COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

The following mental health resources are available during the COVID-19 crisis.

DuPage Area Resources

Illinois Resource: Call for Calm

Text "talk" to 552020

Text "hablar" for Spanish speakers

Free-of-charge, anonymous, emotional support text line for Illinois residents experiencing stress related to COVID-19. Once you text the hotline, you will receive a call from a counselor from a local community mental health center. This service is available to you regardless of your personal circumstances and can also provide assistance with services related to food, housing, and unemployment.

National Crisis Resources 

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

24/7, 365-day-a-year national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.

  • 1-800-985-5990
  • Text “talkwithus” to 66746

Crisis Text Line

24/7 support, text from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis, including Corona Virus anxiety/concerns. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds from a secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

  • Text “HOME” to 741741

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

  • 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
  • 1-888-628-9454 (for Spanish speakers)
  • 1-800-799-4889 (for deaf and hard of hearing)

SAMHSA National Helpline

Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

  • 1-800-662-HELP (4357) 

Other Resources

Resources and tips on taking care of physical and mental health, and supporting each other during this time of uncertainty.

Advice, guidance, resources, social sharing, information, and other tools to help spread positive messages of hope, compassion, mental health care, and suicide prevention.

General COVID-19 Mental Wellness Articles

 

Contact Information

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services

Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200, (630) 942-2259
Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services Advising

Summer Hours for the Glen Ellyn campus

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: closed

Check with each off-campus center for their hours

New to College of DuPage?

Contact Campus Central at campuscentral@cod.edu, or call Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services at (630) 942-2259.

Continuing or Past COD Students
For appointments at COD's main campus, call (630) 942-2259, or one of the COD Centers.

Ask a counselor a question.