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Resources

Suicide Prevention

  • crisischat.org
  • 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • kevinhinesstory.com/resources

Self-screening

ULifeLIne offers a free screening assessment for 13 common mental health challenges and provides links to immediate resources through SVCC and our community. 

Stress

Anxiety

Homelessness

  • Twin Cities PADS Homeless Shelter – Sterling – 815-626-2210 (link to twincitiespads.org)
  • PADS Shelter – Dixon -- 815-288-6818
  • Safe Haven Home (women) – Sterling – 815-622-8463 (link to www.yeshuasgrace.com)

Sexual Assault

  • YWCA of the Sauk Valley (link to www.ywsauk.org)  815-625-0333 Sterling; 815-288-1232 Dixon
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)

Domestic Violence

  • YWCA of the Sauk Valley (link to www.ywsauk.org)  815-625-0333 Sterling; 815-288-1232 Dixon
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 or live chat at thehotline.org

Substance Abuse

  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) (English and Spanish)
  • National Drug Helpline: 1-844-289-0879

 Veterans

  • Lifeline for Vets (Vet to Vet): 888-777-4443
  • VA Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: 1-877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838)

 Helplines

  •  LOCAL B-CALM Help LIne (M-F 8-5): 888-33B-CALM (888-332-2256)
  • Lifeline for Vets (Vet to Vet): 888-777-4443
  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: 1-877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
  • National Drug Helpline: 1-844-289-0879
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (press 1 for Veterans): 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) (English and Spanish)
  • Trans Support Helpline: 877-565-8860
  • VA Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255

Local Counseling:

  • KSB
    815-285-5638
    403 E. 1st St., Dixon
    (does not accept Medicaid)
  • Sinnissippi Centers
    815-284-6611
    Sterling, Dixon, Oregon, Mount Carroll, and Rochelle
  • Whiteside County Health Department
    815-626-2230 ext. 8
    1300 W. 2nd St., Rock Falls
  • Counseling at SVCC

 

Confidential counseling provided by licensed mental health counselors.

Please complete a referral form or email counseling@svcc.edu to make an appointment. All requests are confidential.

Private practitioners

Refer to local yellow pages