Our Mission

Mental Health America of the North Shore improves the mental health of children, adults, and families in Chicago’s northern suburbs through education, advocacy, and service because we believe that good mental health is critical to overall health.

We educate to raise awareness and reduce stigma.
We empower youth and families to pursue mental wellness.
We advocate for policies that support mental health.


Art work from our Essay and Multimedia Contest from 2013-2016.

Many people take steps to protect their physical health, but there is no health without mental health. JOIN US in raising awareness and ending the stigma.

1 in 4 Americans live with a mental health diagnosis.

2/3 of all young people do not receive the treatment they need.

Mental health problems are treatable and preventable.

¿Interested In A Confidential Screening?

Are you concerned about your mental health? If so, taking one of our confidential screenings will help you decide if you should seek professional help. Below are several mental health screening tools that are quick and easy to use. Take advantage of our open resources now & don’t wait for later! 

DEPRESSION > ANXIETY > BIPOLAR >

PSTD > YOUTH >

PARENT > ALCOHOL OR SUBSTANCE USE > PSYCHOSIS >