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Behavioral Health Services 

If you’re facing an emotional or mental health issue, substance abuse or addiction, Northwestern Medicine offers personalized inpatient and outpatient care to help put you on the path to recovery.

Couple sitting at parkNorthwestern Medicine offers comprehensive evaluations and treatments for a full range of behavioral health disorders in adolescents, teens and adults. Our specialists provide research-based treatments, care that’s tailored to your individual needs, one-on-one therapy and family involvement in the treatment process.


Northwestern Medicine offers coordinated inpatient and outpatient care to help you overcome emotional and mental health issues, substance abuse and addiction so you can lead a productive, healthy life. Specialized services include:

  • Treatment programs for teens and adults
  • Co-occurring services for adults facing both emotional issues and substance abuse
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)—a new alternative technology to treat severe depression
  • Individual, couple, family and group therapy
  • Psychological testing
  • Psychiatric subspecialties in addiction, geriatrics and forensics

For individuals suffering from behavioral health issues, Northwestern Medicine also offers a wide variety of support groups to meet your specific needs.

Learning the warning signs of emotional problems or substance abuse is the first step to getting the care you need. If you suspect a problem with yourself or someone you love, contact your physician.

Behavioral Health Care Centers


Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers comprehensive consultation, diagnosis and treatment of a full range of mental health disorders.


Northern Suburbs

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital offers patients and their families healing through counseling, education, support groups and pastoral care.


Western Suburbs

Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital offer comprehensive care, including inpatient, outpatient, and pediatric behavioral health services.


Greater DeKalb County

Greater DeKalb County offers a full range of behavioral health services for children, adolescents and families.


Northwest Suburbs

Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital provides inpatient psychiatric services, outpatient programs, and crisis services.




On a Relentless Pursuit of Better Medicine

Our integrated health system is dedicated to helping you get back to you. We provide compassionate care and leading-edge treatments throughout Chicagoland.

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