Please Explore These Useful Links

 

Public Policy and Advocacy

Community Health Charities of Illinois
www.illinois.healthcharities.org/

Equip for Equality
www.equipforequality.org

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (The Alliance)
www.illinoissafeschools.org/

Mental Health America (MHA)
www.mentalhealthamerica.net/

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
www.nimh.nih.gov

Office of the Attorney General of Illinois
www.ag.state.il.us

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
www.samhsa.gov

Surgeon General’s Report
www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/toc.html

University of Chicago Mental Health Law Project
www.law.uchicago.edu/mandel/mental

Latest Mental Health News
www.mentalhelp.net

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

National Alliance on Mental Illness  (NAMI)
www.nami.org

Mental Health Resources for the Elderly

Administration on Aging

www.aoa.gov/

Family Caregiver Alliance

www.caregiver.org/

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

cms.hhs.gov/medicare

Illinois Department of Human Services Mental Health Links for the Elderly

www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29728

Meals on Wheels in Illinois

www.mealcall.org/meals-on-wheels/il/

Pace Paratransit Rides in Metro Chicagoland

www.pacebus.com/sub/paratransit/default.asp

Children and Adolescent Mental Health

Childhood Mental Health Awareness
www.seemehearmyfeelings.com

HHS: The Administration For Children and Families

www.acf.hhs.gov/

NAMI’s Depression Fact Sheet for Children and Adolescents

www.nami.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Mental_Illnesses/Depression/

Depression_in_Children_and_Adolescents.htm

National Resource Network for Child and Family Mental Health Services

www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/mentalhealth/cfsrs/

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

Mental Health Facts for Children

www.thenationalcouncil.org/cs/childrens_mental_health_facts_the_national_council

The Children’s Mental Health Education Campaign

www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/childrens-mental-health-matters

Disease Specific Information

Depression Screening
www.depression-screening.org/

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, Inc.
www.edap.org

National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
www.dbsalliance.org

Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (OCFMC)
www.ocdchicago.org/

Latest Substance Abuse News
www.drugabuse.gov/nidanews.html

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
www.drugfreeamerica.org/home/

Drug Treatment Programs Directory
www.usdrugrehabcenters.com/

Alcoholics Anonymous
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

Hazelden’s Recovery Support and Resource Center
www.hazelden.org

The Body Positive
www.thebodypositive.org

Center for Mental Health Services & National Institute

of Health Clinical Trials
www.clinicaltrials.gov

Illinois Violence Prevention Authority (IVPA)
www.ivpa.org/

National Mental Illness Screening Project (NMISP)
www.nmisp.org

Housing, Food, and Jobs

Center for Urban Community Services

www.cucs.org/

Community Connections
www.comcon.org/

Department of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov/

Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program
www.efsp.unitedway.org

Homes for Homeless
www.homesforthehomeless.com

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
www.hud.gov/

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