Resources

www.findhelplakecounty.org

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator: Find a treatment center near you.

Alcohol Screening: How much is too much?

Chicago Foundation for Women: raises and distributes funds to provide opportunities and promote solutions for women and girls.

Center for Prevention Research & Development: Research and Development aimed at anticipating and preventing individual and institutional failures in the fields of education and human services.

CESAR (Center for Substance Abuse Research) : The mission of CESAR is to inform policymakers, practitioners and the general public about substance abuse – its nature and extent, its prevention and treatment, and its relation to other problems.

College of Lake County Women’s Center: a local resource for consultation/referral to counseling, support/discussion groups, workshops, gender-specific resources, networking and community referrals, outreach programming, emergency financial assistance, celebrations and speakers on women’s and gender issues.

DrugWatch: a comprehensive website database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.

The Faces and Voices of Recovery: gives grassroots advocacy organizations a more prominent national voice. Recovery advocates are living proof that there are real solutions to addiction. “Recovery is a reality.”

Gam-Anon: 718-352-1671 – support for family members of problem gamblers.

Gamblers Anonymous: 312-346-1588 – support for problem gamblers.

GRASP: Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing – help, compassion, and understanding for individuals and families who have lost someone as a result of substance use or addiction.

Illinois Alliance on Problem Gambling

 

 

 

Illinois Council on Problem Gambling1-800-GAMBLING – Information and resources about problem gambling including an online quiz.

Illinois Secretary of State

19th Judicial Circuit Court

Lake County Chamber of Commerce

Lake County Regional Office of Education

National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention:the only Latino national organization dedicated solely to reducing the harm caused by alcohol and tobacco in the Latino community through research, policy analysis, community education, training and education dissemination.

AIDS Information Information about HIV/AIDS

National Council on Problem Gambling Information and resources on problem gambling.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You will be routed to the closest possible crisis center in your area.

Northern Illinois District 10 Alcoholics Anonymous serves the communities of Antioch, Fox Lake, Grayslake, Gurnee, Ingleside, Lake Villa, Libertyville, Lindenhurst, Mundelein, Praire View, Round Lake, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights, Vernon Hills. This site keeps you informed of meeting times and locations and special area events.

Outreach Foundation: 1-866-LAST-BET – an organization dedicated to increasing public awareness about gambling issues and offering direct support to problem gamblers and their families.

Prevention First:archived journal articles, online training and conference registration, and direct links to sites containing information on prevention and related issues.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: Information for parents.  En español

Round Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Made up of five villages: Round Lake Park, Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights, Round Lake and Hainesville.

SMART (Self-Management And Recovery Training) is an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Learn how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions by using this 4-point program.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) : An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Talking with Kids about Tough Issues : practical, concrete tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some very tough issues: sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs and alcohol.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: leading America to better health, safety and well-being.

United Way of Lake County