National 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The 9-8-8 crisis line is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. Individuals in need can dial or text 9-8-8 and be connected with a trained mental health professional who can provide assistance. Visit to learn more. Click here for information specific to Illinois and here for general information.