The hotlines are free of charge.

Text-A-Tip is a 24/7 way for youth to communicate with a counselor and get help for themselves or a friend
Text WTHelp to 844-823-5323.

National Suicide Prevention 24-hr Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Veterans: dial #1, Spanish: dial #2

Lake County Crisis Care Program 24-hr Hotline: 847-377-8088

Vista Health 24-hr Crisis Line: 847-360-3000

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center 24-hr Support Line: 847-872-7799

A Safe Place 24-hr Helpline: 847-600-7233
Domestic violence | la violencia doméstica

The Trevor Project Lifeline 24-hr Hotline: 866-488-7386

Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Helpline: 630-577-1330
Asociación de Anorexia Nervosa y Trastornos Asociados

Alcoholics Anonymous: 312-346-1475
Alcohólicos Anónimos

Cocaine Anonymous 24-hr Illinois Hotline: 773-202-8898
Cocaína Anónimos

Narcotics Anonymous 24-hr Chicagoland Region Hotline: 708-848-4884
Narcóticos Anónimos


The services listed are all non-profits and offer sliding scales. Private insurance may offer other options and may be contacted to locate a provider.

Lake County Health Department: Behavioral Health
Adults, Waukegan: 847-377-8180
Children and Adolescents, Waukegan: 847-377-8950

Bradley Counseling Center, Gurnee: 847-244-7177

Fleet and Family Support Program, Navy Great Lakes: 888-231-0714

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center, Gurnee: 847-244-1187

One Hope United, Lake Villa, Gurnee, Waukegan: 847-245-6543

Community Youth Network, Grayslake: 847-548-6000

Youth & Family Counseling, Libertyville: 847-367-5991
Child and Adult Services

Holbrook Counseling Center, Mundelein: 312-655-7725
Catholic Charities | Caridades Católicas

LOSS, Mundelein: 312-655-7283
Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide
Amar Alcance a los Sobrevivientes de Suicidio

Erika’s Lighthouse, Winnetka: 847-386-6481
Adolescent depression | depresión en adolescentes

Cancer Wellness Center, Grayslake: 847-509-9595
Families dealing with the impact of cancer


Erika’s Lighthouse

Kids Mental Health

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Child Mind Institute - Family Resource Center

Health and Parenting: Child Development


If you or someone you know has harmed themselves or is at immediate risk of harm CALL 911 NOW. If you are having suicidal thoughts or you are worried about someone you know, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text the Lake County Text-A-Tip line by texting WTHelp to 844-823-5323 and get confidential and immediate help from a trained counselor 24/7.