The following mental health resources are available during the COVID-19 crisis.
DuPage Area Resources
- Community Resources
- COD Counseling Resources
- DuPage County Mental Health Crisis Services
- NAMI DuPage Community Resources
Illinois Resource: Call for Calm
Text "talk" to 552020
Text "hablar" for Spanish speakers
Free-of-charge, anonymous, emotional support text line for Illinois residents experiencing stress related to COVID-19. Once you text the hotline, you will receive a call from a counselor from a local community mental health center. This service is available to you regardless of your personal circumstances and can also provide assistance with services related to food, housing, and unemployment.
National Crisis Resources
24/7, 365-day-a-year national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.
- Text “talkwithus” to 66746
24/7 support, text from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis, including Corona Virus anxiety/concerns. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds from a secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
- Text “HOME” to 741741
Free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
- 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- 1-888-628-9454 (for Spanish speakers)
- 1-800-799-4889 (for deaf and hard of hearing)
Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
- 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Alcoholhelp.com is available to educate the public on the severity of alcohol use disorders, while reducing the stigma associated with the disease.
Resources and tips on taking care of physical and mental health, and supporting each other during this time of uncertainty.
Advice, guidance, resources, social sharing, information, and other tools to help spread positive messages of hope, compassion, mental health care, and suicide prevention.
General COVID-19 Mental Wellness Articles
- Coping and Staying Emotionally Well During COVID-19-related School Closures
- Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
- 10 Ways to Ease Your Coronavirus Anxiety
- Meditate, Exercise, Limit Social Media: 12 Expert-Approved Ways to Manage Coronavirus Anxiety
Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200, (630) 942-2259
Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services Advising
New to College of DuPage?
Contact Campus Central at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services at (630) 942-2259.