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Phone resources and hotlines

Counseling Services wants to make sure students have as many supports as possible. Below is a list of hotlines and phone resources for emergencies and other situations.

If you are in immediate crisis, please call public safety at 309-794-7711 or dial 911.

Mental health emergencies

24-hour Robert Young Center Crisis Line: 309-779-2999

NAMI Crisis Text Line: Text NAMI to 741-741

National Crisis Line: 800-233-4357

International hotlines: Crisis lines by country of origin.

Suicide hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

National Hopeline Network: 800-784-2433

Suicide Crisis Hotline: 800-999-9999


Self-Injury Support: 800-366-8288

Sexual assault

Sexual Assault Support (English/Spanish): 800-223-5001

24-hour Crisis Line (Illinois): 309-797-1777

24-hour Crisis Line (Iowa): 866-921-3354

Domestic violence and child abuse

National Domestic Violence Crisis line: 800-799-7233

Domestic Violence Helpline: 800-548-2722

National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453

DCFS Child Abuse Hotline: 800-252-2873

School violence prevention

Center for Prevention of School Violence: 800-299-6504

Alcohol and other drugs

Alcoholism & Other Drug Hopeline: 800-622-2255

National Drug Abuse: 800-662-4357

Al-Anon/Alateen (for non-drinkers): 800-344-2666

Marijuana Anonymous: 800-766-6779

Quad-Cities Area of NA

National NA and AA


Trans Lifeline (Peer Support): 877-565-8860

The Trevor Helpline: 800-850-8078

Gay & Lesbian National Support: 888-843-4564

GLBT Youth Support Line: 800-850-8078

Eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia)

National Crisis Line: 800-233-4357

National Eating Disorders Association: 800-931-2237

Eating Disorders Center: 888-236-1188


AAA Crisis Pregnancy Center: 800-560-0717

Pregnancy Support: 800-467-8466

Pregnancy National Helpline: 800-356-5761

Postpartum Depression: 800-733-6667