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Illinois Mental Health Services

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
One Westbrook Corporate Center Ste. 920
Westchester, IL 60154

Phone Number: (708) 492-0930
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (708) 492-0943
URL: www.aasmnet.org/




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American Art Therapy Association
1202 Allanson Road
Mundelein, IL 60060-3808

Phone Number: (847) 949-6064
Secondary Phone Number: (888) 290-0878

Fax: (847) 566-4580
URL: www.arttherapy.org

The Art therpay association is a professional membership association for professional art therapists and students. The association publishes a journal and newsletter and sponsors conferences for the members.



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American College of Counselors
1124 South 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62703-2314

Phone Number: (217) 726-6220
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.angelfire.com/il/AmericanCollege/index.html

The ACC is a membership organization providing certification and professional education to counselors and allied professionals. Also conducts research and development projects in the addictions and mental health areas. State approved CE provider for mental health professionals.



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American Hospital Association
1 North Franklin Suite 28
Chicago, IL 60606-3421

Phone Number: (312) 422-3000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 422-4796
URL: www.hospitalconnect.com/aha/about/index.html

The AHA is a trade association for hospitals and health care systems. Advocates for improved health of individuals and communities.



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American Medical Association
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610-

Phone Number: (312) 464-5000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 464-4184
URL: www.ama-assn.org/

The AMA is a membership association representing doctors. They work to promote the art and science of medicine and the improvement of public health. They publish a journal, public and professional publications, and audiovisual materials.



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American Pain Society
4700 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025-

Phone Number: (847) 375-4715
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 734-8758
URL: www.ampainsoc.org/

The American Pain Society's mission is to serve people in pain by advancing research, education, treatment and professional practice. It is a membership organization that welcomes participation from a variety of disciplines. Publications, annual meeting.



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Black Network In Children's Emotional Health (BNICEH)
6951 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60626-3527

Phone Number: (773) 338-1090
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 493-1510
URL:

BNICEH is a global, family-centered organization. This organization is a chapter of the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health. They are also a member of Chicago Together, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Consortium, and Urban Art Retreat Coalition.



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Champaign County Mental Health Board
1776 East Washington Place 102
Urbana, IL 61801-

Phone Number: (217) 367-5703
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 367-5741
URL:

Parent Advocacy Services



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Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
1187 Wilmette Ave, PMB #331
Willmette, IL 60091-

Phone Number: (847) 256-8525
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 920-9498
URL: www.bpkids.org

Education, support and advocacy for families of children with Bipolar Disorder. Maintains an extensive website and offers online support groups.



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Community Service Options
7575 S. Kostner Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652-

Phone Number: (773) 884-1000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 838-9362
URL:

Group for parents of children with developmental disabilities. Provides basice screening and counseling to individuals with developmental disabilities. Also provides assistance on housing, legal issues, education as well as referral to local organizations. Bilingual (Spanish) staff available.



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Cook County Jail Project at Thresholds
4101 North Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60613-

Phone Number: (773) 880-6260
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 880-6279
URL:

In partnership with the court system, Thresholds works with chronic non-violent Cook County detainees who have severe and periistent mental illness. They help participants find and keep housing in the community, keep appointments, avoid reincarceration , rehospitalization and homelessness and ensure medication adherence. They also assist with money management, provide a comprehensive psychiatric rehab program with job placement and support, meet with members in their homes or during their daily routines, and remain accessible at all times including crisis.



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DBSA - Downtown Chicago
730 N Franklin St., Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610-

Phone Number: (800) 826-3632
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 642-7243
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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DBSA - Fox Valley
2365 Coach & Surrey Lane
Aurora, IL 60506-

Phone Number: (630) 859-8035
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.geocities.com/foxvalleydmda/

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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DBSA - Kenilworth
Kenilworth Union Church 211 Kenilworth Ave.
Kenilworth, IL 60043-

Phone Number: (847) 251-4272
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 251-4289
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Offers monthly support group meetings on the 4th Monday each month at 7.30 pm.



