Addictions Program Services

Assessment and Treatment

Assessment - Clients are assigned a counselor who completes the intake and assessment process and develops an individualized treatment plan. 

Initial needs evaluation
  • Substance Abuse Assessment Bio-psycho-social History)
  • Admission criteria met and confirmed by physician


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.

Preadmission Screening

Preadmission Screening

24 Hour State Mandated Pre-Admission Screening

This service is for the use of professional medical/mental health staff only at the facilities listed below. Preadmission screening for state hospital admission of severely mental ill adults is mandated by the State of Illinois. Candidates for admission must be subject to involuntary admission, have a valid petition and certificate for involuntary commitment completed, be medically cleared and have no funding source available (Such as medical insurance, Medicare or Medicaid). When appropriately requested, mandated 24 hour/day ADULT pre-admission screening services for state mental health hospital admissions are completed on site by Will County at Silver Cross Hospital and Provena St. Joseph Medical Center.

A petition for involuntary commitment (MHDD 5) may be completed by any adult citizen. This form requests that the person named in the petition by transported to a mental health facility for a mental health assessment. It does not mandate the transport or assessment. However, police, fire/rescue or hospital medical personnel may act upon this request. To make the request mandatory a mental health professional who is qualified or a medical doctor must complete a certificate for examination (MHDD 6). 

Preadmission Screening

Preadmission Screening

This service is for the use of professional medical/mental health staff only at the facilities listed below. Pre-admission screening for state hospital admission of severely mental ill adults is mandated by the State of Illinois.
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)

Adult Mental Health Outpatient Staffing and Locations

Licensed and Board Certified Professionals and Convenient Locations

Adult Outpatient Services are provided by a staff of professionals including:

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers
  • Registered Nurses
  • Board Certified or Eligible Consulting Psychiatrists
  • Bachelor Level Case Managers

 

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