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Our growing number of services includes:
Individual/Group Therapy & Counseling
Expressive Art Therapy
Relapse Prevention
Psychological Evaluation
Wellness Strategies
Healthy Coping Strategies
Community Support Services

Would you like to learn more about our Behavioral Health Services?

E-Mailbhs@nri1953.org
Phone:
(847) 731-5753

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Don't Miss Out! Blues 'N Brews 2018 is just two weeks away, but it's not to late to reserve your tickets! Visit: tinyurl.com/yd3psq9r for more information! ... See MoreSee Less

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Summer Art Classes starting soon! Sign up for one class or all three today! For more information e-mail: tbrost@nri1953.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Blues and Brews 2018 is a month away! We need your help to ensure the success of this year’s event by donating much-need items:

• Gift Cards
• Beauty/spa/hair salon/manicure
• Restaurants
• Pet stores/pet grooming
• Specialty stores
• Entertainment
• Wine/Liquor/etc.
• Vacation Stays/Trips/ etc.
• Electronics/TVS/iPads/etc.
• Gift baskets
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Joy – Mental Health Monitor:         Joy is a Facebook messenger app monitoring your mental health.        Read more here.

In an emergency in which you or someone you know is suicidal, you should immediately call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, call 911, or go to a hospital emergency room. 

Crisis Hotlines (click here to expand)

In the event of an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Crisis Care Program, Lake County Health Department
Phone: 847-377-8088
Hours: 24/7

Suicide -Prevention Hotline
Phone: 1-800-273-Talk (8255)
Hours: 24/7

Suicide Prevention Text Line
Text Line: Text “Start” to 741-741
Hours: 24/7

Mental and Substance Use Disorder Hotline (SAMHSA)
1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Hours: 24/7

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE
Hours: 24/7

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE
Hours: 24/7

NorthPointe Hosts Waukegan Mayor and NRG Energy

Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham, NRG Energy Plant Manager Michael Monroe, as well as members of their respective staff toured NorthPointe May 4th to learn more about our micro-enterprise programs.            Click here to read more.

SOARR is one of three organizations in Illinois, and the ONLY one in Lake County providing behavioral health services to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. 

Click here to learn more.

SOARR Art Therapy Program

Providing both individual services and group classes, SOARR’s Art Therapy Program utilizes the creation of art as a vehicle for authentic self-expression.The art therapist works with artists as they explore the role creative arts can have on developing personal empowerment coping skills, as well as finding fulfillment. Click here to learn more.

City of Waukegan Hosting June ArtWauk Event This Saturday

The City of Waukegan will be hosting their monthly ArtWauk event Saturday, June 16th from 5pm to 9pm in Waukegan’s Arts and Entertainment District. In addition to over 30 venues, activities, and events for attendees to enjoy, NorthPointe Art 360 and Charmed Bead participants will be in attendance selling handcrafted paintings and jewelry. Admission and parking will be free for all. Be part of the conversation by tagging photos and videos with with #artwauk.

For more information click here.