Illinois launches free hotline users can ‘Call 4 Calm’

Local News

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.

MORE HEADLINES:

For more local news, download the MyStateline app (iOS) or (Android).

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram!

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News Video