RESOURCES

Crisis Hotlines

Lifelines





Support Lines






Hospitals and Treatment Centers

Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Northwestern Memorial Hospital

  • In an emergency, including mental health emergencies, dial 911

  • In non-emergency situations call 630-933-4000




Gateway Foundation


Gateway Foundation

  • Substance abuse inpatient, day treatment and outpatient treatment programs




Haymarket Center


Haymarket Center - 1-312-226-7984

  • Substance abuse inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, including options available for people who are uninsured or under-insured.




The Renfrew Center


The Renfrew Center - 1-800-736-3739

  • Offers inpatient, day treatment and outpatient disordered eating treatment





Local Community Resources

Apna Ghar


Apna Ghar

  • Provides holistic resources including support, housing and advocacy to immigrant communities to help end gender violence




Brave Space Alliance


Brave Space Alliance

  • Chicago’s first Black and trans led LGBTQ center offering holistic support including a drop in center, name change and letter writing help, financial planning resources, job support, and food access support




Center on Halstead


Center on Halstead

  • LGBTQ center offering resources for the community including support groups, health care and advocacy, resources for seniors and youth, workshops, computer and wifi access and training and gym facilities




Chicago House


Chicago House

  • Offers a variety of services for the LGBTQ community including case management, legal assistance, housing assistance, employment assistance and HIV testing/wellness services




Heartland Alliance


Heartland Alliance

  • Offers a variety of programs including healthcare clinics, housing resources, financial resources for people with limited resources; as well as legal assistance to immigrant communities, and medical, psychological and legal resources to refugees and survivors of state-sponsored torture




Howard Brown Health


Howard Brown Health

  • Offers heath care for the LGBTQ community including sexual wellness programs, HIV/AIDS services, transgender and nonbinary health care and support groups




La Casa Norte


La Casa Norte

  • Provides housing and educational programing for youth and families experiencing homelessness




Resilience


Resilience

  • Provides free services for survivors of sexual assault including legal assistance, connection with medical and emotional support, and advocacy





Meditation and Mental Health Apps and Resources

Calm


Calm

  • App for Android and IPhone offering tools for meditation and restful sleep including guided imagery, mindfulness, movement and sleep stories




Good Therapy’s List of Self-Care Activities


Good Therapy’s List of Self-Care Activities

  • A list of 143 options for self-care put together by Good Therapy




Headspace


Headspace

  • App for Android and IPhone offering guided meditations and tools for how to meditate




MARC Guided Meditations


MARC Guided Meditations

  • Free guided meditations in English and Spanish created by UCLA’s Mindfulness Awareness Research Center




Mindfulness Coach


Mindfulness Coach

  • Free IPhone app created by Veterans Affairs (you do not have to be a veteran to use this app) offering guided meditations, videos, information and a meditation tracker




MoodKit


MoodKit

  • App for IPhone offering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy tools including journaling, thought logs, tools on grounding and relaxing, as well as productivity and mood trackers




Psychology Tools Worksheets


Psychology Tools Worksheets

  • Download and print worksheets and cognitive behavioral therapy tools including mood trackers, thought logs, negative thinking patterns etc.




PTSD Coach


PTSD Coach

  • Desktop as well as mobile app version of the Veteran Affairs National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (you do not need to be a veteran to use this). Offers a variety of tools, videos and exercises focusing on dealing with triggers, difficulty sleeping, processing anxiety, sadness and anger, and dissociation.




What’s Up-A Mental Health App


What’s Up-A Mental Health App

  • App for IPhone offering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy tools for depression, anxiety and emotional regulation including grounding and breathing exercises, a negative thinking patterns guide, diary, thought log, and habit tracker




You Feel Like Sh*t-An Interactive Self-Care Guide


You Feel Like Sh*t-An Interactive Self-Care Guide

  • An interactive guide where you can click through different strategies to feeling better, including grounding and relaxation exercises, changing your environment, and reminders to listening to your internal body cues.





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