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) 272-8255
    • Veterans- Press 1 or text 838255
    • Spanish- 888-628-9454 
    • Deaf/Hard of Hearing 800-799-4889
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • Northshore University Health Systems: (847) 570-2500
  • Turning Point: (847) 933-0051
  • St Francis Hospital: (708) 681-4357
  • Haven Youth Services: (847) 251-6630 (Youth and Family)
  • 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 in which to rest or relax to adults over the age of 18. They can be used by those who need support but may not necessarily need hospitalization.

  • Turning Point: 8324 Skokie Blvd., Skokie 60077. Call (847) 933-9202 to reach living room staff and check their hours.
  • Josselyn Center: 130 N. Waukegan Road, Deerfield 60015. Call (847) 607-8915 to check their hours and prior to arriving.