Crisis Care and Mental Health

Lake County is committed to help its residents maintain their health and well-being. Those needing immediate mental health assistance can contact the following services 24/7.

Crisis Call Center
Individuals can speak anonymously to counselors 24 hours a day and get help by contacting the Crisis Call Center at 847-377-8088. You do not have to give your name when you call. Information and referrals to Lake County Health Department programs are available.

Text-A-Tip
Text-A-Tip is a 24/7 anonymous text-communication system for youth needing immediate mental health assistance for themselves or a friend. Download the Lake County Help app, available on Google Play and the Apple store. Within the app, select the 24-7 Text-A-Tip hotline where you will send a message to a dedicated number and receive an immediate response from a licensed clinician while remaining anonymous.