Private therapeutic day school designed as an alternative learning environment for adolescents ages 12-19. The program is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education for students with depression, emotional disorders, learning disabilities, and other health impairments that prevent academic achievement in a regular education environment. Students are referred by public school districts who support the placement or are placed privately by their families.
A fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems.
Alateen is for young people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Comprehensive, compassionate and multidisciplinary care program that focuses on individuals coping with memory problems. The team consists of a neurologist, geriatrician, neuropsychologist, registered nurse and licensed clinical social worker, all specializing in memory disorders. The goal of the program is to diagnose, treat, and manage the patient’s care in conjunction with his/her primary care physician.
Family Support Group meets the second Thursday of every month at Glenbrook Hospital.
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The C.G. Jung Center provides a supportive environment for individuals seeking spiritual and psychological growth and well-being. The Center accomplishes its mission through the work of the Clinical Services, Public Classes and Programs, June Singer Clinic of Depth Psychology.
CarePoint delivers social services to marginalized and underprivileged populations acutely affected by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and STDs, substance abuse, incarceration, homelessness and youth at risk.
Hours: Weekdays 10am-4pm
A not-for-profit organization that helps individuals with disabilities and their families develop the “skills and opportunities to realize full lives.”
Maintains Evanston Township High School’s Transition House which helps students who have credits to graduate acquire life-skills.
Harm Reduction is an alternative to traditional all or nothing approaches to “addiction” treatment. Harm Reduction is based on humane, rational, and evidence based models of therapy. As such, it recognizes that a strict 12 Step or Disease model doesn’t apply meaningfully to all people. It does recognize that we and our sources of unhappiness are complex and involve work, home, significant relationships, emotional experiences including trauma, and our means of coping on a daily basis.
We are here to help reduce the negative impact of drugs, alcohol, gambling, self injury, and the like on individuals, their families and communities.
Offers a wide range of services to families affected by child sexual abuse, including counseling, support and survivors groups, crisis intervention and case management.
The purpose of the Mental Health Board (“Board”) is to protect and promote the mental health and welfare of all City of Evanston residents. The Board reviews service providers requesting grants from the City of Evanston Human Services Fund and develops fund recommendations that address the needs of the City’s at-risk residents who are unable to meet basic needs or access mainstream services without assistance. Services can include, but are not limited to: treatment for mental health, treatment for substance abuse issues, and access to basic human needs.
Connections for the Homeless serves and catalyzes our community to end homelessness, one person at a time.
Prevention: Short-term financial assistance for individuals and families at-risk of losing their home.
Community & Shelter: Overnight shelter for male-identifying adults and access to comprehensive services. Site-based outreach services for people who are homeless to access basic necessities including showers, laundry, storage, food, clothing, and an on-site health clinic.
Housing: Transitional housing for youth and families experiencing housing insecurity. Permanent housing and rapid rehousing for individuals and families who are homeless. All participants have access to comprehensive services.
Faith-based counseling and social service center. People of all denominations and religious backgrounds are welcomed. Appointments available between 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.
Fees are determined primarily by the client’s resources.
Also facilitates support groups, specific subject groups, and group counseling.
CATS is a studio-based art therapy practice serving adults, children and adolescents and treatment includes individual, group and family art therapy and counseling. The art studio is the main focal point in the practice but there are clients who seek treatment in this arena who remain predominantly verbal in nature.
Expert and comprehensive treatment for the full spectrum of psychiatric and psychological Disorders and Conditions. Clinical Services offers general psychiatric medication management and a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches, in addition to a number of specialty programs designed to address the specific needs of patients, from childhood through late life.
The Doreen E. Chapman Center at Evanston Hospital provides outpatient treatment for adults and their families struggling with alcohol addiction and substance abuse. The Chapman Center also offers effective, coordinated services to individuals who have an addiction and a co-occurring mental disorder or chronic pain. Brochure.
Affordable and accessible medical and behavioral health care services for all ages; dental services for children and pregnant women. Provides a wide variety of services for adults and children, including primary care, women’s health care, prenatal care, pediatric care and behavioral health care. Federally funded, open to non-residents, payment on a sliding scale.
Classes in nutrition, physical activity and other health topics.
Partnering with NorthShore University Health System and St. Francis Presence Hospital.
Provides both consultation and workshops for those interested in exploring the practice of narrative therapy for individuals, families, institutions, and communities. Narrative therapy involves facilitating experience of new stories–narratives that are more empowering, more satisfying, and give hope for better futures.
