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Mental Health Resources
DuPage County Emphasis
Housing evaluations for anyone without shelter are available via phone or in person Monday – Friday from 8am – 8pm, Saturday (and holidays) from 8am – 4pm
601 West Liberty, Wheaton, IL 60187
DuPagePads provides emergency shelter through our Interim Housing program for those facing homelessness. The program has remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by changing the steps to access shelter, using new types and locations of shelter, and developing COVID-19 safety practices.
Veterans Crisis Line: Call 988 - Press 1
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. You will be connected with a caring, qualified VA responder; available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
988 Press 1
Data on Health and Wellbeing of DuPage County residents. At this site you can determine the answers to these questions: is there any action on this issue? Is there anyone working on this?
Teen Parent Connection
Teen Parent Connection offers free Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy services to young families who are engaged in our parenting programs – including Doula Services, Healthy Families Home Visiting, Childbirth Education Classes, and Young Parent Support Groups. Our therapy services assist families facing increased stressors that may result in depression, anxiety, interpersonal violence, and risk for child abuse and neglect.
Mental Health for Teens
475 Taft Ave Glen Ellyn, IL
Services are provided in the Teen Parent Connection’s office or through home visits. TPC also offers ongoing group-based therapy with weekly meetings focused on special topics including trauma, healthy relationships, depression and anxiety, self-esteem, attachment and bonding, and effective co-parenting. If you are a resident of DuPage County and under the age of 22, you may be eligible for Teen Parent Connection’s free programs and services for adolescent parents and their children. Please contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Mental Health/Substance Use
Illinois Warm Line
If you or one of your family members has mental health and/or substance use challenges and would like to receive support by phone, call the Illinois Warm Line at 866-359-7953. Wellness Support Specialists are professionals who have experienced mental health and/or substance use recovery in their own lives. They are trained in recovery support, mentoring, and advocacy and are ready to listen and support you. The Warm Line is not a crisis hotline, but is a source of support as you recover or help a family member to recover.
Available Monday – Saturday, 8:00am – 8:00pm CT.
NAMI DuPage (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. Parent Support Group available the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. Meets at the same time as the Teen Support Group from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
Information about family services and support groups, please contact Nancy Leguizamon, Director of Family Support Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (630) 752-0066
Community Resources | NAMI DuPage
115 N County Farm Road, Wheaton
Available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 9:00pm. Information about individual services and support groups, contact Eric Metcalf, Director of Peer Support Services, at email@example.com, or by phone at (630) 752-0066 NAMI DuPage offers a free peer support group for high school teens with mental health issues. Please complete the Contact Request form, for more information- https://namidupage.org/youth-services/
Counseling Services for Survivors of Sexual Abuse/Sexual Assault and Non-Offending Family Members (parents/caregivers, siblings, partners/spouses)—ages 3 and above, English/Spanish, no cost to clients. General Counseling Services (including, but not limited to, Anxiety, Depression, Parenting, Relationship Concerns, Grief & Loss, ADD/ADHD, Self-Esteem, Family Conflict)—ages 3 and above, Ennglish/Spanish services available, BCBS PPO/Reduced Fee.
2055 West Army Trail Road, Suite 140 Addison, IL 60101
Illinois Call4Calm Text Line
If you or a loved one are struggling with stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and need emotional support, text TALK to 552020 for English or HABLAR for Spanish. This service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People seeking assistance will remain anonymous and will provide only their first name and zip code, which enables the service to link you to a counselor in your area who is knowledgeable about available local resources, and will respond to your text with a phone call within 24 hours.
Text TALK (English) or HABLAR (Spanish) to 552020
Residents in DuPage County can dial 211 for information and resources in the County. 211 is a three-digit telephone number that is available 24/7 and 365 days per year. There are approximately 200 mental health organizations listed under 211’s Mental Health section on their official webpage found here:
The Trevor Project
Phone and text line available for LGBTQ youth to speak confidentially with trained counselors. Service is available 24/7 and is free of cost. More resources and information available on the Trevor Project website.
Call 866-488-7386 or Text START to 678678
Senior Home Sharing In Home Counseling Services
Changes and challenges in living situations, abilities, or grief can make you feel lost, sad, invisible, or misunderstood. Working through these feelings alone can be difficult. But you don’t have to struggle alone. Senior Home Sharing’s counselor is ready to partner with you or a loved one to solve problems, face struggles, and build hope.
