Mental Health Resources

Several Mental Health resources are available to our students, families, and staff, all of which can be found below:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255  National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Reporting of Bullying and Safety Issues: Bullying and Safety Issues TipLine

    • EAP

    • Refer to a personal physician or mental health provider

    • Lake County 211

      • 211 Website

      • Phone 211

        • 150+ Language

      • Text 898211

        • Spanish and English

    • Asian Human Services

  • Safety and Mental Health concerns for a staff member

    • Refer staff to Appropriate Administrator (Supervisor or most immediate administrator)

      • Do not refer staff member(s) directly to resources

      • The administration will follow up accordingly

    • A direct threat to safety or health 

      • Contact Safety

      • Contact Administration

      • 911

      • Maintain Contact with Staff members while support arrives


Other resources: 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline National Suicide Prevention Hotline

- The Lake County Health Department's Crisis Care Program - is available 24 hours a day via telephone and in-person - Please call first: 847-356-3322.
The United Way of Lake County recently helped launch 211 Lake County.  Dial 211 or text 898211 for mental health assistance 24 hours a day
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (TTY 1-800-846-8517)

Those with preexisting mental health conditions should continue with their treatment, consistent with plans made with their treating health care provider, and note any new or worsening symptoms. Additional information is available at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



National Crisis Text Line

Text Home to 741-741


Safe 2 Help Illinois


Text Safe 2 (72332)


Illinois Cares



Trans Lifeline



The Trevor Project


Youth. gov

Illinois Suicide and Crisis Line


Lake County 211

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