American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Brain Research Foundation

Career in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Cease Fire Chicago
Call CeaseFire Chicago at 1-866-TO-CEASE (866-862-3273), toll-free, 24 hrs

Center for Parent and Teen Communication
The CPTC uses the best of science on youth development and parenting to support healthy family relationships and empower parents to effectively guide teens to be their best selves. CPTC is committed to strengthening family relationships and building youth who will possess the character strengths that will prepare them for healthy, successful, and meaningful lives. We need them to lead us into the future!

Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Trials Network

Chicago Child Psychiatry Yahoo Group

Children and Adults with AD/HD

Chicago Children's Advocacy Center 

1240 S. Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60608
phone: (312) 492-3700
fax: (312) 492-3760

Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
(Interdisciplinary response to child abuse victims and their families in a child-friendly environment)

Crisis and Referral Entry Services - gatekeeper to SASS agencies
(800) 345-9049

Department of Mental Health, DHS (Chicago) 

Drug Enforcement Administration
DEA call center 800-882-9539

Elite Rehab Placement--Treatment for Teenagers 

Facts for Families - AACAP
One-page information sheets on child and adolescent development, and issues concerning behavioral, mental, or developmental disorders.

Family First Intervention

Fast Facts About Mental Illness:
Illinois Addiction and Inpatient Drug Rehab
Illinois Addiction Resources 
Illinois Children's Mental Health Partnership
ICMHP is state funded to develop a comprehensive, integrated children's mental health system of care for Illinois.

Illinois Council of the American Academy of Pediatrics
2004 collaboration between IL pediatricians and child psychiatrists

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
(Psychotropic medication consent forms)
DCFS Consent Team phone 312-814-2791,
fax 312-814-4128 or 312 814-7015

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
(License Renewal)

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
(Forms for Rx prior approval and refill too soon requests)
Telephone hotline 800-252-8942
Fax to hotline 217-524-7264 or 217-524-0404

Illinois Doc Assist Program
1-866-986-ASST (2778)
The mission of the Illinois DocAssist Program is to improve the ability of primary care providers to screen, diagnose and treat the mental health and substance use problems of children and youth ages 21 and under. Through free problem-based consultations, referrals, educational workshops and technical assistance, DocAssist is working to ultimately improve the pediatric mental health care of Illinois children.

Illinois Mental Health Summit
The Summit tries to preserve and increase funding of mental health services.

Illinois Psychiatric Society
Local branch of American Psychiatric Association
60th Institute on Psychiatric Services, 10/2/08-10/5/08, Chicago

Institute for Juvenile Research
To help primary care clinicians address mental health and substance use problems of children and youth IJR, established in 1909, was the first child guidance clinic and the second organized psychology training program in the nation. It was also one of the first sites for training child psychiatrists.

JC's Recovery Center--Family Program
This program is focused on helping the family members and loved ones deal with the stressors of addiction but also to support and enable them to be a source of healing and recovery.

The Josselyn Center
The Josselyn Center’s mission is to provide mental health services that make lives better for our clients, their families and the community. 
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greater Chicago

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia And Depression

National Institute of Mental Health

National Practicing Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Workforce Map (revised)
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

Ounce of Prevention Fund
Strives to give children born into poverty a chance for success in school and in life, by investing in them during their earliest years.

Legislative affairs: Carey McCann
(312) 922-3863

Parents' Med Guide - AACAP

Physicians' Med Guide - AACAP (Chicago)
Top Chicago Addiction Recovery Centers: Reviews and Ratings

The Recovery Village (Chicago)
S.A.S.S. - C.A.R.E.S.
Screening, Assessment and Supportive Services
To request emergency on-site screening and intervention, call CARES at:
(800) 345-9049
Smoking Among College Students
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Voices for Illinois Children

"Say It Out Loud"
A public awareness campaign promoting good mental health in Illinois.

For more information, please contact ICCAP at