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Free trauma & PTSD hotlines in Illinois

YWCA Rape Crisis Hotline (Chicago)
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Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Rape Crisis Hotline provide survivors of sexual violence and their significant...

(888) 293-2080(888) 293-2080

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This line offers support to anyone in crisis resulting from sexual abuse or sexual assault. We provide quality, comprehensive,...


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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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Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault offers 24/7, free and confidential support over phone to Survivors of sexual violence...


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Our helpline has been designed to help our community in domestic violence crisis. The personnel behind the line are well...


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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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Confidential, 24/7 crisis intervention for runaway and homeless youth and their families via phone, chat, email, and bulletin...


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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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Warmline

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

866-359-7953
(866) 880-4459

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Get help now from a helpline in Illinois, United States for trauma and PTSD

Traumatic experiences happen more often than you might think. Because they are so common and frequently highly distressing, Illinois, United States has 11 helplines to help people dealing with trauma and PTSD. Symptoms might involve:

  • Overwhelming negative emotions such as guilt, shame, sadness and anxiety
  • Self-harming or destructive behaviour
  • Experiencing 'hypervigilance' or extreme alertness
  • Being unable to remember details of the traumatic event
  • Noticing tastes, smells or sounds connected to the trauma
  • Becoming isolated, withdrawn and avoiding social situations
  • Continued negative thoughts about a traumatic experience
  • Frequent nightmares and disturbed sleep patterns

These feelings are a completely normal response to traumatic experiences. Trauma leaves an imprint on our lives that can profoundly affect our emotional wellbeing.

The symptoms of trauma and PTSD can become overwhelming. Assistance is available in Illinois, United States to help you unpack your experiences and begin making sense of them. You can feel seen, heard and understood through compassionate listening and support.

If you feel like you might need support with trauma and PTSD, try reaching out to a hotline in Illinois, United States. It's free and confidential.


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