|Alcoholism || |
- : AA is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. Find general information and meetings here.
- : Al-Anon and Alateen is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.
|Domestic Violence || |
- : Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or chat online to be connected to domestic violence advocate. Highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
- : Call the 24-hour domestic violence hotline at 1-708-485-5254 to be connected to Chicago-area domestic violence advocates.
|Drug Abuse || |
- : For those who feel marijuana controls their lives and wish to quit.
- : NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.
- : The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
|Eating Disorders || |
- : The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.
- : Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating, purging, overexercising, restricting and overeating.
|Gambling Addiction || |
- : GA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.
|General Mental Health Info || |
- : General information about mental health, including how to get help.
- : Learn about mental health and find tools and resources
- : Issues surrounding the mental health and wellbeing of college students
|PTSD || |
- : Find information for veterans and the general public about causes and treatments for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder).
- : Information about signs and symptoms, risk factors and treatments for PTSD from the National Institute of Mental Health.
|Sexual Abuse/Assault || |
- : Call the 24-hour sexual assault hotline at 1-708-482-9600 to be connected to Chicago-area sexual assault advocates.
- : The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the (800-656-HOPE) that is confidential and can connect you to local sexual assault service providers.
|Suicide Prevention and Support || |
- : Call 1-800-273-8255 for 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress.
- : The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
- : #BeThe1To is the 's message to spread the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide. This is an excellent resource for people who need expert advice about how to approach someone who may be considering suicide, including their
|Transgender Crisis Hotline || |
- 's Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. Operators are located all over the U.S. and Canada, and are all trans-identified.
|Veterans Mental Health || |
- : Get help and find mental health resources.
- : Dial 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or Text to 838255 to be connected to qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat or text.