To aid individuals in the enhancement, maintenance and/or restoration of their mental health within the context of their environment and to review and evaluate community mental health services and facilities in Evanston, including services and facilities for treatment of mental disorders, alcoholism, drug addiction, and developmental disabilities, including mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
A coalition of community groups, agencies and individuals who are working together to prevent the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) in the Evanston community.
Provides a forum for networking and dissemination of information about substance abuse, underage drinking and relevant policy issues.
Task groups currently active are: ETHS Ambassadors Task Group, Prescription Drug Task Group, Tobacco Task Group.
A non-profit mental health system dedicated to strengthening and healing families, couples, children and adolescents, and individuals through a range of counseling and psychotherapy services. As an independent affiliate of Northwestern University, offers two Master’s degrees (Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy) and conducts ongoing clinical research.
Greenwood Care,licensed by the State of Illinois and approved for Medicaid, Medicaid Pending and many private insurances, is an Intermediate Care Facility with 145 beds for the chronically mentally ill. Treats patients with a variety of mental illnesses in downtown, residential housing setting.
Resource organization serving children, teens and young adults with autism. With offices in Park Ridge and Evanston, Have Dreams offers individualized after-school programs, vocational, life skills and transition to employment programs, along with diagnostic and family support services. Our continuum of services support individuals from early childhood through adulthood, and offer a broad range of programs to serve the full range of the autism spectrum. Programs for children and teens include Special Olympics, Technology Club and a nationally recognized Film & Multimedia camp. Transition to adult services include Project SEARCH Collaborates for Autism at Northwestern University and Have Dreams Academy, as well as a variety of programs that focus on developing critical soft skills for employment, internship experiences and life skills. Have Dreams also provides best-practice autism training for professionals and individual, in-home and school consultative services.
The Division of Mental Health (DMH) provides a wide variety of services at all levels for adults and children throughout the state. These services are offered through hundreds of DMH partners called “Providers” (i.e. mental health clinics, agencies and hospitals). Providers serve as ‘front doors’ to enter the publicly funded system of mental health care.
Assists parents and children to function at their highest level. Offers classes and programs to enhance parenting skills, and on dealing with divorce.
Impact provides comprehensive housing, clinical, and employment services for low-income adults living with mental illness. Services are long-term, individualized, and include: permanent supportive housing; individual therapy and counseling; psychiatric and nursing services; one-on-one employment support.
MHANS promotes mental wellness through education and advocacy. MHANS is an affiliate of Mental Health America (MHA), the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. We raise awareness of mental health to reduce stigma, educate our community about mental wellness and in collaboration with others, advocate for mental health.
For more than 100 years, Mental Health America of Illinois has been the leading non-profit, non-governmental, statewide organization in Illinois concerned with the entire spectrum of mental and emotional disorders. MHAI is dedicated to promoting mental health, working for the prevention of mental illness and improving care and treatment for persons suffering from mental and emotional disorders.
MHAI maintains a number of initiatives and services to help carry out our mission to promote mental health, prevent mental illnesses and improve care and treatment for persons suffering from mental and emotional disorders.
•Consultation and Training Services
•Changing Minds Campaign
•Suicide Prevention Education and Outreach
•Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
•Disaster Mental Health
•School & Community Assistance Team (S.C.A.T.) Project
National grassroots organization aids individuals and families coping with mental illness through support groups, educational programs and advocacy efforts.
Crisis hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Offers a full spectrum of services for individuals suffering from depressive or anxiety disorders. Intensive programs including partial, or day, hospital treatment programs, intensive outpatient programs and individual therapy. A key part of treatment is education for both patient and family. People faced with emotional problems or mental problems need to acquire new sets of skills and also need to know all resources available to them.
The Bridges Early Childhood and Adolescent Program serves the needs of children and adolescents, insured and uninsured children between the ages of 3 and 17 who have been diagnosed with, or are at risk for mental illness, or emotional, behavioral and/or developmental delay.
Conducts research to discover how the brain coordinates mental functions such as memory, language, attention, and emotion, and passes the benefits of this research to patients with brain diseases that impair cognitive function. Trains researchers and clinicians who want to work in this field.
Neurobehavior and Memory Clinic.
The Center offers ongoing classes in meditation and White Tara, Medicine Buddha, Shakyamuni Buddha and Avalokiteshvara practices, as well as Tibetan cultural programs.
