Depression Awareness Month: "Awareness" of Both "Symptoms" and "Care That's Needed"

Depression Awareness Month: "Awareness" of Both "Symptoms" and "Care That's Needed"

Chronic Depression Often Co-Occurs with Chronic Anxiety

Awareness of the long term care that’s needed for someone diagnosed with depression is just as important as recognizing the symptoms themselves.
SUICIDE PREVENTION: ACKNOWLEDGING THE GROWING PROBLEM

SUICIDE PREVENTION: ACKNOWLEDGING THE GROWING PROBLEM

U.S. Suicide Rate at 30-Year High

This prevention must be practiced every single day.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION COMES OUT FOR BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR

HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION COMES OUT FOR BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR

Five-hundred kits were distributed to needy families.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION CONTRIBUTING TO BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR

HEALTH DEPARTMENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION CONTRIBUTING TO BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR

Scheduled for Thursday August 3rd, 10 AM to 5 PM

This year's fair will be held at Joliet Catholic Academy.
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.
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