Text-A-Tip

Help is Always a Text Away

Did you know all teens and young adults in Northbrook can get help 24 hours a day by text? Text-A-Tip is an anonymous, 24-hour text hotline which you can use for free to get talk about your concerns or get immediate health.

How Do I Contact Text-A-Tip?

Just text a message to 274-637 with code NBHelp. You'll get a text right away that your text was received and someone will reach out by text shortly.

What Can I Use It For?

You can use it for any mental health concern for you or a friend. Everything can be done by text.

Does Text-A-Tip Get My Number?

No. Your name, number, everything is anonymous.

What If I Want to Talk in Person?

Text-A-Tip can be very useful if you need immediate help, but if you'd like to talk to some one in person or for longer term concerns, see the Finding Support page.