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Mental Health Awareness

Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Support and crisis resources for yourself or someone else

Crisis Textline: text NAMI to 741-741-24/7
Text message support for those in crisis

CARES800-345-9049
Mental health evaluation and services, including a crisis hotline, for youth as well as adults with Medicaid.

The Trevor Project: call 1-866-488-7386 or text  START to 678678Support for LGBTQ+ youth ages 24 and under

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
Support for transgender individuals

Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances:
1-833-2FINDHELP (1-833-2-3463-4357)
Substance use and opioid use support

Between Friends:
1-800-603-HELP (1-800-603-4357)
Chicago domestic violence crisis line run by a nonprofit

City of Chicago Domestic Violence Helpline:
1-877-863-6338
Chicago domestic violence help and referral line run by the city

Resilience, Formerly Rape Advocates:
312-443-9603
Chicago non-profit for survivors of sexual violence and their significant others

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
For veterans and those concerned about them

Unsure who to call? Just call NAMI Chicago’s Helpline at 833-626-4244 and they’ll connect you to whatever you need. 

This list is taken from Nami Chicago