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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?
(847) 731-5753

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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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Only 5 days remain on our 2018 Blues 'N Brews Early Bird Special! Reserve your tickets before May 23rd and save $10 per ticket! To learn more click here: ... See MoreSee Less

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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
Hours: 24/7

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Hours: 24/7

NorthPointe’s Micro-Enterprise Programs Featured on NBC 5 Chicago

NBC 5 Chicago visited the Killian Center April 10th to film a feature on our “TableTop Farmer” project, a program teaching individuals with disabilities to hydroponically grow greens as well as develop their own micro-business. NBC interviewed NorthPointe CEO Dina Donohue-Chase, who explained the importance of giving people with disabilities the opportunity to start their own micro-business. 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.

NorthPointe Artists Display Work at Forest and Found

Forest and Found graciously offered to display artwork created NorthPointe ART360 program participants in their store. The display offered Forest and Found shoppers the opportunity to experience the wonderful artwork of NorthPointe’s artists, as well as learn more about our organization and the featured artists. Click here to learn more.