Adult Mental Health Program

Adult Mental Health Program

Community Mental Health Outpatient Services

The Adult Mental Health Program of the Will County Health Department Division of Behavioral Health  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.

The Adult Services staff work in collaboration with the persons served to develop treatment objectives and interventions that best match the client's strengths and resources to assist them in attaining their life goals.

Adult mental health outpatient services are provided at convenient locations in Joliet, Bolingbrook, and Monee. Services are provided Monday – Saturday from 8:30 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. (office hours vary from location to location ).

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

Services

Services Provided by the Addictions Program

We offer specialized court ordered assessment and treatment for substance abuse. When the initial assessment indicates a need, we also recommend and provide additional assessments and treatments such as evaluation by a psychiatrist, psychological testing, medical follow-up, and medications.

Eligibility for Services

Who is Eligible

Services are available to all Will County residents at least 13 years of age. Non-residents may be eligible if they are currently under supervision of the Will County court (12th Judicial Circuit).

Eligibility for Services

Who is Eligible

Services are available to all Will County residents at least 18 years of age (13 for sexual offending), who have already been convicted (adjudicated). We do not provide evaluation or treatment prior to conviction.

Admissions Process

Admission into the Addictions Program

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

Admissions Process

Admmission into the Forensics Program

Once convicted, contact information is provided through the court or probation officer. When you contact our Intake Department, you will be scheduled for an assessment and be provided with the name of the person who will conduct your assessment.

Services

Description of Adult Mental Health Outpatient Services

The goal of Adult Services is to preserve and promote the emotional well-being of  Will County residents who are experiencing mental illness. Clients receive an array of services that may include:

Eligibility for Services

Who is Eligible

Adults age 18 and older having a mental illness and/or a history of a serious mental illness, which can be appropriately and safely served in a community-based outpatient setting.

Admissions Process

Description of the Admissions Process

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

Populations Served in the Forensics Program

Who is Eligible for Services

The Forensic Program serves individuals referred by the criminal justice system, who have been adjudicated in accordance with one or more of the four specialized treatment fields, are presumed to pose a risk for future reoffending, and are in need of specialized assessment and/or treatment to address the basis for offending.
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