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DBSA - Metropolitan Chicago
666 N Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645

Phone Number: (773) 465-3280
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 465-3385
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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DBSA - New Hope Elmhurst
183 N. York Rd.
Elmhurst, IL 60126-

Phone Number: (630) 941-4577
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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DBSA - Northern Illinois
207 15th St.
Mendota, IL 61342-

Phone Number: (815) 223-0160 x 252
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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Equip for Equality, Inc.
20 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602-

Phone Number: (800) 537-2632
Secondary Phone Number: (312) 341-0022

Fax: (312) 341-0295
URL: www.equipforequality.org

Statewide advocacy organization for people with disabilities



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Family Resource Center on Disabilities
20 East Jackson Boulevard, Room 300
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone Number: (312) 939-3513
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 952-4199

Fax: (312) 939-7297
URL: www.frcd.org

The Family Resource Center on Disabilities has information on special education rights for children with disabilities.



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Federal Student Aid (FSA)
P.O. Box 4001
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Phone Number: (800) 433-3243
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

General information center on federal student aid. TTY number is (800) 730-8913.



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First Call for Help Decatur
202 W. El Dorado, Suite B
Decatur, IL 62523-

Phone Number: (217) 475-2255
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 422-0633
URL:

Provides referral service for individuals in Decatur/Macon county.



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GROW, Inc.
2403 W. Springfield Avenue Box 3667
Champaign, IL 61826-

Phone Number: (217) 352-6989
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 352-8530
URL:

GROW, Incorporated is a mental health organization that features a 12 Step recovery program for those recovering from mental health problems. The organization offers a support network and has extensive literature available.



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Illinois Department of Human Services
100 S. Grand Ave East
Springfield, IL 62762-

Phone Number: (800) 843-6154
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 447-6404 TTY

Fax: (217) 785-3066
URL: www.dhs.state.il.us/mhdd/mh/

State mental health agency.



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Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
320 West Washington St.
Springfield, IL 62786-

Phone Number: (217) 785-0800
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 782-7645
URL: www.dpr.state.il.us

Licenses and regulates physicians, psychologists, professional counselors and social workers. Additional Contact #: (217) 782-0458



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Illinois Federation of Families
800 West Roosevelt Rd. Bldg. D, Ste. 107
Glen Ellen, IL 60137-

Phone Number: (800) 871-8400
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (630) 545-5022
URL:

Parent Advocacy Group



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Illinois Office of Rehabilitation Services
100 S. Grand Avenue, East 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62762

Phone Number: (217) 524-7551
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 558-4270
URL:

State vocational rehabilitation agency.



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Illinois Psychiatric Society
20 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60602-

Phone Number: (312) 263-7391
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 782-0553
URL: www.illinoispsychiatricsociety.org/

District branch of the American Psychiatric Association. They provide referrals to local psychiatrists.



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Illinois Self-Help Coalition
Wright College 3400 N Austin Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634-

Phone Number: (773) 481-8837
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 481-8917
URL:

Offers assistance in starting groups, training and consultation to groups and a directory of support groups in Illinois (there is a fee).



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International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation
PO Box 1295
Pekin, IL 61555-1295

Phone Number: (309) 346-3341
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (309) 346-2874
URL: www.iaedp.com

IAEDP provides first-quality education and high level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare and helping professionals who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.



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International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
60 Revere Drive Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60002-

Phone Number: (847) 480-9028
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 480-9282
URL: www.istss.org

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) provides a forum for the sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma in the United States and around the world. ISTSS is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge and to the stimulation of policy, program and service initiatives that seek to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences.



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Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-

Phone Number: (630) 792-5000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (630) 792-5005
URL: www.jcaho.org/

JCAHO is one of the main accrediting organizations for hospitals and treatment centers. They inspect and evaluate member organizations on a regular basis and investigate complaints of neglect/abuse and violations. Complaint Line: 800-994-6610



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KALEIDOSCOPE
1279 North Milwaukee, Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60622-

Phone Number: (773) 278-7200
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 278-5663
URL:

Licensed not for profit child welfare agency.



