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Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Melrose Park

Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Melrose Park

  • Mental Health


Monday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday : Closed

Personalized care for emotional and mental health

Specialists at Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Melrose Park Casa Esperanza in Melrose Park, IL, provide compassionate care and support.

If you or your child is feeling sad, overwhelmed or anxious, start a conversation with a doctor who listens. Our mental health specialists at Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Melrose Park 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
  • Panic attacks
  • Phobias

Care is always available, whenever you need us

At Ascension Illinois - Center for Mental Health Melrose Park we offer extended and weekend hours, and virtual visits with your doctor, from the comfort of your home. Our mental health services include:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) day program (provides structure and routine for clients that suffer from severe mental illness and or dual diagnosis)
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Medication management
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Parenting classes (12-week group)
  • Short-term, long-term and transitional housing
  • Crisis services (24-hour crisis intervention and psychiatric pre-screening)
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Driving under the influence (DUI) program
  • Anger management treatment
  • Partner abuse intervention
  • Westchester Drop-In Center (peer-led support program)
  • Strengthening Families Program (lessons include communication skills, effective discipline and reinforcing positive behaviors)
  • Pre-assessment screening (PAS)
  • Pre-admission screenings for nursing home placement
  • Misdemeanor deferred prosecution program (MDPP)
  • Mental health court-care management program

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