Illinois launches free hotline users can ‘Call 4 Calm’

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois has launched a mental health hotline called Call 4 Calm, to help people get through the anxiety of COVID-19 isolation.

Residents can text “Talk” to 55-20-20 to speak with a mental health professional.

Health experts say they’ve seen an increase in depression and anxiety since the pandemic began.

The hotline is free and available 24/7.


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