Services Provided

Assessment and Treatment

We offer specialized court ordered assessment and treatment for sex offending and domestic violence. We also provide specialized treatment for those individuals who have already been found Unfit to Stand Trial or Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

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

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.
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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.
GROUNDBREAKING BENEFITS WILL CO CHILDREN IN NEED OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE

GROUNDBREAKING BENEFITS WILL CO CHILDREN IN NEED OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE

New Facility Awaits, Will Provide More Beds Within Will County Borders

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.
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.
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?”
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