Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Arlington Heights
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Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Arlington Heights

  • Specialty Care
  • Mental Health

Hours

Monday: 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday : Closed

Personalized care for emotional and mental health

Mental health specialists at Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Arlington Heights, are here to listen & offer compassionate care & support

Call - 847-952-7460 - CRISIS INTERVENTION

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Since 1962, Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Arlington Heights has provided holistic and compassionate outpatient treatment to people with emotional problems or mental illness in Chicago's northwest suburbs. With more than 100 specialists, our care teams work with over 3,000 clients every year. We help treat symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), self-injury, schizophrenia, school truancy and other mental health conditions.

If you or your child is feeling sad, overwhelmed or anxious, start a conversation with a doctor who listens. Our mental health specialists are committed to delivering compassionate support to children, teens and adults.

Your mental health is an important part of your overall health and wellness. Talk with a mental health specialist if you are experiencing:

  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol or substance dependance
  • Changes in your appetite
  • Depression or sadness
  • Excessive worry or fear
  • Family or relationship difficulties
  • Feeling sad or down
  • Hallucinations
  • Inability to do daily activities
  • Mood changes or mood swings
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Trouble concentrating

If someone is experiencing severe mental or emotional distress, professional care is necessary and urgent. A person experiencing a mental or emotional health crisis should go directly to the emergency room or call 911.

Connecting you with mental health specialists

Our psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed counselors specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of many mental illnesses, including:

  • Anxiety disorders, including PTSD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD
  • Panic attacks
  • Phobias
  • Schizophrenia
  • School anxiety
  • Self-injury

Internship Opportunities

Jump-start your career in psychology, social work or counseling with practical experience in a dynamic community mental health setting.

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Care is always available, whenever you need us

At Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Arlington Heights we offer in-person and virtual visits with your doctor. All outpatient therapists are professional clinicians, with an expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), anxiety, mood disorders and interpersonal relationships. Additional services and availability include:

  • Bilingual care team
  • Yoga certification
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Trauma training
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)

Our mental health services include:

  • 1-1 counseling with a psychiatrist, psychologist or licensed counselor
  • Bullying and domestic violence prevention
  • Case management services
  • Group behavioral therapy
  • Intensive/psychosocial recovery programs
  • Marriage and family counseling
  • Medication management
  • Pediatric mental health services
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation
  • School counseling

Partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs

Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health provides a short-term (2–4 week) outpatient program which combines individual therapy, a group therapy and medication management by a psychiatrist. This program is for adults 18 and older who are experiencing an increase in anxiety and depression symptoms, or those needing a medication change. Groups are offered daily from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Patients learn how to cope with symptoms and learn strategies to help manage their mental health.

***Transportation may be provided to limited areas on an individual basis.

Vocational services

  • Screening of work skills
  • Career path development
  • Assistance with job search and application process
  • Assistance with resume and interview preparation
  • Mediating communication with employers
  • Post-employment assistance

Transitional Living Program (TLP)

Our Transitional Living Program (TLP) helps you prepare for living independently within a safe, therapeutic environment. Your counselors will support and guide you every step of the way. Sliding-scale rents are available for residents of Wheeling and Palatine townships and are based on income level. The average length of stay is 12–18 months.

  • On-site apartment living to ease the transition to independent living
  • Therapeutic programming to help develop coping strategies and skills
  • Ongoing case management, with regular evaluations to ensure individualized care
  • Symptom monitoring
  • Medication monitoring and education

Our Community Integrated Living Arrangement Program (CILA) is long-term permanent housing designed to provide 24-hour support.

Reaching out for support is the first step to feeling better. Call us today.