Social Emotional Support &
Suicide Prevention Services

Special Resources

Jackie Rhew: K-8 Presentation: Purposeful Parenting 12/3/20 (Video)

Jackie Rhew: K-8 Presentation: Purposeful Parenting 12/3/20 (PDF) in English and Spanish.


Supporting Teens Virtual Parent Workshop Presentation 11/19/20 (Video)

Due to technical difficulties, this recording only shows the second half of Jackie Rhew's presentation.

Supporting Teens Virtual Parent Workshop Presentation 11/19/20 (PDF) in English and Spanish.

Social Emotional Support & Suicide Prevention Services

911

Dial 911 to call for assistance or to report a concern

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital

Behavioral health hospital that provides support for mental health issues, addiction, and behavioral disorders.

www.alexianbrothershealth.org/abbhh

800-432-5005

American Association of Suicidology

Provides information for survivors, support groups, and suicide prevention resources

https://suicidology.org/

202-237-2282

Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center

Serves children who have lost a parent, sibling, or family member (sliding scale fee)

https://barrharris.org/

312-922-7474

Compassionate Friends

Nonprofit, self-help support organization for parents, grandparents, and siblings

https://www.compassionatefriends.org/

877-969-0010

GriefNet

Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.

http://www.griefnet.org

GriefShare

For those grieving the death of a loved one; seminars and support groups, access to resources

http://www.griefshare.org

800-395-5755

Journey Care

One-on-one and group grief support

http://journeycare.org

847-467-7423 (general information)

224-770-2489 (24-hour line)

Lifespan Crisis Line

Crisis line for victims of domestic violence or abuse; they offer legal services, advocacy, and counseling.

www.life-span.org

847-824-4454

LOSS (Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide) Program

Support group for those grieving the death of a family member or close friend

https://www.catholiccharities.net/GetHelp/OurServices/Counseling/Loss.aspx

312-655-7283

Mano a Mano

Family resource center for individuals who are immigrants and their families

https://mamfrc.org/

847-201-1521

McHenry County Info Referral & Crisis Line

24-hour crisis line and response team for behavioral health emergencies, problem-solving, referrals to resources, and a variety of other supports.

www.mchenry-crisis.org

800-892-8900

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7)

1-800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

NICASA (Substance Abuse)

Nicasa is a not-for-profit behavioral health services organization

www.nicasa.org

847-546-6450

S.A.S.S. Screening Assessment and Support

A crisis mental health service program for children and adolescents. They offer crisis and counseling supports to children and adolescents.

http://www.illinoismentalhealthcollaborative.com/consumers/information/SASS-handout.pdf

1-800-345-9049

312-793-1361

Streamwood Behavioral Health (free initial assessments)

Hospital that provides support for a variety of mental health and/or behavioral concerns

www.streamwoodhospital.com

630-837-9000

Text-a-Tip

24/7 anonymous text-communication system for youth needing immediate mental health assistance for themselves or a friend

https://www.lakecountyil.gov/3437/Text-A-Tip

Text LAKECO to 844-823-5323

Willow House

Support groups, educational resources/referrals, community outreach. Monthly meetings in Chicago, Arlington Heights, Libertyville, and Bannockburn

http://www.willowhouse.org

847-236-9300