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 - 12pmTuesday from 2pm - 4pm, Wednesday from 10am - 12pmThursday from 2pm - 4pm, and Friday from 10am – 12pm.

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Wikipedia

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.