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Did you know that Suicides in Lake County out number Homicides by 3 to 1?

September, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Living Room Wellness Center in Waukegan, IL provides a safe, comfortable, environment where skilled Recovery Support Specialists provide crisis intervention referrals and other needed services for guests experiencing a crisis due to emotional distress. The Living Room is an alternative to the emergency room or serves as a police-drop location for those individuals with increased mental illness symptoms or near a crisis. For more information call us at (888) 707-1614 or visit www.livingroomwellnesscenter.org

Furthermore, if you or a loved one are struggling with suicide thoughts, we’re here to help. We are open 7 days a week and all services provided are free of charge. You can walk-in or call ahead. Suicide is not the answer. There is hope.

  • 56% of American adults with a mental illness do not receive treatment.
  • Each day an estimated 18-22 veterans die by suicide based on mental illness.
  • 90% of suicide victims have an underlying mental illness.
  • Adults with mental illness die an average of 25 yrs earlier, largely due to treatable conditions.
  • 50% of adults battling addiction have a co-occurring mental illness, about 10 million.
  • 26% of homeless adults live with a serious mental illness.