Hotlines


The following hotlines are in alphabetical order by category. To view a specific category, you can scroll to the appropriate area, or click the category name on the sidebar to the left. If you do not see the hotline you need, please contact Crisis Line of Will and Grundy Counties at 815-722-3344.

Alzheimer's Association

1-800-273-3900 24/7 Helpline

www.alz.org

Serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public with: information and support, care consultation, translation service, and referrals to local community programs.

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National Mental Health Association Hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

www.nmha.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

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121HELPME

Connecting Youth to Helplines

1-855-201-2121

www.standforthesilent.org

Counselors via phone and Internet chat twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
121help.me

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Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-25-ABUSE or 800-252-2873

Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline

800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)

www.childhelpusa.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

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Depression and Bipolar Support

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

www.dbsalliance.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

Postpartum Depression

1-800-PPD-MOMS (773-6667)

www.1800ppdmoms.org

Postpartum Support International

1-800-944-4PPD (4773)

www.postpartum.net

Calls returned within 24 hours

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National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Eating Disorders

1-630-577-1330

www.anad.org

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday

National Eating Disorders Association

1-800-931-2237

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday

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Elder Abuse Hotline (State of Illinois)

1-800-800-1409

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Companion Animal Related Emotions (C.A.R.E.)
Pet Loss Helpline

University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

1-877-394-CARE (2273)

Available from 7 to 9 p.m. CST on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings.

National Mental Health Association Hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

www.nmha.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

Sudden Loss of an Infant/Child

SUID/SUDS Resource Center

1-800-221-7437

Bilingual grief counseling (English and Spanish) available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

1-800-959-TAPS (8277)

www.taps.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week resource for anyone grieving the death of a loved one serving our country

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Illinois Homeless Education Program Hotline

1-800-215-6379

www.isbe.net/homeless

Help for children and youth stay connected to their schools and continue educational progress when their family becomes homeless

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Linden Oaks Hospital

24/7 Help Line: 630-305-5500

www.edward.org/lindenoaks

National Hopeline Network

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

www.hopeline.com

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

National Institute of Mental Health Inforamtion Center

1-866-615-6464

www.nimh.nih.gov

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday

National Mental Health Association Hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

www.nmha.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

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Boys Town National Hotline

1-800-448-3000

www.parenting.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

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S.A.F.E. Alternatives

1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)

Information line

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GLBT National Youth Talkline

1-800-246-PRIDE (7743)

www.glnh.org/talkline

4 p.m. to 12 a.m. EST, Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Saturday

Planned Parenthood National Hotline

1-800-230-PLAN (7526)

www.plannedparenthood.org

For routing to local resources, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386

www.thetrevorproject.org

Trevor Lifeline crisis intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth

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Find Treatment

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

www.findtreatment.samsha.gov

Find Treatment for Substance Abuse: 24/7 Treatment Referral Line. Online search available on website.

The National Alcohol and Substance Abuse Information Center

1-800-784-6776

www.addictioncareoptions.com

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

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National Hopeline Network

1-800-SUICIDE

1-800-784-2433

www.hopeline.com

National Hopeline Network is a program of the Kristin Brooks Hope Center, whose focus is suicide prevention, awareness and education.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-273-TALK

1-800-273-8255

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386

www.thetrevorproject.org

Trevor Lifeline crisis intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth

Veterans

1-800-VET2VET (838-2838)

www.veteranscall.us

Crisis line with trained peer veterans provides 24/7 help to returning armed forces members and veterans from previous conflicts and wars.

Veteran Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 (press 1)

www.veteranscrisisline.net

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Groundwork (Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault) Hotline

Joliet IL

24/7 Hotline: 815-729-1228

Support to victims of domestic violence, adults and their children

Love Is Respect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1-866-331-9474

www.loveisrespect.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

www.thehotline.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

RAINN 24/7 National Crisis Hotline for rape, abuse, and incest victims.

SPEAK UP (School Violence)

1-866-SPEAK-UP (773-2587)

www.cpyv.org

Open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to report threats of violence in schools and communities

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Boys Town National Hotline

Serving all at-risk teens and children

1-800-448-3000

www.boystown.org

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

Children of the Night

24/7 Hotline: 1-800-551-1300 (Se habla espanol)

www.childrenofthenight.org

Dedicated to rescuing America's children from the ravages of prostitution.

Covenant House — Nineline

Confidential 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-999-9999 (hablemos espanol)

www.nineline.org

For youth living on the street and need a place to stay or who are struggling.

National Runaway Switchboard

1-800-786-2929

www.1800runaway.org

Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has runaway, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.

National Youth Crisis Hotline

1-800-448-4663

Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide and child abuse. Operates 24/7.

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