Adult Psychiatry

Adult Psychiatry

Providing Community Based Mental Health Outpatient Services

Serving the Will County area in three separate locations located throughout Will County. Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services provides community-based mental health outpatient services through a staff of Board Certified or Board-Eligible psychiatrists for those individuals who are seriously or chronically mentally ill. Priority for receiving services is reserved for those individuals being discharged or deflected from a community or State Operated Facility (SOF) inpatient psychiatric unit. Patients discharged by Silver Cross Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph’s Medical Center comprise by far the majority of patients served on a priority basis. Also included are Medicare, Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion recipients.

Contact Central Intake at 815-727-8521 (8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday).

Services Provided

Description of Services

Comprehensive Psychiatric Outpatient Services shall be in accordance with the services set forth by DHS/DMH Medicaid Rule 132:
  • All services shall be provided by physicians licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987.
  • Such physicians are either Board-Certified or Board-Eligible in psychiatry with experience in providing clinical psychiatric services to adults

Eligibility for Services

Who is Eligible

Adults 18 years old and older who meet the following criteria:

  • Persons who have had multiple, or lengthy admissions to an SOF and/or community-based inpatient psychiatric facilities.
  • Persons who may be at imminent risk of hospitalization or who may be in need of less restrictive but still more intensive services that are available in the community.

Admissions Process

Contact Central Intake at 815-727-8521 (8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday). 

An Admissions staff member will process your request for services, review your eligibility for service, and if you meet our admission criteria, schedule an appointment with a counselor.

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