 24/7, confidential.
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
The Hopeline.com offers support through blogs, videos, free eBooks and podcasts for over 40 topics from abandonment to suicide prevention. Don’t give up because there is help and there is HOPE.
If you or someone you know is in need of support for Domestic Violence, please direct them to the Domestic Violence Hotline for assistance with counseling, advocacy, resources, and questions.
Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Support, resources and advice for your safety
You may also call the Illinois Domestic Violence hotline. This 24-hour hotline is toll free and confidential. They can give you referrals to a shelter or other services close to you.
Child Abuse Prevention
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.
(1-800) 4-A-Child or (1-800) 422-4453
Whenever you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected, or at risk, please call the Illinois Child Abuse Hotline
Substance Abuse Resources
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
- 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Mental Health and Addiction Insurance Help: This website from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers resources to help answer questions about insurance coverage for mental health care.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Narcotics Anonymous is a global, community-based organization with a multilingual and multicultural membership.
Mental Health Resources
Mental health is an important part of overall health and well-being. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. You can visit the CDC Website to access tools and resources.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): HRSA works to improve access to health care. The HRSA website has information on finding affordable healthcare, including health centers that offer care on a sliding fee scale.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): CMS has information on its website about benefits and eligibility for mental health programs and how to enroll.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) MedlinePlus: NLM’s website has directories and lists of organizations that can help in identifying a health practitioner.
If you are in need of legal resources and are a resident of Cook County, there are potentially low cost or free legal services available to you. Please follow this link to be redirected to potential services.
If you are unsure what type of services you may be eligible for call CARPLS Legal Advice Hotline (312-738-9200) CARPLS lawyers give legal advice and other help, and if an organization might be able to take your case, CARPLS lawyers will tell you where to call.
DuPage Legal Aid is dedicated to providing the highest level of legal representation possible to lower income residents of DuPage County in many areas of the law. Our stated purposes are to "assist persons and community organizations to secure legal protection against injustice and to obtain due process of law and the equal protection of the laws; to promote knowledge of the law and of legal process, rights and responsibilities among the poor and the general public; to study the use of law and legal process to combat poverty and poor living conditions; and to provide counsel to persons and groups seeking these ends."
If you need legal assistance with an Order of Protection, Stalking No Contact, or Civil No Contact order, with a divorce, parentage, guardianship or probate, or with an adoption, bankruptcy or other matter, please feel free to contact us at (630) 653-6212 or Click Here.
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