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During COVID-19, because
Together We Thrive
As we all take steps to increase our vigilance against corona virus, the Algonquin Road office is closed and the Community Collaboration team is diligently working remotely until further notice.
Cook County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Visit the cook County Department of Public Health website to learn more about the COVID-19 Vaccination.
LEARN MORE NOW:
Stay up to date on the latest Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) information and response at CDC.gov.
Kenneth Young Center Therapists are now doing tele-therapy!The following groups have been added in response to COVID-19
Emotional Support Groups for:
(1) Middle Schoolers (2) High Schoolers
Psycho-Educational Group for youth ages 13-18
E-Learning Support for:
(1) Middle Schoolers and (2) High Schoolers.
All groups are meeting via Zoom, effectively immediately. For more information call (847)-524-8800.
If you are concerned that a child or adolescent is experiencing a psychiatric crisis and may be in imminent risk of harm to themselves or others, call the CARES line immediately at (800) 345‑9049.
GET CONNECTED TO A LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER ANYWHERE IN ILLINOIS
or “HABLAR” to
YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
TO CONNECT WITH KENNETH YOUNG CENTER DIRECTLY CALL (847)542-8800
RECOVERY SUPPORT SERVICES
Narcan (Naloxone) training and supplies for the community.
For more information on how to receive supplies, or setup a free Narcan training, contact Daryl Pass at
(224)- 229- 7456.
SMART Recovery Meetings, via Zoom
SMART Recovery is a peer-led, non-clinical program aimed for participants to achieve a healthy, positive and balanced lifestyle change while navigating substance use/alcohol dependence and other addictive behaviors.
Adults (ages 18+) - Saturdays 10a-11:30a
Youth (up to age 18) - Thursdays 4:30pm-6p
LGBTQ+(ages 17+) - Mondays 5:30p-7p
CLICK HERE for more information on Kenneth Young Center’s SMART Recovery meetings and how to register.
Sign up for our events
Fill out this form to hear about our groups, events and trainings for:
Middle school youth
High school youth
Young adults (18-24)
Parents and families of LGBTQ+ youth
Businesses and organizations
For questions, please contact:
Follow us on Tik Tok, Instagram, and Twitter: @kyc_lgbtqcenter
TEENS: WE UNDERSTAND
AND WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!
Click here to check out our teen resource guide to get connected with resources in your community!
UNUSED OR EXPIRED
If you have unused or expired prescription drugs in your home,it is important to discard them, to avoid misuse of the medications.
Amidst COVID-19, there are still places in your community that you can discard your prescription drugs. To name a few, the Schaumburg Police Department and Elk Grove Police Department are open 24/7 with drop-off boxes located in the main lobby of the departments.
Click Here for more drop-off locations
If you or a loved one is struggling with substance use, call the Illinois Helpline at 833-2FINDHELP.
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