Senior Living Assistance/ Mental Health Counseling for Seniors
403 W. St Charles Road Suite B Lombard, IL 60148
Senior Living Assistance in-home counseling provides seniors with convenience, comfort, confidentiality, and additional independence with no need to rely on others for transportation to their appointments. We accept Medicare and select private insurance. Additional questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
DuPage County Health Department Mental Health Resources
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
The National 988 hotline has recently added a dedicated menu option for LGBTQ+ individuals who need to speak to persons who are trained in these specific experiences. The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances
Web and phone resource available to support individuals with substance use disorders and their families to find local treatment and recovery services. Available 24/7, with staff available to speak in Spanish and interpretation services in any language.
Northeast DuPage Family and Youth Services
Individual, couples, family, and group mental health counseling services to residents of DuPage County. Mental health counseling services are conducted by licensed and master-level social workers and counselors. Counseling is available in Spanish.
Counseling | Northeast Dupage Family And Youth Services | Addison
777 Army Trail Blvd., FL 2 Addison
Program fees: (1) Sliding Scale (2) No Fee (for select services) (3) Private insurance (BCBS PPO, Aetna, Cigna) (4) Self-Pay
DuPage Health Coalition
Two health educators are available to offer youth mental health first aid and mental health first aid for adults in Spanish. Trainings available for consumers and for organizations. Events will be hosted by DHC providing these services
511 Thornhill Drive, Suite C Carol Stream, IL 60188
Uber Health Pilot Program available to DHC clients. This program has Uber drivers taking clients to health related appointments. Drivers can be requested to speak Spanish.
World Relief Chicagoland
On-site therapy and counseling (individual and group) services
Mental Health - World Relief
73 South LaSalle Street, Aurora, IL 60505
No fee, on-site therapy and counseling services to address trauma and other mental health challenges that come with living as refugees and relocating to and settling into new surroundings in the United States.
Grace groups for mental health
332 E Seminary Ave. Wheaton, IL 60187
Schedule Beginning October 16, 2023 Monday evenings (7-8:30 pm) $20 fee for materials (physical workbook)
Mental Health/Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health Services
Provides a wide range of services for DuPage County residents who are experiencing symptoms related to mental health or substance use, which may be impacting your daily life. Our staff work with you to develop goals that best meet your needs and improve your overall health and well-being. Treatment programs are offered at our public health centers in Wheaton, Addison, Westmont and Lombard
DuPage County Crisis Line
Countywide phone line for DuPage residents staffed by local counselors available to respond and provide support for those experiencing a mental health crisis. Behavioral Health center, to make an appointment call 630-682-7400
630-627-1700 or Text REACH to 741741
Early Childhood Development
Easterseals DuPage and Fox Valley
Easterseals offers Social Work and Counseling Services that can help children and their families learn to grow together.
Social Work and Counseling Services May Include: -Individual Therapy Sessions (play therapy techniques, cognitive behavioral strategies) -Family Therapy Sessions (family dynamics, communication, problem solving, coping with disability, in-home supports) -Parent Education, Training, & Coaching (what is typical & what is not, motivational strategies, developmentally appropriate limits, natural and logical consequences, parenting style differences, marriage issues related to parenting) -Consultation with Other Providers (pediatricians, day care staff, educational personnel) -Parent Support Groups & Connecting to Other Community Resources
Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley | Mental Health & Family Support | Pediatric Social Work
630-261-6272 or 630-620-4433
830 South Addison Avenue, Villa Park, IL 60181
Common Issues Addressed by Social Work and Counseling Services with Families with Children with Developmental Delays: acting out behaviors - adjustment issues - ADHD (inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity) – autism – anxiety - depression – death & loss – developmental delays - parental separation & divorce - low self-esteem - social skills - problem solving skills – self advocacy - sibling conflict & rivalry- panic attacks - daycare/ school challenges - stress management - temperament management - transition planning. Contact: email@example.com with additional questions.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
Catholic Charities’ Counseling Services provides outpatient counseling with offices in Downers Grove, Joliet, and Kankakee. Individual, group, family, and couples therapy are offered, in addition to specialized services such as anger management groups and preventative education programs.
Not available on website
"Email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Special accommodations can be made to individuals and families who are uninsured, and who qualify for services at a reduced fee. Insurance Accepted: · Traditional Medicaid (DHS, Department of Human Services Medical Card) · Medicaid MCO Plans: Aetna, BCBS, Humana, Illinicare, and Meridian. · Private Insurance PPO Plans: Aetna, BCBS, Humana, and Cigna. If you have an insurance not listed above please call 800-240-7011 to verify our current list insurance providers. "
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