Mental Health Resources
ULifeline provides students a Self-Evaluator toolkit which is a confidential online mental health assessment developed for ULifeline by Duke University Medical Center. Students can complete a self-assessment to learn telling insight about themselves or a friend’s state of mind.The Student site also includes information, factoids and poll questions to learn interesting details about mental well-being.
The Heart of Illinois United Way and Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois have partnered to provide Heart of Illinois 2-1-1, a comprehensive information and referral line to connect callers to critical health and human care programs. 2-1-1 is a confidential help line that can be reached by dialing 211 from both landline and cell phones. If a caller has trouble connecting, help can also be reached by dialing 309-999-4029 or visiting 211hoi.org.
211 Connects you to services including:
- Food, shelter, and utility assistance
- Physical and Mental Health Services
- Job training and financial assistance
- Home-delivered meals
- Childcare and after school programs
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a self-help, non-profit, advocacy group for those with mental illnesses and their supporters. The alliance was founded in 1979 because of a lack of support for people experiencing brain disorders.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK or 800 SUICIDE
FindTreatment.gov is a confidential and anonymous resource for persons seeking treatment for mental and substance use disorders in the United States and its territories.
Congress established the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 1992 to make substance use and mental disorder information, services, and research more accessible.