Mental Health Services
Elyssa’s Mission 847-697-9181 – provides resources to help prevent teen suicide. Elyssa’s Mission provides hands-on support to area public and private schools and community organizations in order to educate students, staff and parents on how to recognize and assist those teens most at-risk.
Lake County Crisis Care 24 hour Crisis Hotline 847-377-8088 – Crisis Counselors are available 24 hours a day to speak with you by phone. You do not have to give your name when you call. We can help guide you through difficult times, manage stress, anxiety and depression, and cope with longer-term difficulties. Information and referrals to other Health Department programs are also available.
LGBT – Chicago Lakeshore Hospital 800-888-0560 – The Valeo Pride program provides quality inpatient treatment for patients with depression, anxiety, alcohol, and/or drug abuse. Our team works with patients to create a plan of care designed to meet individual needs with sensitivity to issues of the LGBTQ community, and a place to openly address feelings without stigma or prejudice. Diverse therapeutic programs are a unique feature of the Valeo Pride Inpatient Program.
NAMI of Lake County 847-249-1515 – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Lake County is a non-profit, self-help organization of families, friends, users of mental health services, and professionals, dedicated to improving the quality of life for persons affected by neurobiological brain disorders (commonly known as mental illnesses), such as schizophrenia, anxiety, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, autism, and depression.
NICASA – Buffalo Grove 847-634-6422 – Nicasa’s programs provide a full continuum of mental health and substance abuse services from prevention, to early intervention and treatment, to recovery. They also address additional behavioral health needs such as anger management, life skills, and gambling intervention.
Omni Youth Services – BG 847-353-1500 – At OMNI, our mission is to develop responsible youth and strengthen families. We work with thousands of youth and families, many of whom have nowhere else to turn; and we have a proven track record of making a dramatic difference in their lives, through our counseling services, mentoring programs, substance abuse and treatment programs, services to juvenile offenders, community service projects, youth development programs, and our work with neglected and abused children, multicultural resource center programs, and more…
Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255 – The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.