Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and while the team at Plan B believes it’s important to focus on mental health year-round, we want to take this time specifically to highlight important resources available to anyone dealing with mental health issues in the Chicago area.

NAMI Chicago

Helpline: (833) 626-4244

NAMI Chicago is an organization built on the pillars of equity, health, home, purpose, and community to fight for families and individuals impacted by mental health conditions. “NAMI Chicago educates to fight stigma and discrimination, fiercely advocates for our community, and shares hope, connection, and expertise with people on their mental health journey.”

C4 Community of Counseling Centers of Chicago

Helpline: (773) 769-0600

C4 is a behavioral health resource with locations throughout Chicagoland dedicated to helping everyone get access to the mental health services and care they may need. Their mission is to provide quality, trauma-informed, and culturally relevant behavioral health services tailored to the strength, vision, and diversity of the communities they serve.


NoStigmas is a mental health advocacy group built by and for those whose lives are affected by mental illness and suicide. It is a peer support network working to foster a culture of inclusion and empowerment and eliminate the shame and isolation sometimes associated with mental health struggles.


Thresholds is an organization working to provide services and resources to anyone struggling with serious mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders in Illinois. With over 30 innovative programs and more than 75 locations throughout the Chicago area, Thresholds serves a variety of demographics dealing with mental health struggles as well as employment and housing issues.

If you or a loved one is struggling with mental illness or substance abuse, please remember no one is alone in their fight. There are countless resources available to help in any way.

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