Mental Health and Behavioral Health Hotlines and Resources
Riverside Medical Center Behavioral Health Services Helpline
Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Call for more information or referrals.
National Suicide Hotlines
1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-784-2433 (http://hopeline.com/)
1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) for deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals (http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/)
CARES (Crisis and Referral Entry Services) line
Call CARES when a child is at risk to himself or others, and any time you or others think a child is having a mental health crisis.
1-800-345-9049 (Voice) or 1-866-794-0374 (TTY)
Child Abuse Hotline
If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected call:
Elder Abuse Hotline
If you suspect the abuse, neglect or exploitation of an older person call:
1-866-800-1409 or 1-888-206-1327 (TTY)
Kankakee County Center Against Sexual Assault:
KC-CASA provides victims of sexual assault and abuse with crisis and counseling services
Kankakee County - 815-932-3322
Iroquois County - 815-432-0420
Disaster Distress Helpline
National helpline for those experiencing distress related to natural or man-made disasters. Toll-free, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Multilingual
1-800-985-5990 or Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746
Community Mental Health Resources
Helen Wheeler Center for Community Mental Health
The Center is a comprehensive outpatient-counseling agency that provides mental health counseling services and therapy to children, adolescents, and adults who live and work in Kankakee County. Helen Wheeler also provides crisis screenings for adolescents (SASS) and adults.
Iroquois Mental Health Center
Offers outpatient mental health services for children, adolescents and adults; psychotherapy, counseling, psychiatric consultation; MI day program services, substance abuse counseling; including state-certified DUI services. Family, group, and individual services are offered.
Riverside Medical Center's Psychiatric Associates
Provides psychiatric services for children, adolescents and adults.