The Lyons Township Mental Health Commission is one of approximately sixty-six community mental health boards in Illinois.  Boards are generally organized on a county basis except in suburban Cook County where there are a limited number of mental health boards in suburban townships.  In addition to Lyons Township, these include Berwyn Township, Cicero Township, Hanover Township, Proviso Township and Riverside Township.  There are no mental health boards in the City of Chicago or elsewhere in Cook County.


9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

On July 16, 2022,  individuals experiencing a crisis or any other kind of emotional distress- whether that is related to suicide, mental health and/or substance use crisis can dial 988 for support. The Lifeline provides information and support to concerned family, friends, and caregivers.

At the beginning of the call, callers have the option to select the Veterans Crisis Line or the Spanish language Crisis Line. If the caller with an Illinois area code does not select either of those options, they will be routed to an Illinois Lifeline Call Center. If after 3 minutes, the call is not answered by a live person, the caller is routed to the NSPL backup affiliate network, which includes call centers that operate in other states.



Health Connection Hub (The HUB):

The HUB is a closed-loop referral database that helps connect community members to the behavioral health and other social services that they need. 


Crisis Text Line

Start the conversation.  Text NOW to 741741.  Free, 24/7, confidential support wit a atrained crises counselor (aka a real-life human being ready to listen)



Illinois Tobacco Quitline

For information on smoking cessation, resources, or other assistance.



Rotary Club of LaGrange

To help support the efforts of the many non-profit organizations in our community the Rotary Club of LaGrange, with the help of Western Springs and Brookfield-Riverside Rotary and using a grant from The Rotary Foundation, created a video showcasing the services offered by several of our social service agencies. 



Kiwanis Club of LaGrange

Find new ways to get to know people in your community. Connect with others—get involved in projects that change lives.  Kiwanis is all about making friends—and making an impact—in your local community, so you've come to the right place.



Illinois Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Do you live in Illinois and have a teen or adult child with a developmental disability -- autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, cognitive impairment, Down Syndrome or other?

Many of us have worked and continue to work toward a broader, more comprehensive menu of services, supports and funding strategies in Illinois. But IN THE MEANTIME, our children get older and age out of the public school systems. We need to be empowered, as families, to forge collaborative ventures with other families and interested civic, business or professional leaders in our local areas…to make real, positive changes in our local communities so that our young people do not exit special education with nothing to do.


Community Mental Health, Developmentally Disabled and Substance Abuse

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The State of Illinois Consumer Affairs has a toll-free hotline to address any questions involving Illinois government and services: 1-855-IL-ASK-US  ♦  (1-855-452-7587)




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