The Illinois Department of Human Services’ Mental Health Division
has launched a free-of-charge emotional support text line, Call4Calm,
for Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues
related to COVID-19. Individuals who would like to speak with a
mental health professional can text “TALK” to 5-5-2-0-2-0,
or for Spanish, “HABLAR” to the same number: 5-5-2-0-2-0.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support
for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources
for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Call- 1-800-273-TALK