Links & Resources

Crisis Lines

Individuals seeking assistance with mental health- or disability-related concerns or crisis may contact Life Connections staff during regular hours or the following crisis lines any time, whether in crisis or not.

Eastern Iowa Mental Health Crisis Line: 24/7 – Toll Free 1-844-430-0375
Robert Young Center (Illinois) Crisis Line: 24/7 – Local 309-779-2999

These numbers are answered 24/7 by professional counselors that can assist individuals with information, immediate support and referrals.

You do not have to be in crisis to call.

Resources

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Peer Support Coalition of Florida, Inc.

DEDICATED TO ADVANCING PEER SUPPORT IN FLORIDA AND THROUGHOUT THE NATION

We are passionate about peer support because through peer support, we have the opportunity to role model our own recovery and offer hope and a sense of belonging within the community to those seeking recovery for themselves. Through self-help and mutual support, peer support facilitates personal growth, wellness promotion, and recovery while honoring one’s strengths, needs, and personal choices.

PSCFL is a peer-run nonprofit organization led by peers in recovery dedicated to advancing peer support alongside other peers, peer specialists, family members and friends of peers, state and local leaders, employers, and community partners who also believe in peer support and recovery.

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MHDS Regions

Iowa’s community-based, person-centered mental health and disability services system provides locally delivered services that are regionally managed within statewide standards. Local access to mental health and disability services for adults and children with severe emotional disturbances are provided by established mental health and disability services regions to residents of Iowa regardless of the location of their residence. 

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Project Recovery Iowa

The State of Iowa has received federal funding from FEMA to offer free virtual counseling and assistance to those affected, in any way, by COVID-19. Project Recovery Iowa provides counseling, virtual activities, referrals and help finding resources to any Iowan seeking assistance or a listening ear.

Iowans of all ages may join groups online to find support and learn creative strategies for coping with the effects of the pandemic. Project Recovery Iowa will announce additional programs in the coming weeks to help Iowans build coping skills and resilience.

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Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery

Wellness, Recovery, Community Inclusion and Peer Support!

We transform lives by promoting wellness, recovery, community inclusion and peer support through training, technical assistance, and advocacy. We are the international leaders of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan®.

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Doors to Well Being

National Technical Assistance Center.

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Peer Respites Action & Evaluation

Resources about peer respites in the United States.