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)
Behavioral Health News
Will County Health Department's Dr. Joseph Troiani Participates in Opioid Epidemic Forum in Braidwood

Will County Health Department's Dr. Joseph Troiani Participates in Opioid Epidemic Forum in Braidwood

August 2nd Event Hosted by Congressman Adam Kinzinger

Numerous Will County Officials also Attended
Health Department Once Again at Catholic Charities Back to School Fair on Aug 2nd

Health Department Once Again at Catholic Charities Back to School Fair on Aug 2nd

Behavioral Health and Family Health Services Divisions Participating

Each child will receive a packet with donated school supplies.
Sad to Say: We May be in for a Long Term Suicide Watch

Sad to Say: We May be in for a Long Term Suicide Watch

Those Struggling Must be Taken Seriously, Not Ignored

Self-medication with alcohol and substance use can make situations worse.
Recall of Cut Melons Linked to Caito Foods Distributor in Indianapolis

Recall of Cut Melons Linked to Caito Foods Distributor in Indianapolis

Product Distributed to eight states, five with sickness

Includes mixed fruit that contains melon chunks.
Children's Mental Health: Always More Complicated Due to Technology, Economy, Social Media

Children's Mental Health: Always More Complicated Due to Technology, Economy, Social Media

ACES, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Must be Recognized and Treated

Can include physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, neglect, and more.
Severe Bleeding Cases, Deaths, from Synthetic Drugs Show Danger of Store Bought Products

Severe Bleeding Cases, Deaths, from Synthetic Drugs Show Danger of Store Bought Products

Spice, K2, Bliss among Common Names Used

There have now been over 100 reported cases in Illinois, along with two reported deaths.
New Health Department Conflict Resolution Sessions Help Youngsters Open Up

New Health Department Conflict Resolution Sessions Help Youngsters Open Up

Group Sessions on Additional Topics Planned for This Year

Interns created a 10-week program schedule of one hour long sessions.
After Holiday Blues Could be a Sign of Seasonal Affective Disorder

After Holiday Blues Could be a Sign of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Special Caution Needed Concerning Seniors

SAD can be especially dangerous for seniors who are already struggling with loneliness.
MAPP Led Cooperation Leads to Behavioral Hospital Groundbreaking

MAPP Led Cooperation Leads to Behavioral Hospital Groundbreaking

100-Bed Structure on Silver Cross Campus Set to Open in Early 2019

A partnership between Silver Cross and US Health Vest to build a new 100-bed behavioral health facility, Silver Oaks Hospital, is now in progress.
Domestic Violence Awareness: Progress Made, So Much Work to Do

Domestic Violence Awareness: Progress Made, So Much Work to Do

Will County State's Attorney's Office Continues to Charge 1,100 to 1,200 New Cases Per Year

The main priority for the future continues to be breaking the cycle of domestic violence by stopping the perpetrator.
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