Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Serving the Will County area in two separate locations the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatric Services provide community-based mental health outpatient services through a staff of two Board Certified psychiatrists
Screening, Assessment, and Support Services Program (SASS)

Screening, Assessment, and Support Services Program (SASS)

The Children’s Mental Health Act of 2003, Illinois Public Act 93-0495, represents a significant opportunity for Illinois to promote the well being of children
Youth Community Support Services

Youth Community Support Services

The Will county Health Department Community Support (Respite) Program provides support services to children and adolescents living within Will County
Individual Care Grant (ICG)

Individual Care Grant (ICG)

The Individual Care Grant is a financial grant provided by the State of Illinois to assist parents or private guardians in paying the costs of residential care for mentally ill children under the age of 21.
Adult Mental Health Program

Adult Mental Health Program

The Adult Services Program of the Will County Health Department Division of Behavioral Health Programs provides outpatient community mental health services for Will County residents who have symptoms of a serious mental illness, and in some cases with concurrent substance abuse, that are serious obstacles to community functioning.
Adult Psychiatry

Adult Psychiatry

Providing Community Based Mental Health Outpatient Services

Adult Psychiatric Services are now handled at the Will County Health Department Community Health Center. Call 815-727-8670.
Adult Detention Facility Data Link Program

Adult Detention Facility Data Link Program

Funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services/Department of Mental Health (DHS/DMH)  the Data Link program provides a secure, HIPAA compliant, online database
Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

The PATH Program serves those adults who may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and whom have a severe mental illness.

Student Clinical Training Program

Student Clinical Training Program

The Clinical Training Program of the Behavioral Health Division of the Will County Health Department is an APPIC (Association of Postdoctoral and Internship Centers) accredited and ACEPT (Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training)
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Behavioral Health News
COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR WILL COUNTY CHILDREN IN NEED OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE

COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR WILL COUNTY CHILDREN IN NEED OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE

New Facility Awaits, But Status Quo Remains for Now

A planned 100 bed psychiatric hospital at the Silver Cross site in New Lenox, solving a major problem that the Will County Health Department's Behavioral Health unit deals with on a daily basis.
BATTLE OVER MEDICAID EXPANSION CONTINUES

BATTLE OVER MEDICAID EXPANSION CONTINUES

Dr. Joseph Troiani Takes Case to Washington

Continued expansion of Medicaid Coverage at the state level must continue, Dr. Troiani says.
KENNEDY FORUM LEADS THE WAY: BRINGING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE PROPER RESPECT

KENNEDY FORUM LEADS THE WAY: BRINGING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE PROPER RESPECT

Tuesday May 9th "On the Table" Breakfast Event a Call to Action

The goal: removing the stigma that often prevents Behavioral Health from receiving the same priority as all other forms of health care.
CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH: IT'S UP TO TODAY'S ADULTS AND KIDS TO GET INVOLVED

CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH: IT'S UP TO TODAY'S ADULTS AND KIDS TO GET INVOLVED

Both the Older and Younger Must Know When to Take Action

“How are we, as a society, doing when it comes to being aware and caring about the mental health of our kids?”
MESSAGE FOR FUTURE SOCIAL WORKERS: "ADVOCATE FOR THOSE YOU SERVE"

MESSAGE FOR FUTURE SOCIAL WORKERS: "ADVOCATE FOR THOSE YOU SERVE"

Will Co Health Dept Behavioral Health Leader Rallies USF Students

“A clinical psychologist will look at me and say, ‘You think and act like a social worker.’ And I just say, “Good!”
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S INTERVENTION COUNSELING WILL CONTINUE AT JTHS CAMPUSES

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S INTERVENTION COUNSELING WILL CONTINUE AT JTHS CAMPUSES

Having Counselors Right There on Campus Proves to be Big Advantage

Front line intervention” can not only help prevent on campus incidents, but also help get students in need of counseling on the right path.
TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS CONNECTED TO MODERN INTERNET WORLD

TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS CONNECTED TO MODERN INTERNET WORLD

Hard to Learn and Recognize Signals in Modern Times

It is no coincidence that February, the month of Valentine’s Day, is also the month where we mark Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.