People frequently come to see us in person when they don’t feel comfortable talking by phone, or when they just like to see somebody face-to-face to talk about what’s bothering them.
Respite is a service where people in crisis come and stay at our program. Most people stay 1-2 weeks, but some people stay a little longer, and some a little less.
While here, you will attend daily groups to help you find more effective ways to cope with your symptoms or situation, and recover from your crisis. You will be seen by our psychiatrist, and treated with medication if appropriate.
To be admitted, you must be a Lake County resident, age 18 or over, and be experiencing a mental health crisis.
Who is eligible?
Services are available to Lake County residents, at least 18 years of age.
What is the cost?
Fees are based on level of income and number of dependents. A sliding fee schedule based on national poverty levels is available for Lake County residents.
Hours of service and location
Walk-ins are welcomed at the program office: 3002 Grand Avenue in Waukegan. Call or come by to learn more. Crisis Intervention services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For more information, please call the Crisis Care Program at 847.377.8088 (TTY 847.360.2905).