Additional Resources for Mental Health
ULifeline provides students a Self-Evaluator toolkit which is a confidential online mental health assessment developed for ULifeline by Duke University Medical Center. Students can complete a self-assessment to learn telling insight about themselves or a friend’s state of mind.The Student site also includes information, factoids and poll questions to learn interesting details about mental well-being.
The Heart of Illinois United Way and Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois have partnered to provide Heart of Illinois 2-1-1, a comprehensive information and referral line to connect callers to critical health and human care programs. 2-1-1 is a confidential help line that can be reached by dialing 211 from both landline and cell phones. If a caller has trouble connecting, help can also be reached by dialing 309-999-4029 or visiting 211hoi.org.
211 Connects you to services including:
- Food, shelter, and utility assistance
- Physical and Mental Health Services
- Job training and financial assistance
- Home-delivered meals
- Childcare and after school programs
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a self-help, non-profit, advocacy group for those with mental illnesses and their supporters. The alliance was founded in 1979 because of a lack of support for people experiencing brain disorders.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK or 800 SUICIDE