Online Resources

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Local Providers of Mental Health Services for Students and Families

Group Practices 
  Centers for Family Change – Oak Brook and other areas
630-586-0900
  Heritage Professional Associates – Hinsdale
630-325-5300
  Institute for Stress Control – Hinsdale
630-920-0900
  83rd Associates – Willowbrook
630-850-0600
Agencies 
  Family Institute –  LaGrange
847-733-4300
  Pillars – LaGrange and Hickory Hills
708-745-5277
Assessment/Treatment Programs (mental health services available) 
  Elmhurst Behavioral Health- Elmhurst
630- 941-4577
  Resurrection Behavioral Health – Downers Grove – 847-493-3600 ; Palos Heights – 847-493-3650
 ACES Adolescent Counseling, Education and Support
Teens served are from low and middle income families.  Most are able to pay per visit on a sliding fee scale.    Lyons and southern Proviso townships are included in the service area.   708-482-0553
The school counselor and/or social worker can also be of assistance.
Suicide Hotline:  1.800.273.TALK (8255)