Crisis Resources

The Behavioral Health Collaborative provides the following crisis resources for youth and families. Further information is available at this link.


24/7 crisis lines for youth

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call or text 988 or chat at

  • Nationwide crisis number for mental health crises. Open to all ages.
    • Press 1 for Veterans Crisis Line
    • Press 2 for Spanish language services
  • Press 3 for LGBTQI+ affirming counseling

DuPage Crisis Line Call 630-627-1700

  • Local crisis assistance
    • 24/7, free and confidential support to people in a suicidal crisis, substance use crisis, or experiencing emotional distress.
    • Highly trained crisis counselors answer the phone, listen to the caller, understand how their problem is affecting them, provide support, and share resources if needed.
  • Can also be used to request the DuPage Mobile Crisis Response Team
    • Team of a clinician and engagement specialist that responds to an individual in crisis in the community.
    • 24/7, mobile crisis response for youth or adults at location of crisis in order to provide in-person crisis intervention, assessment, support, guidance and linkage to appropriate resources or services.
    • Crisis services available for youth and adults of any age, free of charge regardless of payer source

Crisis Text Line Text ‘REACH’ to 741741

  • Crisis support available over text from a trained counselor.

Trevor Project (866) 488-7386 or Text ‘START’ to 678678

  • National crisis line for LGBTQ+ youth