24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
In Adams County:
Crisis Hotline: 217-222-1166
Walk-in Assistance: Transitions, 4409 Maine St., Quincy, Illinois
Assistance for Children: Transitions SASS Program (Screening Assessment and Support Services) 1-800-345-9049
Support Group: Left Behind/Moving Forward meets at Transitions on the third Monday of each month at 6:07 p.m.
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: Mark Twain Behavioral Health 800-356-5395
In September, during National Suicide Prevention Month, Quincy Senior High School is bringing speakers from Project Semicolon and NoStigmas to town to talk with students and the community about suicide and the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Several Youth Mental Heath First Aid Courses:
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.
Date: 5/9/16 or 5/31/16
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Quincy Public Schools Board of Education
Cost: This course is being provided at no cost thanks to funding from the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation and the Adams County Children’s Mental Health Partnership
Registration: Sharon Bearden
Date: Thursday, June 9
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Douglass Community Services in Hannibal, MO – 711 Grand Ave
Cost: Class is available to participants at no cost through the partnerships within the NEMO Regional Health Steering Committee. Class size is limited- please sign-up quickly to reserve your spot.
Registration: Families and Communities Together ( F.A.C.T). at (573) 221-2285 or online at www.mcfact.org.