Mental Health

Adolescent Loss Due to Addiction
Support Group
103 W Jefferson Morris, Illinois 60450

This 6 week session provided by Kathy Cherven RN, LCPC loss and grief counseling helps families understand the challenges they faced through their child’s addiction and the emotions of grief.

Issues: Coping Skills, Grief, Trauma and PTS

(815) 945 – 8098

Al-Anon is a support group that provides individuals with encouragement and understanding who have been associated with an alcoholic.

Alateen Teen Groups
Alateen Teen Groups
Addiction Treatment
Joliet Alano Club Joliet, IL

Alateen teen groups are for teens who have a heavy drinker in the family.   (Ages 10-18)

Saturdays 10:30 A.M.
Alcoholics Anonymous District 51
Alcoholism Recovery
1210 Wauponsee St, Morris, IL 60450

This group of men and women provide encouragement to one another through sharing their stories and offering advice on how to recover from alcoholism.

See Link for Dates and Times of Meetings
(815) 942-8005
AA District 51
Angels of Hope
Angels of Hope
1043 Ferrari Drive, Coal City, IL 60416

If you are dealing with the loss of a child or the burden of infertility we want to help in any way we can.

Anger Management
Anger Management
PO Box 1824 Kankakee, lL 60901-1824

Kankakee County Coalition Against Domestic Violence #

Kankakee County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Contact: Karen
Fax: (815) 935-3551

Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center, Inc.
Crisis Intervention
409 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60435 or 1777 E. Court St., Kankakee, IL 60901

Aunt Martha’s community-based services promote healthy lifestyles, strengthen communities, and improve the self-sufficiency of youth and families.  Community-based services are available in Joliet and Kankakee, services include: education and life skills, new parent support, employment training, family and youth crisis services, homeless services, and juvenile justice. 

815-768-8750 or 815-937-0100
Bereavement Support Group
Grief Counseling
Grundy Community Volunteer Hospice 518 W. Illinois Ave. Morris IL

After losing a loved one, members seeking support and a safe environment to share their feelings and stories find comfort in the bereavement support group through Hospice.

Second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Breaking Free
Breaking Free
Addiction Treatment
120 Gale St., Aurora, IL 60506

Counseling for adolescents, adults, and families struggling with substance abuse. 

Breathers’ Support Group
Family Birthing Suites Classroom at Morris Hospital

This is for anyone who has been diagnosed with chronic lung disease who wishes to be involved in a general discussion about how to handle their illness by listening to a 20 minutes educational topic.  It is also an opportunity for each member to help encourage one another.  The sessions will be lead by a respiratory therapist.

See Link for dates and times of Meetings
Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery
Support Group
Nazarene Church
118 E Jefferson St, Morris, IL 60450
Thursdays at 6 PM
(815) 942-2000
Chestnut Health Systems
Addiction Treatment, Mental Health Counseling
829 Campus Drive, Joliet, IL. 60435

For more than 40 years Chestnust Health Systems has offered a broad array of behavioral health care services to residents in Illinois.

Services include:

Addiction treatment services for adolescents and adults (inpatient and outpatient)
Prevention Services
Mental health counseling and housing

Choices Clinic Ottawa Community Hospital
1000 E. Norris Drive Ottawa, IL 61360

Behavioral health program for adults and seniors.  Choices offers compassionate care on the road to recovery.

Must have a referral from Ottawa Regional Hospital Doctor

815-433-3100 Ask for Choices Clinic
Crossroads Counseling Services

Crossroads Counseling Services helps the needs of every individual.


1802  N. Division St. Morris, IL 60450 (815) 731-9100

601 W. Norris Dr., Ste B, Ottawa, IL 61350 (815) 433-5101

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression Treatment
333 N Madison St Joliet IL 60435

For people who struggle with depression this support group gives encouragement and helps educate those suffering.

Second and forth Wednesday of each month
Grundy Community Volunteer Hospice
Hospice Care
518 W. Illinois Ave., Morris, IL 60450

Provides physical, social, emotional, and spiritual assistance to terminally ill patients and their families.  

Grundy County Caregiver Support Group
Support Group
Grundy County Administration Building
1320 Union Street, Morris IL

This support group is for any caregiver who is attending to a senior who suffers from a mental or physical illness such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or cancer.

