Outpatient Services

The DuPage County Health Department provides outpatient community mental health services to adults age 18 and older with mental illness and/or a history of a serious mental illness.

Eligibility

Any individual who needs help with mental illness and emotional difficulties and often finds it difficult to function in one or more critical life areas may be eligible for services or community referrals. These areas include:

  • Emotional
  • Family
  • Financial
  • Physical
  • Social
  • Work

Goals and Beliefs

Our counselors will meet with you to talk about your situation, determine eligibility and connect you to the services and community resources that may be helpful in meeting your needs.

We believe in providing services that are:

  • Community-based
  • Culturally and linguistically competent
  • Person-centered
  • Recovery-oriented
  • Trauma-informed

Services

Some of the services available include:

  • Case Management and Community Support Services to help you connect to resources, including home and community visits when needed
  • Comprehensive Assessment of Needs and Strengths
  • Counseling:
    • Family
    • Group
    • Individual
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Individualized Person-Centered Treatment Plan
  • Psychiatry: available for adults who are participating in counseling, including medication management

FAQ

How to I schedule services?

  • The first step to receiving services is to contact Intake and Referral. The staff at Intake will do an initial screening to determine what services you qualify for and help connect you to those services. To schedule an intake appointment, please call 630-682-7400.

What is the cost for services?

  • Fees for outpatient mental health services are partially covered by Medicaid, Medicaid MCO's, or Medicare. A fee scale will be used based on individual circumstances, along with assistance to apply for benefits if uninsured. If you are assessed with a fee, please pay at time of service and at a minimum.