24/7 CRISIS LINES

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

Several hotlines are also available for those in need of immediate help:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
    • Veterans- Press 1 or text 838255
    • Spanish- 888-628-9454 
    • Deaf/Hard of Hearing 800-799-4889
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Youth) (866) 488-7386
  • Northshore University Health Systems: (847) 570-2500
  • Turning Point: (847) 933-0051
  • Screening Assessment and Support Services (SASS, Children and Adolescents) (800) 345-9049, TTY (800) 787-3224
  • Haven Youth Services: (847) 251-6630 (Youth and Family)
  • Middle and high school students can text  “HELLO” to 1(844) 823-5323 24/7 to talk to a counselor. 
  • Northwest CASA Sexual Assault Hotline: (888) 802-8890
  • YWCA Evanston/Northshore-Domestic Violence Crisis Line: (847) 864-8780 or (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 (847) 933-9202 to reach living room staff and check their hours. https://www.tpoint.org/
  • Josselyn Center: 405 Central Ave, Northfield, IL 60093. Call  (847) 441-5600 to check their hours prior to arriving.  https://www.josselyn.org/