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Mental Health Resources

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LOCAL RESOURCES – counseling

Please check with the organization regarding out-of-pocket or insurance costs.

Afg Guidance Center
Lincolnshire – 101 South Schelter Road, Suite A103 | 847.853.0234

AMITA Health Center for Mental Health
Arlington Heights – 3436 North Kennicott Avenue | 847.952.7460

Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago
Deerfield – 707 Lake Cook Road, Suite 310 | 877.559.0001

Arbor Counseling Center
Buffalo Grove – 1401 McHenry Rd, Suite 122 | 847.913.0393

Asian Human Services (AHS)
Chicago – 773.293.8430

Crosswinds Center for Personal & Professional Development, LLC
Arlington Heights – 3125-A North Wilke Road | 833.710.7770

Evanston Care Network
Use Evanston Care Network to search by your zip code to find corresponding organizations in your local area

Illinois Mental Health Collaborative

JCFS Chicago (Jewish Child & Family Services)
Northbrook – 255 Revere Dr. Suite 200 | 855.275.5237 (General)

Josselyn Center
Locations in Northfield and Waukegan | 847.441.5600 | After hours support: 847-441-5600 ext. 8

Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights – 880 West Central Road | 847.618.1000 (Main Line) | 847.432.5464 (Adolescent Behavioral Health Services)

Turning Point
Skokie – 8324 Skokie Boulevard | 847.933.0051 ext. 0 (Front Desk)

LOCAL RESOURCES – support groups & information

DBSA (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance) Arlington Heights Chapter
847.495.2574 | Email:

Mental Health America of the Northern Suburbs
Education about mental health and social emotional wellness and to advocate for individuals and families affected by mental and emotional disorders.
Skokie – 8324 Skokie Boulevard

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cook County North Suburban

National resources/hotlines

Mental Health America
800.969.6642 (Toll Free) | Skokie – 312.767.6724


NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
703.524.7600 (General) | 800.950.6264 or text “NAMI” to 741741 (Helpline)

National Institute of Mental Health

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call or text 988

Suicide Awareness, Voices of Education (SAVE)

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Your Life Your Voice
1.800.448.3000 | Text VOICE to 20121

7 Cups of Tea (Compassionate Listeners)

support if you or a loved one is considering suicide

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Find a support group, therapy, help if you having thoughts of suicide, survived an attempt, lost someone or are worried about someone.

Befrienders Worldwide
Members and volunteers around the world to provide confidential support to people in emotional crisis or distress, or those close to them.

Crisis Text line
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.

IMAlive is a live online network that uses instant messaging to respond to people in crisis. People need a safe place to go during moments of crisis and intense emotional pain.
1.800.784.2433 | Live web messaging chat available on website.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.8255 | Text HELP to 741741 | Lifeline Chat

Non-profit organization that provides free resources like live chat with Hope Coaches.

Trevor Project (LGBTQ Support)
1.866.488.7386 | Text START to 678678 to text with a live counselor | Live web messaging available on website

1.800.448.3000 | Text VOICE to 20121

Survivor support

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago (LOSS – Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide)
Counseling and support services to individuals grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide.
312.655.7283 |

The Compassionate Friends
Provides support to bereaved families after the death of a child.