Counseling Services

Mental Health Crisis Lines


  • Crisis Line of Will County
    (815) 722-4384
    24/7, hotline where volunteers are trained to listen, handle emergencies and make referrals
  • Hopeline
    (800) 784-2433 (800-SUICIDE)

    24/7, crisis intervention for suicide, depression, and general concerns
  • Depression line
    (630) 482-9696

    24/7, crisis intervention for depression

Crisis Intervention

  • Linden Oaks Hospital, 852 West St., Naperville
    (800) 955-6257

    24/7, general crisis intervention, free assessments, specialized psychiatric care
  • Silver Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd, Joliet
    (815) 740-703224/7, 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

    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, offers medical and/or legal advocacy for survivor and counseling for survivor or significant other of sexual assault

  • South Suburban YWCA Rape Crisis Hotline, Chicago Hgts
    (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

    24/7, “12-step call” where volunteers will call back to speak or meet with callers & help connect them to AA group


Lewis University Health & Counseling Center does not endorse or recommend a specific mental health crisis line.

This list is simply for your convenience and is not intended to be a complete list of all mental health crisis lines.