If you have a health emergency, such as chest pain, call 911.
National Crisis Line
If you or someone you know is having thoughts of experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, 988 provide a connection to free 24/7 confidential support. Available nationwide, but served locally, at no fee.
Mobile Crisis Response
Telehealth and in-person capabilities providing crisis screening and intervention services for all ages and all insurances, at no fee. Available 24/7/365 to residents in Sangamon, Menard, Morgan, Scott, Logan, Mason, and Christian counties.
The Living Room provides an alternative to hospital emergency rooms for adults experiencing psychiatric emergencies. Available to anyone over the age of 18, guests receive free support from peer and mental health professionals in a safe and calming atmosphere. Upon arrival, guests answer several questions and are linked with a peer counselor. Located at Memorial Behavioral Health at 710 N. Eighth St. in Springfield. No appointment is required, and the Living Room is open from 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Free of charge, the Living Room offers:
- Safe, calm space
- Crisis intervention
- Safety planning
- Help connecting with healthcare, food and housing resources
- Support from professionals with mental health experience
- Access to internet
- Light refreshments
- Follow-up services
Available to anyone over the age of 18, the Living Room is located at Memorial Behavioral Health at 710 N. Eighth St. in Springfield. No appointment is required, and the Living Room is open from 10:30 to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
* Funding is provided in whole or in part by the Illinois Department of Human Services. For more information, call 217-525-1064.