Free Emotional Support Text Line
Gov. Pritzker announced the start of a free emotional support text line, Call4Calm for residents who have been experiencing emotional distress. Residents can text "TALK" to 552020 for to speak with a mental health counselor. Spanish-speaking residents can text "HABLAR" to 552020 for Spanish speakers. People who use the service will remain completely anonymous.
Residents can also text with key words, such as "unemployment," "food," or "shelter" to get more information about help with these issues.