Counseling Services

Mental Health Crisis Lines

Suicide/Depression

  • Crisis Line of Will County
    (815) 722-3344
    24/7, hotline where volunteers are trained to listen, handle emergencies and make referrals

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    (800) 273-TALK
    (800) 273-8255
    24/7, crisis intervention for suicide, depression, and general concerns

Crisis Intervention

  • Linden Oaks Hospital
    852 West St.
    Naperville
    (800) 955-6257
    24/7, general crisis intervention, free assessments, specialized psychiatric care

  • Silver Cross Hospital
    1900 Silver Cross Blvd.
    New Lenox
    (815) 300-1053
    24/7, Mental Health & Chemical Dependency Hotline-admission & referral information may be obtained

  • Saint Joseph Medical Center
    333 N. Madison Street
    Joliet
    (815) 725-7133
    Inpatient stabilization for psychiatric crisis

Domestic Violence

  • Groundwork of Guardian Angel Joliet
    (815) 729-1228
    24/7 hotline, provides emergency shelter for women and their children, offers advocacy and counseling services

  • Crisis Center for South Suburbia
    Tinley Park
    (708) 429-7233
    24/7 hotline, offers shelter, counseling, and referrals (including court advocates if needed)

  • Family Shelter Service
    Wheaton
    (630) 469-5650
    24/7 hotline, services include emergency shelter, counseling and court/victim advocacy

Sexual Abuse/Assault

  • Sexual Assault Service Center of Guardian Angel, Joliet
    (815) 730-8984
    24/7, sexual assault hotline, also offers counseling for survivor or significant other of sexual assault

  • South Suburban YWCA Rape Crisis Hotline
    Chicago Heights
    (708) 748-5672
    24/7, sexual assault and general counseling for adults and children

  • Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline
    (888) 293-2080
    24/7 hotline, support group & advocacy for survivors of sexual assault

  • The Pillars Community Services
    Hickory Hills
    (708) 482-9600
    24/7, sexual assault hotline, offers counseling & advocacy for survivor or significant other of sexual assault

Substance Abuse

  • National Drug and Alcohol Hotline
    (800) 234-0420
    24/7, offers referrals for treatment

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    (312) 346-1475
    www.AA.org
    24/7, “12-step call” where volunteers will call back to speak or meet with callers & help connect them to AA group

  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse
    (800) 662-HELP

  • Al-Anon/Alateen
    (800) 344-2666
    www.niafg.org
    24/7, support for children, friends, and family members of those addicted to alcohol or other drugs

  • Narcotics Anonymous
    www.NA.org

Mental Health Websites

Note: Lewis University Health & Counseling Center does not endorse or recommend a specific mental health service provider. This list is simply for your convenience and is not intended to be a complete list of all mental facilities in the area.