Help Hotlines for Teens

  • USA National 24/7 Suicide Hotline 

    1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

    1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    Find them online here

    Lake Country 24 Hour Crisis Phone Counseling

    847-377-8088

    McHenry County 24 Hour Crisis Line Intervention

    800-892-8900

    National Suicide Prevention Hotline

    800-273-8255

    Text-a-Tip

    Text "LAKECO" to 844-823-5323

    Call4Calm

    Text "TALK" to 552020, or for Spanish, "HABLAR" to 552020. Individuals can also text 552020, with key words such as "unemployment" or "food" or "shelter" and will receive information on how to navigate and access supports and services.

    Lake County 211

    211 helps individuals, families, and providers navigate and connect with a wide range of local health and human services, including mental health services, addiction support and rehabilitation, crisis counseling, supplemental food programs, shelter and affordable housing options, employment and education support, financial support, disaster information and relief…and much more!

    National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

    If you think you're in an abusive relationship, you can text, chat or call to talk with trained counselors.

    -Text "LOVE" to 22555

    -Chat online here

    -Call 1-866-331-9474

    RAINN National Sexual Violence Hotline

    1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)

    Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center

    847-872-7799

    Chat online here

    Male Sexual Abuse and Assault

    Chat online here