Redeploy Illinois Program Description The mission of the Redeploy Illinois program is to reduce the incidence of juvenile incarceration in the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ). The LaSalle County Redeploy program began serving youth in 2012. In 2013 the program was expanded to include Bureau and Grundy counties, covering the entire Illinois 13th Judicial Read More →

Celebrate Family Day on Monday, September 26, and every day! If there was a tool for keeping your kids healthy, well-adjusted, and drug-free, wouldn’t you want to have it? Organizers from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse think every parent should have that tool.  And that’s why they started a national initiative called Read More →

Medical Marijuana Law Training The Behavioral Health Alliance (BHA) of Grundy County is planning to hold a 4-hour seminar on Medical Marijuana Law in Illinois presented by Bruce Talbot, B.S., M.P.A. The seminar will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2016, from noon to 4 p.m., at Minooka Fire Station 2, 7901 E. Minooka Road. Read More →

    The January 26, 2016, Behavioral Health Alliance of Grundy County Meeting will feature a presentation on Self-Harm.  The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at the Canalport Conference Room, 520 W. Illinois Ave. Paige Salomone, Hospital-School Liaison for Riverside Behavioral Services in Kankakee, will help participants understand the underlying issues for self-harm Read More →

Excerpted from the Morris Herald-News, Monday, October 5, 2015 (www.morrisherald-news.com) By LAUREN LEONE–CROSS – lleonecross@shawmedia.com MORRIS – The Grundy County Health Department has secured a federal grant to support a new program aimed at curbing youth substance abuse and mental health issues by training adults to detect and respond to depression’s early warning signs. The three-year, Read More →

* This article was excerpted from Morris Herald News on December 5, 2015 By LAUREN LEONE–CROSS – lleonecross@shawmedia.com JOLIET – The number of veterans from Will, Grundy and other counties seeking mental health treatment through Edward Hines’ Joliet Community Based Outpatient Clinic continues to rise.  The VA clinic at 1201 Eagle St. in Joliet has, during Read More →