Donations benefit Tibet Girls School which provides education to nomad girls.
Ösel Ling is a small, community-based Buddhist meditation center, formerly known as Tsogyaling Meditation Center. The center is often described as a peaceful, safe and compassionate place to come and explore the ancient practices of mindfulness meditation. Located at 1814 Dempster Street, meditation classes are held in the beautiful, newly-renovated Heartwood center just next door. Parking is also available, next to Ösel Ling, in the newly acquired parking lot.
Treatment for drug dependency and addiction. Extensive substance abuse prevention counseling for adults and youth.
Youth early intervention program for at-risk teens, outpatient program for teens who meet the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse diagnosis, and intensive treatment program for teens struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
Individualized treatment plan for young adults and adults struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
Specialized treatment for older adults with alcohol, prescription and/or illegal drug misuse or abuse problems.
For more information, contact Christine McCall, Clinical Director, 847-492-1778, firstname.lastname@example.org
PEER Services’ Adult Treatment Program is an award-winning specialized outpatient treatment program that helps adults and seniors with alcohol, prescription and/or illegal drug misuse or abuse problems. We offer confidential individual therapy as well as group help and support.
Note: Office also in Glenview at 3633 West Lake Avenue, Suite 305.
Provides outpatient psychiatric services, including medication management, to those with severe, persistent mental illness.
Provides specialized classes, support groups, substance abuse, and mental health treatment programs. Provides specialized outpatient care for a wide range of behavioral problems, including:
– Mood disorders such as depression
– Bipolar disorder (manic depression)
– Serious and longer-term mental illness (SMI)
– Anxiety disorders, including panic attacks and post-traumatic stress
– Obsessive-compulsive disorders
– Anger management
– Eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia and overeating
– Addictive behaviors, including substance abuse and gambling
– Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Other comprehensive services include:
1. Outpatient mental health counseling and psychiatric treatment for adults, teens and children – including individual, couple, family and group therapy
2. Intensive outpatient program for teens to address emotional or behavioral challenges by improving their social skills, self-esteem, coping skills, communication and insight
3. Substance abuse treatment for adults and adolescents, including intensive outpatient treatment, DUI services, medication assisted treatment and HIV testing
4. Parenting classes and support groups
5. Mental health residential program for adults, including short-term, long-term and transitional housing
6. Crisis services with 24-hour crisis intervention and psychiatric pre-screening
7. Anger management programs for adults and adolescents
8. Domestic violence group for males and females
Most major insurance plans are accepted as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Discounted rates are available for those who qualify.
The ARK provides free comprehensive care and support to Chicagoland Jews facing adversity. Dignified, quality wrap-around services help clients return to self-reliance.
Hours: Mon. and Weds., 9-7:30; Tues. and Thurs., 9-5; Fri., 9-2
The Medical Clinic of the Goldie Bachmann Luftig Health Center is open five days per week, including two evenings. Medical treatment is provided by volunteer physicians and The ARK’s professional medical staff. Patients make appointments to see internists, as well as cardiologists, gynecologists and other specialists. X-rays and other tests and procedures are performed at area hospitals at no charge to clients, through special arrangements. In addition to a food pantry and meal service, The ARK offers free optical, pharmacy, financial and employment counseling, social services, mental health day-programming and interim housing.
Theraplay is a child and family therapy for enhancing and building attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement. It is based on the natural patterns of playful, healthy interaction between parent and child and is personal, physical, and fun. Theraplay interactions focus on four essential qualities found in parent-child relationships: Structure, Engagement, Nurture, and Challenge. Theraplay sessions at our Evanston clinic create an active, emotional connection between the child and parent or caregiver, resulting in a changed view of the self as worthy and lovable and of relationships as positive and rewarding.
The Theraplay Institute specializes in helping children with:
• Shy, withdrawn, or clingy behavior
• Acting-out, angry, or disruptive behavior
• Defiant, oppositional or controlling behavior
• Behavioral problems at school or with peers
• Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• Developmental disorders such as Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders
• A history of trauma, abuse, or neglect
• Attachment disorder due to adoption or multiple changes in living arrangements
• A history of social deprivation due to living in an institution
• Psychological trauma due to medical care or serious illness
Serves adults with mental illness. Agency offers psychiatric consultation, case management, housing, employment skills development, job placement physical well-being services, education and substance abuse treatment. Services not covered by insurance are offered on a sliding scale. Programs are funded in part by the Evanston Mental Health Board.
