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LifeLinks Crisis Line is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over the phone. We are here...


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With specially trained crisis counselors, Centerstone is available 24 hours a day to support and respond to you, your family...


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Contact of Northern Illinois provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone. We support everyone in...


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The Depression Line is open 8am-Midnight, 7 days a week. A trained paraprofessional is there to help support those who are...


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Transitions of Western Illinois offers 24/7, free and confidential support over phone and text message (SMS). We support...


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Call for Help Sexual Assault Crisis Line offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone. We help everyone...


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The Illinois Warm Line is staffed by people who identify as individuals with lived expertise. The lived experiences of our...


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Get free, confidential support from a depression hotline in Illinois, United States

Depression is a common mental health problem that affects millions of people worldwide. When you're depressed you feel sad on most days and you may find it difficult to keep up with life's demands.

If you're in Illinois, United States and this sounds like you, then 9 hotlines are available and ready to support you. Consider reaching out if you notice these signs and symptoms of depression:

  • Even the smallest tasks take too much effort
  • You cannot concentrate and have difficulties memorizing things
  • Sometimes, you feel empty inside
  • You feel worthless and deserving of disgust
  • You might be unable to sit still
  • You wake up during the night or at dawn and cannot fall asleep again
  • You could be contemplating suicide
  • You lost your sexual appetite

Experiencing the symptoms of depression can be the greatest challenge of your life. Nonetheless, many people in your position have successfully got through it and built a better life. Depression may feel lonely, but you are far from alone in experiencing what you are feeling.

Depression can make you feel like a burden to others so you may be hesitant to ask for help. However, there are helpline volunteers and counselors in Illinois, United States who care about your situation and want to help. Sharing your feelings with a compassionate listener can help you feel supported and less alone.

If you're in Illinois, United States and struggling with feelings of depression, sadness or hopelessness – or just feel alone in what you're going through – consider contacting a helpline for free, confidential help today.


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