Urgent Help

Resources for Urgent Help

If you are thinking of harming yourself or need immediate emotional support: call the Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call (773-834-HELP), call one of these hotlines, or go straight to the emergency room.

  1. Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline: 888-293-2080
  2. LifeLine: 800-273-8255 (Suicide Hotline)
  3. Suicide Hotline: 800-784-8433
  4. Depression Hotline: 630-482-9696
  5. Trevor Project: 866-488-7386 (For gay and questioning youth)


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