Crisis Calls and Emergencies
For Life-Threatening Emergencies at Anytime:
Call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department (Advocate BroMenn Emergency Room
is directly across from the IWU campus)
Resources for Mental Health Crisis on Campus
Call Counseling & Consultation Services at 309-556-3052 during business hours: 8:00 am to 4:30pm.
OR call IWU Safety at 309-556-1111
CCS provides crisis hours on Monday from 10am - 12pm, Tuesday from 2pm - 4pm, Wednesday from 10am - 12pm, Thursday from 2pm - 4pm, and Friday from 10am – 12pm.
After Hours (24/7) Mental Health Crisis Resources
- Call IWU Safety at 309-556-1111
- Call PATH at 309-827-4005
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK
- Text the Crisis Text Line "Hello" at 741741
All students with University-sponsored student health insurance have free access to
health care at Healthiest You and free mental health counseling at Better Help. Students
outside of Illinois without University-sponsored student health insurance have access
to health care at Healthiest You and mental health counseling at Better Help with
a copay. Students can obtain additional information at 1-855-870-5858 or at www.counseling4students.com
to use Healthiest You or Better Help services. Informational flyers are available
on the CCS/AHS websites.