First Tuesday of every month from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Grundy County Health Department
Grundy County Administration Building
1320 Union St., Morris, IL 60450
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
Cancer Support Group
Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6, Morris

People with head and neck cancer or a history of head and neck cancer find consolation in this support group which helps individuals find community in others dealing with similar challenges.

Third Monday of the month 2-3 p.m.
Heart Failure Support Group
Heart Support Group
Whitman Assembly Room 2 at Morris Hospital

This support group combines a 15 minute educational presentation and advice for participants on how to live with their condition.

See link for dates and times of Meetings
I Can Cope
I Can Cope
Cancer Support Group
Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6, Morris

This support group is for individuals suffering from cancer and their friends and families.  Topics differ depending on what month it is.  View the website for future topics, dates and times.

Joliet Area Community Hospice
250 Water Stone Cirlce, Joliet, IL 60431
Main Office 815-740-4104; Hospice Home 815-460-3225; 24 hour Toll Free 800-360-1817
L.O.S.S. (Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide)
Mental Health Treatment
See Link for meeting place

For those who have lost a family member or a friend to suicide, this group offers a place of comfort to share their experiences.

The third Wednesday of every month, 7 – 9 pm
Call 815-723-0331
Lighthouse Counseling
275 S. Broadway Coal City, IL 60416
Linden Oaks Outpatient Psychiatric & Therapy Service
Plainfield Medical Office Building
127th & Van Dyke Plainfield, IL

The doctors at Linden Oaks specialize in behavioral disorders including depression, substance abuse, attention deficit disorders, etc.

Look Good, Feel Better
Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6, Morris

This program through Morris Hospital was created for women enduring cancer treatment.  Train volunteer cosmetologists come and teach the women how to deal with the side effects of cancer treatment which alter their appearance.  Free cosmetic kits are offered to individuals who participate.  See the link to the website for future dates and times.

Narcotics Anonymous Illinois
Addiction Treatment
317 Goold Park Drive Morris, IL 60450-1721

This group helps support men and women who have a drug problem.

See URL for times
National Alliance for Mental Illness Will-Grundy (NAMI)
417 W. Taylor Street, Suite 2E, Joliet, IL 60435

Supports individuals with mental illness as well as their families through education, advocacy, and outreach.

North Central Behavioral Center
Behavioral Center
727 Etna Road, Ottawa, IL 61360

Also offers DBT Group 1-815-224-1010

Parkinson’s Support Group
Parkinson’s Care
Provina Physical Rehab & Sports Injury Center 2132 Jefferson St. Joliet IL

This support group is for those suffering from Parkinson’s and their family members.

Third Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7:20 pm
Perinatal Bereavement Group
Support Group
St. Joseph Medical Center

A support group for families who have lost a child due to a miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, or death after birth.

2nd Monday of every month at 7 P.M.
815-72507133 ext 3474
Senior Division-Grundy County Health Department
Grundy County Administration Building
1320 Union Street, Morris, IL 60450

Provides a variety of support and services to Grundy residents 60 and older and their caregivers.  

Monday-Friday 8 AM-4 PM
Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones
Supportive services include education and involvement of family members and significant others as well as recovery support following treatment. Services are highly rated by persons served and other service providers.
1621 Theodore Street, Joliet, IL 60435

Stepping Stones provides professional alcoholism and substance abuse treatment to persons suffering from the disease of addiction, even if persons served are unable to pay for the cost of the services. Treatment is based on the belief that a substance use disorder is a treatable illness and not a moral failure.


Individualized treatment planning is provided within a variety of licensed and accredited programs:

·         Intensive Residential

·         Extended Residential

·         Intensive Outpatient

·         Outpatient

·         Recovery Homes.

Stepping Stones is fully accredited at the highest level by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Stroke & Aphasia Support Group
Support Group
Whitman Assembly Room 1 at Morris Hospital

For those who have had a stroke and are dealing with the difficulties that come with it, this support group provides constant support for these individuals and their families.

See link for dates and times
Stroke Support Group
Mental Health after a Stroke
Leeza’s Place at Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center 50 Uno Place Joliet IL 60435

This is a support group for stroke survivors and their families.

Last Thursday of every month at 3 p.m.
Suicide Hotline I Veterans Crisis Line


Caregiver Support Group
Grundy County Administration Building
1320 Union St., Morris, IL 60450

Support group for any caregiver who is attending to an individual that is 60 and older.

First Tuesday of each month from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.