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Emergency Helplines

If you are in immediate crisis, CALL 911.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24/7 helpline if you need to speak with someone. They help those who are in danger of committing suicide or those concerned about a friend, co-worker, or family member.
    Contact Information: 800-273-8255 [800-273-TALK]

  • Suicide Hotline in Spanish can help you if you are currently in crisis and need to speak to someone in Spanish. This is a 24/7 crisis line. Si está usted preocupado por una persona que usted sabe que está pasando por una crisis o que piensa en suicidarse, nuestros centros pueden ayudarle.
    Contact Information: 888-628-9454
  • PATH Hotline is a local 24/7 crisis and referral hotline serving the McLean, Livingston and Woodford counties. Call them if you are currently experiencing a crisis. A complete list of their services is available on their website.
    Contact Information: 309-827-4005 or 211 (24-hour access to live assistance for health and human services information)

  • National Hopeline Network finds information on how to prevent suicide and can connect you to appropriate resources. This is not a 24/7 crisis line but is a great resource.
    Contact Information: 800-784-2433 [800-SUICIDE]

  • Veterans Crisis Line is a 24/7 helpline that helps struggling military veterans. They can assist you on a wide range of issues tied to mental health that can plague veterans such as depression, PTSD, TBI and anxiety.
    Contact Information: 800-273-8255 [800-273-TALK] (choose "option 1")

  • The Crisis Text Line is the only 24/7 crisis-intervention line that conducts all of it's conversations exclusively by text message. Text START to 74174. Crisis Text Line for students of color: Text STEVE to 74174.
  • Contact Trevor Project, 24/7 Lifeline for LGBTQ+ concerns at 1-866-488-7386
  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860

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Student Counseling Services
Phone: 309-268-8390 

All interactions between students and counselors are strictly confidential and are not subject to disclosure without a student's written permission.