Anyone experiencing a mental health emergency can call 911 for assistance and transportation to a local emergency room.

You can also call 1-800-273-8255 to speak to someone immediately.

Crisis Lines

Other immediate-response resources can be found here: www.mhanational.org/crisisresources

Local Crisis Lines

Northshore University Health Systems (Northern Suburbs): 1-847-570-2500

Turning Point (Skokie): 1-847-933-0051

Crisis and Referral Entry Service (CARES) Line (Children and Adolescents, Illinois): 1-800-345-9049, TTY 1-800-787-3224

Haven Youth Services (Youth and Family): 1-847-251-6630

Northwest CASA Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-888-802-8890

YWCA Evanston/Northshore-Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 1-877-718-1868

Living Rooms

Living rooms provide support and assistance with problem solving, referral for services and a safe space to adults over the age of 18. They can be used by those who need support in a crisis but may not necessarily need hospitalization but are not open 24/7.

Turning Point: 8324 Skokie Blvd., Skokie 60077. Call 1-847-933-9202 to reach living room staff and check their hours. www.tpoint.org

Josselyn Center: 405 Central Ave, Northfield, IL 60093. Call 1-847-441-5600 to check their hours prior to arriving.  www.josselyn.org

 Outpatient Services

Comprehensive Outpatient Mental Health Services

AMITA Health
Hoffman Estates
1-855-383-2224

AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital
Evanston
1-847-316-2038

Family Institute at Northwestern University
Evanston, Northbrook
1-847-733-4300

Family Service of Glencoe
Glencoe
1-847-835-5111

Family Service of Lake County
Highland Park
1-847-432-4981

Family Service Center
Northfield
1-847-251-7350

The Josselyn Center
Northfield
1-847-441-5600

Metropolitan Family Services
Skokie
1-847-425-7500

NorthShore University Health Systems
Evanston
1-847-425-6400

Turning Point
Skokie
1-847-933-0051

Youth Outpatient Services

Barrington Youth and Family Services
Barrington
1-847-381-0345

The Bridge Youth and Family Services
Palatine
1-847-359-7490

Haven Youth and Family Services
Wilmette & Winnetka
1-847-6630

OMNI Youth Services
Wheeling & Buffalo Grove
847-353-1500

Y.O.U (Youth & Opportunity United)
Evanston
1-547-866-1200

Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook
Glenview
1-847-724-2620

Religious/Cultural Specialized Outpatient Services

Jewish Child and Family Services
Skokie & Northbrook
1-855-275-5237

Khalil Center (Islamic-sensitive Counseling)
1-855-554-2545

SamaraCare Counseling (Christian, spiritually-sensitive counseling)
Western & Northern Suburbs
1-847-446-6955

Other Specialized Outpatient Services

Impact Behavioral Health Partners
Housing and mental health supports for those with serious mental illness.
Evanston
1-847-868-8664

Institute for Therapy through the Arts
Art, music, and drama therapy.
Evanston
1-847-425-9708

Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (CASA)
Counseling for sexual assault survivors and partners.
Arlington Heights
1-847-806-6526

Yellowbrick
Mental health treatment services for adolescents and emerging young adults and their families.
Evanston
1-847-869-1500

Substance Use Treatment

AMITA Health
Adult & Adolescent Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient
Hoffman Estates
1-855-383-2224

NorthShore University Health System (Doreen E. Chapman Center)
Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient
Evanston
1-847-570-3100

NorthShore University Health System (Deerfield Behavioral Health)
Young Adult Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient
Deerfield
1-847-425-6400

PEER Services
Youth & Adult Outpatient
Evanston
1-847-492-1778

Private Practice Directories

Psychology Today – Find a Therapist

Group Therapy – Illinois Group Therapy Society

Psychiatrists – Illinois Psychiatric Society

Psychologists – Illinois Psychological Association

Support Groups

Substance Use

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Chicago Area
1-312-346-1475

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training – Substance Use)