CURRENTLY, WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FOR GROUP THERAPY DUE TO CAPACITY
Struggling with depression or anxiety? Need someone to talk to about your gender identity or a recent trauma? Howard Brown Health provides mental health services are tailored to your needs.
Our team of counselors, social workers, and psychologists offer individual, relationship, and group therapies from a trauma-informed lens.
Our services include:
- Psychiatry: Medical treatment that focuses on mental health. A psychiatrist diagnoses your condition and prescribes medications and other treatments to assist with mental wellness.
- Therapy/Counseling: Meet with a psychologist to learn to cope with difficult situations. They offer varying types of therapies including talk therapy.
- Crisis Intervention: In-clinic support during a difficult situation causing a mental or behavioral health issue. This might include thoughts of self-harm, addiction management, trauma, or grief of a loss.
- Behavioral Health Provider: Short-term support in collaboration with your primary care provider around behavior change, mental health concerns, and connection to other behavioral health services. Talk to your primary care provider for more information.
Behavioral health issues like depression, anxiety, or substance use are common globally. Evidence shows that care models coming from a team approach between medical and behavioral health are most effective.
Howard Brown offers mental health treatments within the primary care setting to be most accessible for patients.
Survivors of intimate partner violence should call 773.388.8882 for immediate assistance.
Crisis Intervention Services
A behavioral health crisis is any situation in which a person’s thoughts, emotions, and behaviors can put them at risk of harming themselves or others and/or limits their ability to care for themselves or access food, clothing, shelter, or medical care. If you’re experiencing a behavioral health crisis, you may be experiencing acute substance use needs and/or psychosis.
The Howard Brown Health crisis team is available to see you in the moment to intervene and help you plan for a path towards wellness. You can visit our Sheridan, Clark, or 63rd St. clinics to get connected to a crisis worker in person, or come to any of our other locations to connect virtually. You can also call 773.388.1600 and ask to speak with a crisis worker during our hours of operation.
Crisis Line Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Crisis therapists are behavioral health professionals with a master’s level or higher who specialize in trauma-informed care and brief therapy.
The crisis team also staffs our Violence Reduction Program’s phone line 773.388.8882. You can speak with a therapist during our work hours or a leave a message after hours and a therapist will call you back the next work day about your interest in our VRP programming at Howard Brown Health.
At this time the Crisis Line is only staffed for our hours of operation. If you need urgent help and cannot access our team please use the National Suicide Hotline 1.800.273.8255 (open 24/7), the Illinois Domestic Violence hotline at 877.863.6339 (open 24/7) or call 311 (for non-urgent social service support) or 911 (for immediate emergency response).