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Living Independently Now Center
120 East A Street
Belleville, IL 62220-

Phone Number: (618) 235-9988
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (618) 233-3729
URL: www.lincinc.org

LINC, Inc., promotes empowerment and equal opportunities for people with all types of disabilities in St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph Counties in Illinois. Offers referrals, peer counseling, independent living skills training, advocacy and community education.



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Medical Programs Illinois Department of Public Aid
201 S. Grand Avenue, East
Springfield, IL 62763-0001

Phone Number: (217) 782-2570
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 782-5672
URL:

State Medicaid agency.



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Mental Health Association in Illinois
188 W. Randolph, Suite 2225
Chicago, IL 60601-

Phone Number: (312) 368-9070
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 368-0283
URL: www.mhai.org

State chapter of the NMHA. Self-Help Center offers information and referral to self-help groups statewide.



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Mental Health Association of Illinois Valley
5407 N. University Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614

Phone Number: (309) 692-1766
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (309) 692-2966
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of Macon County
310 W. William
Decatur, IL 62522

Phone Number: (217) 233-2993
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 876-2835
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of North Shore
2120 Lincoln St.
Evanston, IL 60201-

Phone Number: (847) 328-6198
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 869-4701
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mood Challenge - DMDA Peoria
PO Box 6074
Peoria, IL 61601-6074

Phone Number: (309) 688-4382
Secondary Phone Number: (309) 688-4989

Fax:
URL:

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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NAMI Illinois
218 W. Lawrence
Springfield, IL 62704

Phone Number: (800) 346-4572
Secondary Phone Number: (217) 522-1403

Fax: (217) 522-3598
URL: illinois.nami.org/

The Alliance for the Mentally Ill is a support and advocacy organization. They sponsor local support groups and offer education and information about community services for people with mental illness and their families.



American Academy of Sleep Medicine
One Westbrook Corporate Center Ste. 920
Westchester, IL 60154

Phone Number: (708) 492-0930
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (708) 492-0943
URL: www.aasmnet.org/




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American Art Therapy Association
1202 Allanson Road
Mundelein, IL 60060-3808

Phone Number: (847) 949-6064
Secondary Phone Number: (888) 290-0878

Fax: (847) 566-4580
URL: www.arttherapy.org

The Art therpay association is a professional membership association for professional art therapists and students. The association publishes a journal and newsletter and sponsors conferences for the members.



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American College of Counselors
1124 South 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62703-2314

Phone Number: (217) 726-6220
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.angelfire.com/il/AmericanCollege/index.html

The ACC is a membership organization providing certification and professional education to counselors and allied professionals. Also conducts research and development projects in the addictions and mental health areas. State approved CE provider for mental health professionals.



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American Hospital Association
1 North Franklin Suite 28
Chicago, IL 60606-3421

Phone Number: (312) 422-3000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 422-4796
URL: www.hospitalconnect.com/aha/about/index.html

The AHA is a trade association for hospitals and health care systems. Advocates for improved health of individuals and communities.



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American Medical Association
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610-

Phone Number: (312) 464-5000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 464-4184
URL: www.ama-assn.org/

The AMA is a membership association representing doctors. They work to promote the art and science of medicine and the improvement of public health. They publish a journal, public and professional publications, and audiovisual materials.



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American Pain Society
4700 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025-

Phone Number: (847) 375-4715
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 734-8758
URL: www.ampainsoc.org/

The American Pain Society's mission is to serve people in pain by advancing research, education, treatment and professional practice. It is a membership organization that welcomes participation from a variety of disciplines. Publications, annual meeting.



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Black Network In Children's Emotional Health (BNICEH)
6951 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60626-3527

Phone Number: (773) 338-1090
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 493-1510
URL:

BNICEH is a global, family-centered organization. This organization is a chapter of the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health. They are also a member of Chicago Together, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Consortium, and Urban Art Retreat Coalition.



