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NIU Counseling and Consultation Services

815-753-1206
Northern Illinois University Counseling and Consultation Services is dedicated to supporting students on campus. The office offers a variety of services to meet the needs of students which includes walk-in consultation, individual and group counseling, assessments and crisis services.

NIU Public Safety

815-753-1212
Northern Illinois University Public Safety department allows students in crisis to speak to the counselor on call. After providing a callback number the counselor on call will return the students call.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and provides support to those who are in suicidal crisis. For those who are non-English speaking the Lifeline will accommodate.

The Trevor Project

866-488-7386
The Trevor Project hotline provides support for members of the LGBTQ community in suicidal crisis.

The Hope Line

800-273-8255
The Hope Line is dedicated to individuals struggling with depression, anxiety or crisis. The Hope Line is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

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Veterans Crisis Line

800-273-8255 (#1)
The Veterans Crisis Line will connect Veterans in crisis with responders from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The line is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and can make accommodations for those whom are non-English speaking or hard of hearing.

Student of Concern Reporting Form