CRISIS HOTLINES

MCHS Tip Line- To send an anonymous tip via text message to the McHenry Community High School, text the keyword MCHSTIP and your tip to 847411. Click the link for more info.

Suicide Prevention Hotline Call or text 988. No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living.

Illinois DCFS DCFS has the primary responsibility of protecting children through the investigation of suspected abuse or neglect by parents and other caregivers in a position of trust or authority over the child.

Call the 24-hour Child Abuse Hotline at 800-25-ABUSE (800-252-2873 or TTY 1-800-358-5117) if you suspect that a child has been harmed or is at risk of being harmed by abuse or neglect. If you believe a child is in immediate danger of harm, call 911 first. Your confidential call will not only make sure the child is safe, but also help provide the child’s family the services they need to provide a safe, loving and nurturing home.

McHenry County Crisis Program
1 in 4 people will have some sort of mental health problem in their life. If you are encountering problems yourself, or know someone else who is experiencing them, please phone the McHenry County Crisis Line at 1-800-892-8900.

WeTip - Anonymous Crime ReportingHelp Put A Stop To Crime And Be 100% ANONYMOUS When Reporting Any Crime. Call 1-800-78-Crime Now! WeTip Has Live Bilingual Operators 24/7 No Machines, No Taping, Tracing NO ONE KNOWS WHO CALLED!

Poison Helpline - American Association of Poison Control CentersThe American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. This service provides a primary resource for poisoning information and helps reduce costly hospital visits through in-home treatment.

National Runaway Safeline By calling 1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-786-2929, you will immediately share your story with a compassionate person and build a plan together.