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Champaign County Mental Health Board
1776 East Washington Place 102
Urbana, IL 61801-

Phone Number: (217) 367-5703
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 367-5741
URL:

Parent Advocacy Services



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Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
1187 Wilmette Ave, PMB #331
Willmette, IL 60091-

Phone Number: (847) 256-8525
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 920-9498
URL: www.bpkids.org

Education, support and advocacy for families of children with Bipolar Disorder. Maintains an extensive website and offers online support groups.



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Community Service Options
7575 S. Kostner Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652-

Phone Number: (773) 884-1000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 838-9362
URL:

Group for parents of children with developmental disabilities. Provides basice screening and counseling to individuals with developmental disabilities. Also provides assistance on housing, legal issues, education as well as referral to local organizations. Bilingual (Spanish) staff available.



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Cook County Jail Project at Thresholds
4101 North Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60613-

Phone Number: (773) 880-6260
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 880-6279
URL:

In partnership with the court system, Thresholds works with chronic non-violent Cook County detainees who have severe and periistent mental illness. They help participants find and keep housing in the community, keep appointments, avoid reincarceration , rehospitalization and homelessness and ensure medication adherence. They also assist with money management, provide a comprehensive psychiatric rehab program with job placement and support, meet with members in their homes or during their daily routines, and remain accessible at all times including crisis.



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DBSA - Downtown Chicago
730 N Franklin St., Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610-

Phone Number: (800) 826-3632
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 642-7243
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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DBSA - Fox Valley
2365 Coach & Surrey Lane
Aurora, IL 60506-

Phone Number: (630) 859-8035
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.geocities.com/foxvalleydmda/

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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DBSA - Kenilworth
Kenilworth Union Church 211 Kenilworth Ave.
Kenilworth, IL 60043-

Phone Number: (847) 251-4272
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 251-4289
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Offers monthly support group meetings on the 4th Monday each month at 7.30 pm.



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DBSA - Metropolitan Chicago
666 N Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645

Phone Number: (773) 465-3280
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 465-3385
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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DBSA - New Hope Elmhurst
183 N. York Rd.
Elmhurst, IL 60126-

Phone Number: (630) 941-4577
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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DBSA - Northern Illinois
207 15th St.
Mendota, IL 61342-

Phone Number: (815) 223-0160 x 252
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.dbsalliance.org

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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Equip for Equality, Inc.
20 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602-

Phone Number: (800) 537-2632
Secondary Phone Number: (312) 341-0022

Fax: (312) 341-0295
URL: www.equipforequality.org

Statewide advocacy organization for people with disabilities



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Family Resource Center on Disabilities
20 East Jackson Boulevard, Room 300
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone Number: (312) 939-3513
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 952-4199

Fax: (312) 939-7297
URL: www.frcd.org

The Family Resource Center on Disabilities has information on special education rights for children with disabilities.



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Federal Student Aid (FSA)
P.O. Box 4001
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Phone Number: (800) 433-3243
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

General information center on federal student aid. TTY number is (800) 730-8913.



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First Call for Help Decatur
202 W. El Dorado, Suite B
Decatur, IL 62523-

Phone Number: (217) 475-2255
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 422-0633
URL:

Provides referral service for individuals in Decatur/Macon county.



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GROW, Inc.
2403 W. Springfield Avenue Box 3667
Champaign, IL 61826-

Phone Number: (217) 352-6989
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 352-8530
URL:

GROW, Incorporated is a mental health organization that features a 12 Step recovery program for those recovering from mental health problems. The organization offers a support network and has extensive literature available.



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Illinois Department of Human Services
100 S. Grand Ave East
Springfield, IL 62762-

Phone Number: (800) 843-6154
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 447-6404 TTY

Fax: (217) 785-3066
URL: www.dhs.state.il.us/mhdd/mh/

State mental health agency.