TPAN provides healthcare and empowers people affected by HIV and health disparities. Our programs and services include peer-led programming, youth services, mental health and group therapy and counseling, education, patient/client advocacy, and services for older adults. We provide care to a broad community of people affected by HIV and health challenges, including LGBTQ individuals, people of color, and vulnerable individuals from across the Chicago metropolitan area.
Hours of operation:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Trilogy offers case management, psycho-social rehabilitation, crisis intervention and psychiatric services, vocational evaluation, rehabilitation and job placement. Our services are designed to maximize individuals’ independence, self-sufficiency, and quality of life, by helping people identify their own strengths, talents and interests and to develop their own wellness recovery plans.
24/7 EMERGENCY NUMBER : 1-800-322-8400
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
1400 W. Greenleaf
Chicago, IL 60626
The social worker on call at the Evanston Public Library can also help to determine people’s eligibility for services, link them to appropriate resources, and conduct intakes to enroll people into Trilogy services.
Turning Point is an outpatient mental health center that provides individual and group therapy for all ages, psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring, case management, and a residential living program. Fees are structured on a sliding scale flex to align with each client’s income and family size.
The Living Room provides an alternative to hospital emergency rooms for clients experiencing a psychiatric emergency. Call 847-933-9202.
The purpose of the Udumbara Sangha is to express, make accessible, and embody the wisdom compassion of Shakyamuni Buddha.
Our center is a welcoming and vibrant community of Buddhist practitioners who are supportive of all Buddhist schools and particularly devoted to the practice of Zen. We are dedicated to the teaching of original enlightenment and to the liberation of flowering of all beings.
Udumbara Sangha acknowledges and values equally the expression of practice in formal settings and in daily life: thus we affirm both lay and monastic practice as expressions of the bodhisattva path.
Psychotherapy and counseling for adults, adolescents and children, families, couples, individuals and groups.
Mental health, addiction, career issues and relationship concerns.
Urban Balance Locations
180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 410, Chicago, 60601
935 West Chestnut Street, Suite 204, Chicago, 60642
1945 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago
990 Grove Street, Suite 405, Evanston, 60201
1590 South Milwaukee, Suite 310, Libertyville, 60048
155 Revere Drive, Suite 4, Northbrook, 60062
Offers mental health and substance abuse counseling for veterans. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged.
Open 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, but in an effort to better serve veterans and family members, upon request, Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.
Experienced holistic health professionals in all major disciplines of holistic care. Offers chiropractic, acupuncture, shiatsu, thai massage and training, and psychotherapy counseling.
Retreats for Women: “The vision of the Women’s Circle is to discover a deeper connection to our selves, to recognize the gifts that women embody, to enrich all of our relationships and to become more mindfully active in our communities”
Offers comprehensive counseling services for women, their partners, friends and families. Individual, group, couple, and family counseling for women, men, adolescents, and children. Workshops for counseling professionals and community members.
Yellowbrick is a private, physician-owned and -operated psychiatric healthcare organization whose mission is to provide a full-spectrum, specialized approach to the emotional, psychological and developmental challenges of young adults, 18-29.
Howard Brown Health Center exists to eliminate the disparities in health care experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness. Howard Brown provides the following:
Alternative Insemination (AI) Program
Broadway Youth Center
Insurance Enrollment Assistance
Trans & Nonbinary Health Women’s Health
Community Testing Sites & Outreach Services
Howard Brown Health Express Linkage To Care
Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Services for HIV+ Women and Youth
Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic
In Power: The Sexual Harm Response Program
Intimate Partner Violence
Substance Use & Abuse
Support Groups and Workshops
Online contact form: https://howardbrown.org/contact-us/
Chicago, IL 60601
5340 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
We are committed to providing an affirming therapeutic environment for the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Intersex) population and beyond that supports the development of a strong professional relationship between clients and their therapists. The safety and strength clients draw from that solid therapeutic relationship allows them to feel more freedom to examine, embrace, and express who they really are.
IntraSpectrum literally means “the spectrum within” – IntraSpectrum counselors serve as guides and companions in the process of exploring with our clients their unique internal spectrum of identities, thoughts, feelings and desires. In our work together, we endeavor to help you become more you.
17 North Dearborn Street
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