Mental Health and Grief Resources

Mental Health & Grief ResourcesMental Health Resources

Will County Health Department
501 Ella Ave, Joliet
Will County Behavioral Health

Aunt Martha’s Health & Wellness
1536 Vincennes Ave, Chicago Heights
Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness

Iroquois Mental Health Center
(815) 468-3241
411 West Division Street, Manteno
Iroquois Memorial Mental Health

New Choice Intervention, Inc
142 East 154th Street, Harvey
New Choice Intervention

Screening, Assessment and Support Services (SASS)
CARES line: 1-800-345-9049

Call 4 Calm emotional support line
Text ‘TALK’ or ‘HABLAR’ to: 552020

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Crisis Warning Signs

Inability to perform daily tasks: grooming, bathing, dressing, etc

Rapid mood swings: increased energy level, inability to stay still, pacing, suddenly depressed, withdrawn; suddenly happy or calm after a period of depression

Increased agitation: verbal threats, violent or out of control behavior, destroying property

Abusive Behavior to self or others: verbally or physically abusive, substance use, self harm

Isolation: does not leave room for long periods of time, avoiding school work, family time, connecting with others

Loses touch with Reality: confused, strange ideas, unable to recognize familiar people, hearing or seeing things that are not there, difficulty understanding what others are saying

Paranoia: suspicion or mistrust of others or the their actions without justification or evidence

Suicide Warning Signs

  • Changes in personality, mood or behavior
  • Preoccupation with death
  • Increased drug or alcohol use
  • Stockpiling pills, trying to obtain a weapon
  • Recent failed romantic relationships
  • Sense of helplessness or worthlessness
  • Saying things like, “nothing matters anymore” or “you’re better off without me”
  • History of attempts or self-harming behaviors
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