Mental Health

Hotlines

  • Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696
  • LifeLine: 1-800-273-8255
  • Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-847-831-3438
  • Rape and Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673
  • Grief Support: 1-650-321-5272
  • Runaway: 1-800-843-5200, 1-800-843-5678, 1-800-621-4000
  • Self Harm: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-448-4663
  • Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention 1-800-931-2237 (Hours:8am-noon daily, PT)
  • Adolescent Suicide Helpline: 1-800-621-4000
  • Postpartum Depression: 1-800-PPD-MOMS
  • Nami Helpline: 1-800-950-6264
  • NAMI National Warmline Directory (NAMI) (PDF)

Behavioral Health Basics

Calling Emergency Responders

Managing eating disorders, self-harm, depression and anxiety:

Managing general anxiety and depression through mindfulness.

Anxiety

General Resources

  • 7 Cups – Free, anonymous and confidential online text chat with trained listeners, online therapists & counselors
  • To Write Love On Her Arms – A nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide
  • MentalHelp – Comprehensive Mental Health and Mental Illness information on topics like Depression, Bipolar, Suicide, Anxiety, Addiction, Schizophrenia, and more
  • You feel like shit – an interactive, step-by-step self-care guide
  • Silk – Calming, interactive, generative art

Population-Specific

  • Therapy for Black Girls – an online space curated by a licensed psychologist, dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.
  • 1in6 – A resource for men who have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences. They offer recovery information for men, online chat support with trained advocates through their website, and anonymous online support groups facilitated by a professional counselo

Other Resources

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