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If you are having thoughts of wanting to harm yourself or others, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

ACGME Physician Well-Being
https://www.acgme.org/What-We-Do/Initiatives/Physician-Well-Being
ACGME is focused on creating a learning environment with a culture of respect and accountability for physician well-being. The Council is focused on five key areas to support its ongoing commitment to physician well-being: Resources, Education, Influence, Research, and Collaboration.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/stateemployee/pages/employeeassistanceprogram.aspx
EAP provides a valuable resource for support and information during difficult times. The EAP is a free, voluntary, and confidential program that provides problem identification, counseling and referral services for employees and their covered dependents regardless of the health plan chosen. Employees will be directed to counseling services to assist them with a variety of concerns.
Magellan 24/7 Support Line: 866.659.3848
UIC Employee Assistance Services: Geri Biamonte at 312.996.3588

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Phone: 800.273.8255
Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741

Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS)
https://psch.uic.edu/research-programs/clinical/office-of-applied-psychological-services/
The Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS) is a mental health clinic in the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). We offer therapy and psychological assessment using approaches that are based on scientific theory and supported by scientific evidence, with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques. OAPS serves the UIC community, including faculty, staff, and students, as well as people living or working in the greater Chicago area.
Location: 1007 West Harrison Street, Room 3011A, Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB)
Phone: 312.996.2540

Resiliency Center
https://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/education/md-student-services-and-support/resiliency-center/
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Student Resiliency Center provides mental health services to UI COM medical and graduate students. Services are provided by clinicians who do not have any evaluative role for College of Medicine students.
Location: 1601 W. Taylor Street, Room 441
Phone: 312.413.1225

UIC Counseling Center - Mental Health Resources
https://counseling.uic.edu/online-resources/mental-health-resources
Sometimes, all you need to get through a stressful time are some online resources. Other times, online resources are a helpful addition to other therapeutic services. While visiting the site, please consider taking an anonymous mental health screener, or look at the resources for stress, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, grief and loss, or tragedy.
Location: 1200 West Harrison, 2010 Student Services Building (SSB)
Phone: 312.996.3490
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday