RDHS|Library Resource Center

 

Regina Dominican High School

701 Locust Road

Wilmette, IL 60091

 

Tel: 847-256-7660

Fax: 847-256-3726

 

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Crisis & Mental Health Resources

 

If you or someone you know is in crisis or suffering from a mental illness, the following resources can help.

Suicide & Self-Harm

 

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

If you feel you are in crisis or if you have been contemplating suicide, you can call this number, 24/7, or visit the website above to chat with a trained counselor from a crisis center in your area. All calls and communications are free and confidential.

 

Call 1-800-366-8288

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/cutting-and-self-harm.htm

This article provides helpful information and support for teens who are cutting or engaging in self-harm.

 

Relationships/Abuse

 

Call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

https://rainn.org/get-help/
If you or someone you know has been the victim of relationship abuse or sexual assault, call this number, 24/7, or visit the website above to speak with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. All calls and communications are free and confidential.

 

Bullying/Cyber Bullying

 

http://www.stopbullying.gov/

This website provides helpful resources for teens who are being bullied or for teens who want to find out more about bullying.
 

Eating Disorders

 

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

Find information and support on eating disorders, or call or chat with a representative to find out about resources in your area.
 

LGBTQ+

 

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/
This website provides a safe space for LGBTQ teens who want to find resources unique to LGBTQ experiences, find answers to FAQ's, chat with an ally, or find resources on LGBTQ crisis prevention.

 

http://www.translifeline.org/

This website offers crisis prevention resources and direct services to transgender people in crisis.

 

Substance Abuse

 

http://teens.drugabuse.gov/have-a-drug-problem-need-help
If you or someone you know needs help with substance addiction, this guide offers resources for teens on how to find treatment, speak with a professional, or find out more about privacy laws regarding substance abuse.

 

General

 

http://www.mhans.org/teen.html
Mental Health America Northshore provides local, online, and over-the-phone help for a spectrum of crises and mental/physical health illnesses.