Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Support
Suicide Prevention-Local Mental Health Resources
Rick’s House of Hope
Rick’s House of Hope is a local organization that provides support to children, adolescents, and teens who have experienced trauma. Rick’s House of Hope offers peer support groups, access to a mental health therapist, summer day programs, and much more. Due to the pandemic, please call (563) 324-9580, to stay updated on services Rick’s House of Hope is offering. https://www.verafrenchmhc.org/services-for-children/ricks/
Clock Inc’s, purpose is to provide a non-judgmental, safe and reliable community center for LGBT+ individuals, to reduce any feelings of discrimination or isolation. In fulfilling this mission, Clock, Inc offers a variety of programs, groups, workshops, individual/couple/family counseling, and activities both within our walls and in the community. Examples of undertakings done by Clock, Inc in house include multi-age and gender therapy groups, regular youth drop-ins that offer a safe space for LGBT+ youth to socialize with their peers, family friendly free events such as trivia and open mic nights, private and affordable one-on-one, couples, or family counseling, and workshops within the center and throughout the broader community covering a range of topics related to the LGBT+ community.
Eastern Iowa Mental Health Crisis Line: 24/7 – Toll Free 1-844-430-0375
Peers and family members may connect with a trained crisis counselor or get local referral for more information about mental health services within the Quad Cities.
Robert Young Center (Illinois) Crisis Line: 24/7 – Local 309-779-2999
Peers and family members may connect with a trained crisis counselor.
NAMI Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741
Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
Nami Iowa Chapter
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255)
If you or someone you know is in crisis— whether considering suicide or not —please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7. National Suicide Prevention
Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth- Text 678678 and type “MHFA”
Trevor Project is specifically aimed towards individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ and offers free crisis counseling via text message for those in need of help. The Trevor Project
Trans Lifeline For Transgendered Indivduals- 877-565-8860
Trans Lifeline is for individuals who identify as transgendered who are expierenining a crisis and can be connected with a crisis counsoler.
Vera French Same Day Counseling Services- Children and Adults
Vera French Mental Health Services offers same day walk-in appointments for individuals wanting to speak with a licensed social worker or mental health therapist. For more information about this specific service, please call 563-383-1900 or visit