Community Resources

(Champaign County and surrounding area)

Crisis Line: 217-359-4141

Support for crises and psychological emergencies
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/yr


  • Autism Network of CU: 217-621-8429

    Community Elements: 217-398-8080
    • Prevention, intervention and behavioral treatment
    • Counseing, therapy, assessments

    Domestic Violence Shelter & Programs (Courage Connection): 217-384-4390
    • Shelter, counseling, information, legal & medical advocacy, support to victims of domestic violence
    Psychology and Psychiatry at Carle: 217-383-3311


    Rape Counseling & Services (CU-RACES): 217-384-4444 (24/7 crisis line)
    • Free confidential services for sexual assault and harrassment
    • Serving Champaign, Douglas, Ford & Piatt counties

    Self-Help Groups: 217-352-0099

    Youth Cares Line (SASS): 800-345-9049

    • Screeing, assesment and upport services for youth aged 0-20 with Medicaid, Kidcare or no insurance


      Help Center of the American Psychological Association (APA)

      • Printable brochures on diverse mental-health topics from depression and anxiety to psychotherapy and resilience
      • On the web at:

      National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Health Topics

      • Online resources and information about mental health topics including suicide, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and autism