Mental Health Resources and Support



    MCHELP logo
    MCHELP is a free mobile app that provides access to counseling services 24/7 via anonymous text. McHenry County youth and adults can confidentially text concerns related to stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, etc. to trained, licensed mental health providers. To learn more about MCHELP, see the flyers below. To download the app, search "MCHELP" in your phone's app store.

    MCHELP FLIER - English

    MCHELP FLIER - Spanish


    Suicide Prevention Lifeline 


    suicide prevention hotline  


    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people of all ages in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For help, call 1-800-273-8255.


    Crisis Text Line 


    Crisis Text Line


    Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, text-based mental health support and crisis intervention by trained volunteers who help support people in need. For help, text 741741.