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Support Groups - Greater Chicago

Support Groups - Greater Chicago

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Support groups for individuals and families living with depression or bipolar disorder.

Services Offered

Mental Health • Bipolar Disorder • Depression • Peer Support • Caregiver Support • Support Groups

Description

Peer support groups for people living with depression or bipolar disorder, and their family and friends. Support groups are held in the following locations:

Andersonville/Uptown: Located at 1650 W Foster Avenue in Chicago, IL. This group meets weekly

Berwyn Library: Located at 2701 South Harlem Avenue in Berwyn, IL. In the 2nd floor board room. This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 1:00pm. Please call John Ross at (708) 856-1992 prior to attending a meeting here. Free adjacent parking and public transportation are available.

Brookfield: Located at 8820 Brookfield Avenue in Brookfield, IL. This group meets every Friday at 7:00pm and on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at 12:00pm. Please call John Ross at (708) 856-1992 prior to attending a meeting here. Free adjacent parking and public transportation are available. Enter through the Police Department side entrance, wave to the dispatcher, and proceed to the lower level and down the hall to Conference Room C.

Devon Bank: Located at 6445 North Western Avenue in Chicago, IL. In the lower level of Devon Bank. This group meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30pm. The meeting is for consumers,consumer's friends and family (individuals younger than 18 years of age are permitted at this meeting). No meetings on bank holidays.

Evanston Hospital: Located at 2650 Ridge Avenue in Evanston, IL (please check with the hospital concierge for the room number). This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4:00pm and on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. Garage parking is available for $3.50 for 2 hours, and public transportation is available If you have any questions about this group - please contact Judy Sturm at (847) 359-4140.

Northwestern Hospital: Located at 251 East Huron Street in Chicago, IL. In room 2-716 of the Feinberg Pavilion. This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm. Parking is reduced with validation, and public transportation is available. If you have any questions about this group - please contact Marty Heller at (847) 831-0287.

Palatine Library: Located at 700 North Ct, Palatine, IL 60067. This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm. If you have any questions about this group - please contact Judy Sturm at (847) 359-4140.

Location

251 E. Huron St., Feinberg Pavilion, Room 2-716, Chicago, IL 60611 41.8946401 -87.6211275

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English

Eligibility

  • All support groups are offered free of charge and are open to anyone 18 years of age or older, as well as their family and friends.

    Payment

  • This service is free

    Age

  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

  • Walk in, no need to preregister.
  • Prior to attendance, read the Guide For First Time Visitors for more information about what to expect when you attend one of the groups.
  • For the Berwyn Library and Brookfield groups call the coordinator at (708) 856-1992 prior to attending a meeting.
  • Call (847) 359-4140 with any questions about the Evanston Hospital or Palatine Library groups.
  • Call 847) 831-0287 with any questions about the Northwestern Hospital group.

Other Locations

Brookfield
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
8820 Brookfield Ave., Lower Level
Brookfield, IL 60513
Devon Bank
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
6445 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Andersonville/Uptown
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
1650 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
Northwestern Hospital
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
251 E. Huron St., Feinberg Pavilion, Room 2-716
Chicago, IL 60611
St. Benedict The African Church
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
6550 S. Harvard Ave.
Chicago, IL 60621
Main Office
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
6666 N. Western Ave.
Chicago , IL 60645
Evanston Hospital
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
2650 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
Palatine Library
Program Phone: (773) 465-3280
700 North Ct.
Palatine, IL 60067