Mental Health

Children, adolescents, and adults can learn skills to adjust to divorce, alleviate depression or anxiety, improve parenting, control anger, increase self-esteem or recover from a mental illness. 

Don’t be afraid to reach out if you or someone you know needs help. Learning all you can about mental health is an important first step.

For more information, call the Mental Health division during regular business hours.
Phone (618) 242-1510 option 2

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Professional staff help individuals and families identify problems and strengths and to learn new and more effective ways of coping.

Crisis Intervention

Professional staff provide compassionate assistance to callers with emergency situations.

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Community Support

Community Support Group (CSG) provides opportunities to manage and recover from a serious and persistent mental illness. You will receive individual and group support, skills training, learn symptom management and the proper use of medication.

Intensive Case Management for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness

Staff assist eligible individuals and families with skills related to personal care, community living, home management, accessing medical care and medication management. We will provide supportive counseling and encouragement.

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For more information about our Mental Health Services, call the Mental Health division during regular business hours.
Phone (618) 242-1510 option 2

Additional Resources

NAMI’s support and public education efforts are focused on educating America about mental illness, offering resources to those in need, and insisting that mental illness become a high national priority. The Web Site provides easy-to-understand information about mental illnesses, mental health care, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to improve the lives of individuals living with mental and substance use disorders, and their families.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Illinois created IDHS in 1997, to provide our state's residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, and others who face multiple challenges to self-sufficiency. is the U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.

OK2TALK is a community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope.

Mental Health America (MHA) - founded in 1909 - is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it; with recovery as the goal.

Founded in 1979, ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.