Kane County Guide

A Guide to Services in Kane County

Full Resource Name:

Mental Health America of Illinois (MHAI)

1103 Westgate
Suite 302
Oak Park, IL 60301

(312) 368-9070

www.mhai.org

Description:

Mental Health America of Illinois (MHAI) works to promote mental health, prevent mental illnesses, and improve care and treatment for persons suffering from mental and emotional disorders. Programs include extensive outreach, prevention and education to prevent suicide, screening teens for depression and educating children and adults about mental illness and mental health. MHAI advocates for public policy and legislation related to mental health. MAHI provides consultation and training for parents, professionals, students, and the public. The Information and Resource program assists consumers in their search for: support groups, obtaining services after discharge from a hospital, affordable housing, links to psychiatrists, affordable psychiatric medications, education on mental illness and resources on legal matters related to persons with mental illnesses.

Primary Services:

  • General Mental Health Information/Education  [Show Definition Details]

  • Issue Advocacy  [Show Definition Details]

  • Organizational Training Services  [Show Definition Details]

  • Specialized Information and Referral  [Show Definition Details]

  • Suicide Prevention Hotlines  [Show Definition Details]

  • Suicide Prevention Programs  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday

Intake Process:

Please call or check website for more information.

Program Fees:

Some programs have fees - rates are negotiable.

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

Open to anyone interested in mental health issues. Services provided to all ages and populations.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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