Community Mental Health Resources

In addition to services offered at Counseling and Consultation Services and other locations on the NIU campus, there are various mental health resources available in the surrounding community. If you have questions about these resources or would like to discuss options that might best meet your specific needs, please call our office at 815-753-1206 and ask to speak with a counselor.

Counseling Resources

Living Rite, The Center for Behavioral Health

Northwestern Medicine Counseling and Psychiatry, including Ben Gordon Mental Health Center

Braden Counseling Center

Lighthouse Professional Counseling Center

Group Counseling and Support Groups

Northwestern Medicine Group Counseling

Other Support Groups

Substance Use Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings


Contact Us

Counseling and Consultation Services
Campus Life Building, room 200
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Initial Consultation Hours

To speak to a counselor
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Worried about yourself or someone else?

Crisis Resources