• Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat. All chat centers in the Lifeline network are accredited by CONTACT USA. Lifeline Chat is available 24/7 across the U.S. 

    1-800-273-TALK (8255)



    Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.


    Call 988 to speak with a trained counselor. 
    Students seeking emotional support can also text HOME to 741741, the Crisis Text Line, to reach a trained volunteer counselor.


    Illinois Public Act 102-0134