NATIONAL PREVENTION WEEK: MAY 13–19, 2018

National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual weeklong observance—created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)—that serves to increase public awareness and promote action by individuals, organizations, and communities around mental and/or substance use disorders. (For more information on National Prevention Week, visit: www.samhsa.gov/prevention-week)

Discover more about these listed resources and more at KAN-I-HELP.

 

Online Resources: 

Behavioral Health Among College Students

Community Conversations Discussion Guide in Spanish

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Your Local Resources: 

Helen Wheeler Center for Community Mental Health – Kankakee, IL
Visit Online: https://www.facebook.com/helenwheelercenter/
Phone: 815.939.3543
The Center is a comprehensive outpatient-counseling agency that provides mental health counseling services and therapy to children, adolescents, and adults who live and work in Kankakee County.

Aunt Martha’s Kankakee Community Health Center – Kankakee, IL
Website: https://www.facebook.com/AuntMKankakee/
Phone: 815.928.6222
Provides family health care to those uninsured, underinsured, or receiving public aid including KidCare Family Program and All Kids.

Riverside HealthCare Behavioral Services – Kankakee, IL
Website: www.riversidehealthcare.org
Phone: 815.935.7523 Crisis Helpline: 815.935.1600
Services provide treatment for a broad range of psychological and substance abuse disorders.

Presence Health – Adult & Adolescent Behavioral Health Services – Kankakee, IL
Website: www.presencehealth.org/
Phone: 815.935.7523 Crisis Helpline: 815.935.1600
Services provide treatment for a broad range of psychological and substance abuse disorders.

Iroquois Mental Health Center – Watseka, IL
Website: www.iroquoismhc.com
Phone: 815.432.5241
Offers outpatient mental health services for children and adults; psychotherapy, counseling, psychiatric consultation; MI day program services, substance abuse counseling; including state-certified DUI services. Family, group, and individual services are offered.

Online Resources: 

Fact sheet on Underage Drinking

Fact sheet on College Student Drinking

Fact sheet on Underage Drinking

Your Local Resources: 

T.I.P. The Scale – Iroquois County
Website: http://www.tipthescale.org/
Visit Online: https://www.facebook.com/TIPtheScale.org/
TIP the Scale is a communication campaign aimed at parents to stop underage drinking in Iroquois County. TIP stands for Talking Improves Parenting. Our goal is to encourage parents to do their part to help TIP the Scale to stop underage drinking in Iroquois County by:

  • talking to their teens about not drinking alcohol
  • letting their teens know that underage drinking is both illegal and harmful
  • and not providing alcohol for teens.

Riverside Resolve Center – Manteno, IL
Website: http://doctors.riversidehealthcare.org/location/resolve
Phone: 815.468.3241
Provides substance abuse treatment, prevention, education, speakers, and presentations to the public.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Location: Bradley, IL
Website: www.aa-kankakee.org
Phone: 815.939.4996
Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope that they may help others to recover from alcoholism.

Rosecrance Substance Abuse Treatment Centers – Champaign, IL; Rockford, IL
Website: www.rosecrance.org/Addiction/Treatment
Phone: 815.391.1000
A not-for-profit organization that provides a full continuum of addiction treatment services for children, youth, adults, and families. Provides mental health treatment.

Online Resources: 

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Your Local Resources: 

Specialized Assistance Services, NFP, Branden House – Manteno, IL
Website: http://www.sasichgo.com/index.shtml
Phone: 815.468.6556
Adult residential drug abuse clinic serving persons 18 years and older, statewide.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet – Kankakee, IL
Website: catholiccharitiesjoliet.org
Phone: 815.933.7791
Provides counseling and addiction services.

Online Resources: 

Keeping Youth Drug Free

 

Your Local Resources: 

Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center, Inc. – Kankakee, IL
Website: www.AuntMarthas.org
Phone: 815.937.0100
Counseling center provides comprehensive, community-based programs for children, youth, and families, encouraging them to become self-sufficient members of the community.

Duane Dean Behavioral Health Center  – Kankakee, IL
Website: www.duanedeanbhc.org
Phone: 815.939.0125
Provides outpatient substance abuse treatment.

Online Resources: 

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

Preventing Suicide, A Toolkit for High Schools

 

Your Local Resources: 

The Samuel R. Meyers Foundation for Suicide and Mental Health Awareness
Website: https://sammyersfoundation.com/
Phone: (815) 671-2058 (Manteno)

Oakside Clinic (Riverside Behavioral Services) – Kankakee & Wilmington, IL
Website: www.riversidehealthcare.org/adolescent-behavioral-services.html
Phones: 815.933.2240   (Kankakee)
815.476.7130   (Wilmington)
Provides confidential counseling services to individuals of all ages including children.

Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership – Chicago, IL
Website: http://icmhp.org/
Phone: 312.516.5569
ICMHP is a statewide group of individuals working to provide easier access to programs and services that meet the mental health needs of Illinois children and their families.

Suicide & Crisis Hotline
Phone: 800.SUICIDE (800.784.2433) or 800.273.TALK (800.273.8255)
Suicide and Crisis Hotline.

Online Resources: 

Drug Facts Electronic Cigarettes

 

Local & National Resources: 

Kankakee County Health Department – (Freedom From Smoking program)
Phone: (815) 802-9395
Website: http://www.kankakeehealth.org/health-promotion/smoking-cessation.html
Kankakee County Health Department offers the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking (FFS) Program.  Trained professionals teach the program. Program participants will meet once a week for seven weeks. On week four, (QUIT week), partipants will meet twice.

Tobacco-Free Kids
Website: www.tobaccofreekids.org
Visit Online: www.facebook.com/tobaccofreekids/
ICMHP is a statewide group of individuals working to provide easier access to programs and services that meet the mental health needs of Illinois children and their families.

LEAD – Lake Forest, IL
Website: www.leadingefforts.org/
Visit Online: https://www.facebook.com/leadingefforts/
Phone: (847) 295-9075
LEAD is a specialist in drug prevention. Their programs are designed to support parents and teens to build healthy relationships as well as finding alternatives to using drugs and alcohol.