National Resources
 
Suicide / Crisis Lines

  •  Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  •  Trevor Project (LGBTQ youth crisis hotline): 1-866-488-7386, Also an online chat / text option at http://www.thetrevorproject.org/pages/get-help-now
  • Youth America Hotline: 1-877-YOUTHLINE (968-8464 )
  • Mom’s Postpartum Depression Hotline: 1-866-364-6667
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255   PRESS 1. Online chat / text available at http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
Self-injury / Self-harm 
  • Self Injury Foundation: 1-800-334-HELP 
Sexual Assault 
  • RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network): National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). Online Chat available at https://ohl.rainn.org/online/ 
 
Domestic Violence 
  • National Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 
 
Drug Abuse Hotline 
  • National Drug Abuse Hotline (SAMHAS): 1-800-662-4357 
 
Poison Control 
  • National Line: 1-800-222-1222 AIDS / HIV / STD Hotline 1-800-243-2437 
Local Resources 

Homeless Shelters: 
  • Mattoon Area P.A.D.S: 217-234-7237
  •  Coles County Housing Authority Mattoon: 217-235-4175 
 
Domestic Violence: 
  • Hope of East Central Illinois: Crisis line 1-888-345-3990 
  • Illinois Domestic Violence Helpline:1-877-863-6338 
Sexual Assault: 
  • Sexual Assault Counseling and
  • Information Service (located in Charleston): Crisis Hotline 888-345-2846 
Smoking Quitline 
  • 1-866-784-8937
  • Online Chat available at http://quityes.org/ 
Other helpful resources: 
  • To Write Love on Her Arms: http://twloha.com/home
  • AIDS: https://www.aids.gov/
  • Smoking: http://smokefree.gov/
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration: http://www.fda.gov/
  • Consumer Protection: http://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-consumer-protection
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: http://www.va.gov/
  • Wounded Warrior Project: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/