Resources that may help support you and your loved ones as everyone begins to heal.

Please find below a list of resources that clients have found useful in support of their recovery.

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 Al-Anon Family Groups:  www.al-anon.org 

Help and Hope for families and friends of alcoholics

 Alcoholics Anonymous:  www.chicagoaa.org 

Chicago Area Alcoholics Anonymous

 Centre for Clinical Interventions:   http://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/mhp.cfm   

Information Handouts, worksheets and workbooks for mental health practitioners interested in cognitive behavioral approaches to psychological interventions.

 Chicago Jewish Elderly:   www.cje.net

Since 1972, CJE SeniorLife has enhanced the lives of older adults and their families through a comprehensive network that includes housing, health care, community services, health and wellness education, life enrichment program and applied research.

Circle of Parents:   http://circleofparents.disscada.com/resources/parenting-resources  

Prevent child abuse and neglect and strengthen families through mutual self-help parent support groups.

Families for Depression Awareness:  www.familyaware.org

Families for Depression Awareness helps families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides.  They offer education, training, and support to unite families and help them heal while coping with mood disorders.

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Mental Health America:  www.nmha.org

A community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

National Eating Disorders Association:  www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.  NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures, and access to quality care.

North Shore Senior Center:  www.nssc.org

The mission of North Shore Senior Center is to foster the independence and well-being of older adults, enhance their dignity and self respect, and promote their participation in and contribution toward all aspects of community life.

The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation:  www.bpkids.org

For Bipolar kids and adults who need to lose weight.

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance:  www.dbsalliance.org

DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

The Lilac Tree:  www.lilactree.org

Separation and divorce is complicated.  The Lilac Tree provides support for individuals at any stage of this process.

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The National Institute of Mental Health:  www.nimh.nih.gov

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness:  www.nami.org

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a national mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.