Reach Out for Help

Help in a Crisis

Call 800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

Dial 911

Get help with stress & anxiety

Need someone "warm" to talk to? Call the JCFS at 847.676.0078

Visit Erika's Lighthouse for useful tips and activities to help maintain good mental health.

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


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.
Get Help with Stress and Anxiety
Call this "warm" line when you need someone to talk to.
Check out these resources for coping with anxiety, especially during the epidemic
Come to one of our virtual check-ins with teen librarians and staff from Northeast DuPage Family and Youth Services