These websites may be of interest to you if you’re interested in learning more about what you or a loved one is experiencing, or if you are seeking additional resources and support.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Chicago Chapter offers referrals, education, and support through their website and helpline, as well as in-person education courses, trainings, and support groups for families and individuals
DBSA offers in-person and online support groups for people living with a mood disorder as well as friends and family
Non profit organization that focuses on Mental Wellness in the black Community
A social impact business tailored to provide young Black women with accessible mental wellness education, resource connection, community support, and merchandise that empowers them to take charge of their mental wellbeing
One of the nation’s premiere experts on the mental health of young Black men
AA is a nonprofit fellowship of individuals for whom alcohol has become a major problem. They meet regularly to help each other stay sober. Meeting locations are all over Chicago.
NA is a nonprofit fellowship of individuals for whom drugs have become a major problem. They meet regularly to help each other stay sober. Meeting locations are all over Chicago.
Access to LGBTQ affirming primary care, STI/STD testing, HIV/AIDS services, TGNC healthcare, and women’s health services at clinics across Chicago
Community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of Chicagoland
Aims to advance the rights of, and advocate for consenting adults in the BDSM-Leather-Fetish, Swing, and Polyamory Communities through direct services, education, advocacy, and outreach
Crisis & Support Hotlines
These phone numbers are accessible to anyone needing immediate support during a particularly difficult time, and are categorized by population(s) served.
24/7 free and confidential support and crisis resources
24/7 text message support for those in crisis
text CONNECT to 741741
24/7 crisis support and resources for runaway and homeless youth
24/7 Illinois DCFS hotline to report child abuse or neglect
24/7 domestic violence crisis line
24/7 Chicago rape hotline for survivors of sexual violence and and their significant others
24/7 resource for families and friends of individuals that are currently incarcerated and living with mental illness who are in need of special treatment and/or medication while in the Cook County Jail.