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Listing: Mental Health and Substance Use Resources

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Reviewed Date

Mar 28, 2024


Counseling services for mental health and substance abuse are available throughout the Chicago area at major medical centers, local mental health and substance abuse centers, and private practices. In addition, we have several national organizations listed to locate services near you.

If you or someone you know is in need of mental health or substance abuse services, contact the nearest local major medical center and inquire about their behavioral health services or contact the organizations below for additional resources.

If you wish, you can call your private insurance carrier to determine what benefits are included in your plan and which mental health and/or substance abuse professionals and services are covered under your insurance plan.

Alcoholics Anonymous
A.A. has a simple program based on one alcoholic helping another. 

Alcohol and Other Drug Rehabilitation Centers 
Serving Chicago and nationally

Cathedral Counseling Center
(312) 252-9500 | 50 E. Washington St., Suite 301, Chicago, IL 60602

Center for Disease Control & Prevention CDC - How Right Now
How Right Now is a communications campaign designed to promote and strengthen the emotional well-being and resilience of people disproportionately impacted by mental health challenges.

Chicago Center for Family Health
20 N Wacker Drive: Suite 1442
Chicago, IL 60606


City of Chicago Mental Health Clinics

Englewood MHC
641 W. 63rd Street
Phone: 312.747.7496

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.   

Greater Grand/MID-South MHC 
4314 S Cottage Grove
Phone: 312.747.0036

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Greater Lawn MHC
4150 West 55th Street
Phone: 312.747.1020

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Lawndale MHC  
1201 S Campbell Street
Phone: 312.746.5905

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

North River MHC 
5801 North Pulaski Road
Phone: 312.744.1906

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.    
Roseland MHC
Cook County Health and Hospitals System
is now managing mental health services at the
Roseland Neighborhood Health Center.If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call 773-291-2501

Community Health Chicago
2611 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 395-9900

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
55 E Jackson Blvd, Suite 490
Chicago, IL 60604

DHS: Crisis/Emergency: Mental Health Providers
See the extensive IL list. Chicago: (312) 986-4000

Faith Hope Love Community Grief and Loss Support Group
Provides a listing of support programs that provide services to bereaved families. 

Gateway Foundation
Locations: Illinois, California, and Delaware
Phone: 877-379-9078

Heartland Alliance
Heartland Alliance works to advance human rights and champion human dignity by providing services and promoting solutions to achieve a more just global society. Society benefits when all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential.
208 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 660-1300

There are thousands of GriefShare groups meeting weekly at locations around the world. There’s probably one near you! The program is designed so that you can join the group at any time. You will be welcomed and encouraged.
Email: Phone: 800-395-5755 International: 919-562-2112

JCFS Chicago - Find Help
Whether you’re seeking support for an immediate need or looking for assistance to address ongoing issues, JCFS Chicago has services to help you navigate life’s challenges.
Phone: 1-855-275-5237 

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. To find your local NAMI and support groups click on "Support and Education". NAMI HelpLine is available M-F 10am - 10pm, ET. Connect by phone 800.950.6264 or text "Helpline" to 62640, or chat. In a crisis call or text 988.

Illinois NAMI Chapter
NAMI Illinois
101 N Wacker Dr., 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
(217) 522-1403

Spinal Cord Injury – Gun Violence Survivor Peer Support Group
This is a social/support group for people who have survived a gunshot and are now paralyzed from a spinal cord injury.  Everyday. On Zoom. Peer Support. No judgement. 4:00pm – 8:00pm (EST)
Please request Zoom link at

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health
Chicago Agencies listed on site
(312) 726-7020

Mental Health America of IL
1103 Westgate St Ste 302
Oak Park IL United States 60301
(312) 368-9070

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
The mission of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is to generate and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the adverse effects of alcohol on health and well-being, and apply that knowledge to improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems, including alcohol use disorder, across the lifespan.
(301) 443-3860

Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being (Located at Fourth Presbyterian Church)
126 East Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Sliding fee scale

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
1-800-662-4357 (HELP) 24/7 helpline for referrals and treatment for mental health and substance abuse issues.
TTY: 1-800-487-4889

1400 W. Greenleaf Chicago, IL 60626

4101 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 572-5500

City of Chicago Victim Services
Provides residents of Chicago a listing of organizations that provide comprehensive trauma-informed services for victims of violence and their families and other loved ones, including incident response and supporting impacted individuals through one-on-one interactions, support groups, and resource coordination.

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This content is for informational purposes only and may not be comprehensive. Information contained does not imply an endorsement from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and does not replace the advice of a qualified healthcare professional.  See here  for further details. © Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)
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