Use This Platform To Find Mental Health
Support For Teenagers In Greater Chicago
Are you a young person struggling
with your mental health, or the parent
of a teenager who is suffering? This
charity in Greater Chicago has
launched a new service to help you
find a professional tailored for you.
The Mental Health Association of
Greater Chicago have launched
their new service provider platform
to help those in the area that are
struggling with mental health and
The charity aims to use education-based
strategies to inform young people,
parents, and administrators of the
techniques available to help combat
mental illness and launched their new
service to allow you to find mental health
support providers in your local area.
In the US, almost 50% of
adolescents are living with
mental illness, and some with
The system allows you to search for
service providers by filtering for a
wide range of factors including age,
approach, language, payment,
therapist gender, and cultural
group, among many others.
MHAGC are focused on education
and also provide teacher-friendly
mental-health focused curriculums for
educators to use in their lessons,
including the ‘Learning2Live’ course
and the ‘2Tough2Bully’ course.
Their ‘Effective Parenting’ program
is designed to educate parents and
help you create a positive
approach by developing skills and
raising awareness to generate a
nurturing home environment.
The non-profit organization was
founded in 1957 and followed the
tenants of Clifford Beers, who, after
seeking various mental health
treatments, dedicated his life to
treating mental illness and improving
mental health services.
A spokesperson for the charity said that
their vision is: "To significantly reduce the
stigma and prejudice associated with
mental illness by being the leading national
resource provider promoting brain health
and developing strategies towards
individual mental wellness."
MHAGC are the charity that
you can trust to find a
practitioner to help you and