Reach Out for Help

Get Help in a Crisis

Text HOME to 741741 and talk with a trained counselor

Call 1.800.273.8255 for the Suicide Prevention Hotline

Dial 911

 

Get Help with Stress and Anxiety

Call this "warm" line when you need someone to talk to: 855.275.5237. Calls are answered 9:00- 5:00 Monday-Thursday and 9:00- 4:00 on Fridays.

Check out these ideas for coping with anxiety, especially during the epidemic.

Come to one of our virtual check-ins every Friday at 12:00 with teen librarians and staff from Northeast DuPage Family and Youth Services. Check our calendar for a link to join the meeting. 

 

 

Help Taking Care of Babies or Young Kids

Find advice for everything from handling an emergency to keeping kids busy to changing diapers here.
 

Babysitter Boss has videos on handling fighting, getting kids to listen to you, and much more

 

Violence or Abuse at Home

Visit The National Domestic Violence Hotline online to chat or find help.

Call the Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.877.863.6338

Find out more about staying safe during COVID-19 here and en Español

 

LGBTQ+

Call the Trevor Project hotline at 1.866.488.7386. 

Text START to 678678.
 
Sign up for daily texts of positivity specifically for people that are trans and non-binary.