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Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
320 West Washington St.
Springfield, IL 62786-

Phone Number: (217) 785-0800
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 782-7645
URL: www.dpr.state.il.us

Licenses and regulates physicians, psychologists, professional counselors and social workers. Additional Contact #: (217) 782-0458



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Illinois Federation of Families
800 West Roosevelt Rd. Bldg. D, Ste. 107
Glen Ellen, IL 60137-

Phone Number: (800) 871-8400
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (630) 545-5022
URL:

Parent Advocacy Group



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Illinois Office of Rehabilitation Services
100 S. Grand Avenue, East 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62762

Phone Number: (217) 524-7551
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 558-4270
URL:

State vocational rehabilitation agency.



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Illinois Psychiatric Society
20 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60602-

Phone Number: (312) 263-7391
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 782-0553
URL: www.illinoispsychiatricsociety.org/

District branch of the American Psychiatric Association. They provide referrals to local psychiatrists.



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Illinois Self-Help Coalition
Wright College 3400 N Austin Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634-

Phone Number: (773) 481-8837
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 481-8917
URL:

Offers assistance in starting groups, training and consultation to groups and a directory of support groups in Illinois (there is a fee).



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International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation
PO Box 1295
Pekin, IL 61555-1295

Phone Number: (309) 346-3341
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (309) 346-2874
URL: www.iaedp.com

IAEDP provides first-quality education and high level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare and helping professionals who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.



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International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
60 Revere Drive Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60002-

Phone Number: (847) 480-9028
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 480-9282
URL: www.istss.org

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) provides a forum for the sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma in the United States and around the world. ISTSS is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge and to the stimulation of policy, program and service initiatives that seek to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences.



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Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-

Phone Number: (630) 792-5000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (630) 792-5005
URL: www.jcaho.org/

JCAHO is one of the main accrediting organizations for hospitals and treatment centers. They inspect and evaluate member organizations on a regular basis and investigate complaints of neglect/abuse and violations. Complaint Line: 800-994-6610



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KALEIDOSCOPE
1279 North Milwaukee, Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60622-

Phone Number: (773) 278-7200
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (773) 278-5663
URL:

Licensed not for profit child welfare agency.



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Living Independently Now Center
120 East A Street
Belleville, IL 62220-

Phone Number: (618) 235-9988
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (618) 233-3729
URL: www.lincinc.org

LINC, Inc., promotes empowerment and equal opportunities for people with all types of disabilities in St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph Counties in Illinois. Offers referrals, peer counseling, independent living skills training, advocacy and community education.



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Medical Programs Illinois Department of Public Aid
201 S. Grand Avenue, East
Springfield, IL 62763-0001

Phone Number: (217) 782-2570
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 782-5672
URL:

State Medicaid agency.



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Mental Health Association in Illinois
188 W. Randolph, Suite 2225
Chicago, IL 60601-

Phone Number: (312) 368-9070
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (312) 368-0283
URL: www.mhai.org

State chapter of the NMHA. Self-Help Center offers information and referral to self-help groups statewide.



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Mental Health Association of Illinois Valley
5407 N. University Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614

Phone Number: (309) 692-1766
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (309) 692-2966
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of Macon County
310 W. William
Decatur, IL 62522

Phone Number: (217) 233-2993
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (217) 876-2835
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of North Shore
2120 Lincoln St.
Evanston, IL 60201-

Phone Number: (847) 328-6198
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (847) 869-4701
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mood Challenge - DMDA Peoria
PO Box 6074
Peoria, IL 61601-6074

Phone Number: (309) 688-4382
Secondary Phone Number: (309) 688-4989

Fax:
URL:

Educate consumers, families, professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.



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NAMI Illinois
218 W. Lawrence
Springfield, IL 62704

Phone Number: (800) 346-4572
Secondary Phone Number: (217) 522-1403

Fax: (217) 522-3598
URL: illinois.nami.org/

The Alliance for the Mentally Ill is a support and advocacy organization. They sponsor local support groups and offer education and information about community services for people with mental illness and their families.
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