Community Resource-Family Behavioral Health Clinic
The Family Behavioral Health Clinic provides mental health services, substance abuse counseling, and counseling to children and adults in the Chicago area. Their mission is to help heal individuals and families through the use of comprehensive evaluations and therapeutic counseling.
Services offered at the Family Behavioral Clinic can help with issues such as depression, anxiety, alcohol/drug abuse, and academic/ADHD testing.
To learn more about the Family Behavioral Health Clinic, click here or call 847-390-3004.
Address: 1150 N River Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Community Resource: MaineStay Youth and Family Services
Our agency offers strength-based counseling services in English, Polish and Spanish to families, couples, individuals, and children at a reduced cost using a sliding scale based on ability to pay. Our therapists are trained to help with a wild range of concerns including communication problems, marital conflict, depression, anxiety, peer pressure, and behavioral issues. Psychiatric services are now offered for adults and children.
Address: 1700 Ballard Rd., Park Ridge, IL 60068
Community Resources: Metropolitan Family Services
Our agency offers strength-based counseling services in English and Spanish to families, couples, individuals, and children at a reduced cost using a sliding scale based on ability to pay. Our therapists are trained to help with a wild range of concerns including communication problems, marital conflict, depression, anxiety, peer pressure, and behavioral issues. Services will ONLY be provided for families who have Medicaid.
Address: 1700 Ballard Rd., Park Ridge, IL 60068
Community Resources- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 help for people feeling suicidal
Community Resources: Niles Family Service
Our agency is the family counseling division of the Human Services Department of the Village of Niles. The agency is committed to helping people contend with difficulties and resolve a variety of personal problems. The goal of Niles Family Services is to enhance the quality of life for the residents of Niles.Address: 999 Civic Center Dr. Niles, IL 60714Phone Number: 847-588-8460
Community Resource- SASS (Screening, Assessment and Support Services)
Cares Hotline 800-345-9049
*SASS services are only provided to families with Medicaid or NO insurance.
Community Resources: The Kenneth Young CenterOur community-based, not-for-profit organization "helps people feel good, do better, and find solutions". A variety of programs provide assessment, counseling, psychiatric, recovery, and support services for people like these:
Address: 1001 Rohlwing Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Community Resources: Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center
Our agency is an outpatient mental health center that exists to provide expert care and relief, no matter who you are or what your situation might be. We guide you through the most frightening and difficult steps and decisions you face and help to ensure that you maintain your legal rights. We provide solid support, every step of the way, recognizing each client’s efforts to change, stabilize and grow.
Address: 8324 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077
Phone Number: 847-933-0051
Illinois Association of School Social Workers
What is a School Social Worker?
School Social Workers (SSW) are a vital part of the educational team, working together with educational administrators, teachers, counselors, psychologists, nurses, speech and language pathologists and other staff. Their unique graduate level training in social work enables them to understand and interpret the influences of the school, home, and community on children. School Social Workers identify factors that can make school a more successful experience for students.
What do School Social Workers Do?
School social workers help STUDENTS:
- Achieve maximum benefit from their educational opportunities
- Understand themselves and others
- Cope with stress
- Develop decision-making skills
School social workers help PARENTS:
- Participate effectively in their children’s education
- Understand and meet their children’s social and emotional needs
- Understand programs available to students with special needs
- Utilize school and community resources effectively
School social workers help SCHOOLS:
- Understand factors (cultural, societal, economic, familial, health, etc.) that affect students
- Abilities to make maximum use of their school experience
- Utilize their resources in meeting the educational, social, and emotional needs of students
- Promote a safe school environment
School Social Workers help COMMUNITIES:
- Understand school policies, programs, and practice
- Minimize those environmental factors which inhibit learning
- Develop resources to adequately meet the needs of students and families